This article was published on The Age online December 19 2014.
The holiday season is so close you can almost taste it. Soon you’ll be relaxing with a few drinks surrounded by loved ones and friends, perhaps accompanied by “the light music of whisky falling into glasses”, as James Joyce put it.
But when it’s time to sip your favourite tipple, which type of glass should you use?
The Melbourne-created Denver & Liely Whisky Glass impressed the judges. Photo: http://www.denverandliely.com
Arguments about glassware are about as hopeless as whisky stones. The sturdy tumbler is regularly bemoaned by industry professionals, who prefer snifters and copitas. On the other hand, the tumbler is almost exclusively the glass of choice for advertisers and emotionally fragile film and TV characters.
Now a new contender has entered the fold. The Denver & Liely Whisky Glass, recently released by Melbourne-based designers Denver Cramer and Liely Faulkner, is reheating the debate by offering a compromise.