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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

The Economist | #Beer drinking: Shape up!

What sort of glass you drink from predicts how fast you drink

"WOULD you like that in a straight or a jug, sir?" was once a common response to British pubgoers' request for a pint. Like the Lilliputians in "Gulliver's Travels", who argued whether a boiled egg should be opened at the pointed or the rounded end, beer drinkers were adamant that only from their preferred shape of glass did their tipple taste best.


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