Most people know that the right wine glass can enhance the enjoyment of different wine and that the right beer mug allows for better tasting of ales and pilsners. But not as many people realize that spirits such as whiskeys, tequilas and liqueurs can also be enhanced with the right glass. Spirits tend to have harsher aromas and as a result, they aren’t generally enjoyed at their best. But that’s about to change thanks to the NEAT glass.
This glass was created for anyone that enjoys spirits, liqueurs or fortified wine. It’s fairly common knowledge that the sense of smell is the true reason for our enjoyment of a flavour. In fact, it’s said to be responsible for at least 75% of a flavour’s impact. But the sharp alcohol vapour of most spirits makes a proper appreciation of the beverage difficult. The escaping ethanol burns the nose and the full character of the liquid can’t be properly evaluated. The NEAT Glass changes all that. Its unique shape keeps the alcohol molecules around the outside of the glass so that by holding your nose over the centre of the glass, you can get the full richness and aroma of the beverage without the sharp alcoholic bite marring the scent. [Read more…]