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polycarbonate plastic glasses on bonfire night

On bonfire night, safety is always a consideration. And that doesn’t just mean making sure fires and fireworks are kept under control.

Serving drinks can also be a cause for concern, as handling glasses in the dark can result in breakages. Shards of glass can present a safety hazard - but with polycarbonate plastic glasses, you can enjoy all the fizz and sparkle of fireworks with a glass of your favourite tipple.

Why polycarbonate plastic glasses are perfect for bonfire night

The main reason for turning to polycarbonate plastic at this time of year is to ensure the safety of your guests, particularly children.

Rather than feeling stressed, why not make life easier by choosing polycarbonate alternatives to traditional glass? You eliminate the risk of injury from glass cuts, which means there’s no rush to clean up when someone drops their drink.

Our polycarbonate glasses are virtually unbreakable. They can fall onto hard ground, be kicked around, and still stay in one piece. In fact, all you have to do is put them in the dishwasher, and they’ll come out looking as good as new.

It doesn’t matter how many guests you have or how lively the party becomes –
polycarbonate glasses won’t break. Another advantage of polycarbonate is that it’s a lightweight material, making the glasses easier to handle and carry around.

Firework party drinks with an alcoholic kick

Whether you’re serving alcoholic drinks or cosy winter warmers, we have the perfect glass or cup for the occasion. Here are some fun ideas for bonfire night drinks with a fiery twist.

Mulled wine is a classic choice on a cold, dark night, and it can be served in this 1.7 litre jug containing four stackable wine glasses. Mulled wine is made by heating red wine with spices, including cloves, cinnamon, and star anise, along with orange zest. It's a warm and aromatic drink perfect for sipping by a glowing fire.

An alternative to mulled wine is hot spiced cider. Simply heat apple cider with a blend of spices such as cinnamon sticks, cloves, and nutmeg. You can also add a splash of rum or whisky to give it an extra kick.

For a real winter warmer, make Irish coffee by combining hot coffee with Irish whisky and topping it with a layer of whipped cream. Or concoct a traditional hot toddy from brandy, hot water, honey, and lemon juice. It's a soothing drink that's ideal served in this elegant unbreakable coffee mug on a chilly evening.

For something a bit different, try serving warm gin and tonic in this classic martini glass. Heat the tonic water and add a shot of your favourite gin, along with a slice of lemon or orange.

Cosy non-alcoholic bonfire night warmers

There are also some delicious non-alcoholic drinks that will keep your guests cosy and snug. A steaming mug of hot chocolate is always popular. Top it with whipped cream, marshmallows, and chocolate shavings to make it even more special.

Enjoy some seasonal produce with a homemade pumpkin spice latte. Mix espresso or strong coffee with steamed milk and pumpkin spice syrup, then add a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Serve in this unbreakable polycarbonate plastic latte cup.

A simple spiced tea is delicious as well as aromatic. Add sweet apple or orange peel to give it extra flavour and fragrance, and pour into this classic clear mug.

Choose unbreakable polycarbonate plastic glasses for a bonfire night with a bang!

Virtually Glass is a specialist supplier of polycarbonate glasses suitable for all types of beverages, including wine, cocktails, beer, and non-alcoholic drinks.

Our high-quality range includes wine glasses, champagne glasses, beer glasses, tumblers and cocktail glasses – in different shapes and sizes to suit any occasion.

To find out more, call us on 07432 672377 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.