Education is the key to understanding. We apply scientific principles to alcohol beverage diagnostics to improve the overall appreciation of fine spirits, and aid the consumer in sorting out the best. Many educational and professional training programs do not yet reflect the true science involved in nosing and evaluation. These are comments from educators who understand the power of using a tool designed for the job and who work hard daily to raise the quality bar within the industry.
MPS, CFBE, Instructor, College of Southern Nevada, Hospitality Management: "Use of The NEAT glass has been very successful in our Liquor & Bar Management course. Students unfamiliar with drinking or tasting spirits straight and undiluted, can better appreciate the flavor nuances of various spirits without the nose-numbing effects of alcohol vapors. I have found no other vessel that achieves what The NEAT glass provides for objective tasting and analysis."
Spirits Educator, Marketing Consultant: "What happens when we encounter spirits is pretty interesting: a swirl of complex aromas and flavors bound up in high alcohol wafting together from the glass to your nose. Intense alcohol causes burn and gets in the way of enjoying aromas. Modern glassware does not address that problem for the user, and the most popular glass on the market is designed for blending labs where alcohol is purposely diluted. With NEAT I pour bottle-strength or over-proof spirits, stick my nose in the "sweet spot" and experience exactly what the spirit is about without alcohol burn. That's pretty impressive. No other glass performs as well".
Founder, Distillery University: Our goal is to provide our students with the best possible education and that means using the best tools. We use the NEAT glass in our sensory evaluation events in order to fully illustrate the finer points and nuances of each spirit without assaulting the nose and palate with distracting and unpleasant burning. Being able to pick out individual flavor and aroma notes in the spirit is crucial in order for a new distiller to develop their nose. The NEAT glass accomplishes this on every level.