Posted on April 19, 2011 | By The Bon-Vivant | Comments Off on The Perfect Martini Glass
Friend of this blog, and all around good egg, the Raincoaster, has published a lengthy consideration of the what makes the perfect martini glass.
There are solid practical reasons that beverageware evolved the way it has, and it pays to use the right container if you care enough to make the drink well. Don’t stick yourself with a bunch of Martini glasses that aren’t a positive pleasure to hold, because if it’s not a gratifying sensual experience, why bother in the first place? Just get yourself a paper bag and two straws and you’re good to go, right? It’s not as if “Plymouth 6:1 with a Twist” is on your diet anyway.
But, go read the whole thing.