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Glassware – Crystal Clear or Dull and Cloudy?

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Just as normal glassware, polycarbonate glassware can get dull and cloudy to look at. If treated with care, polycarbonate glassware from Glass4ever however can maintain a lifespan of up to 20 times that of ordinary glassware. According to The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service Glassware washed in a dishwasher can be clean, but may remain cloudy.  It is important to identify the cause of cloudiness in order to determine how to deal with it. The two main types of cloudiness are: A build-up or a film of matter on the glass Etching or leaching out of metals ions    from the glass To determine the type of cloudiness, try scratching the surface […]

The Bordeaux

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The Glass4ever 40 cl wine glass is shaped like a typical Bordeaux glass: tall with a broad bowl, and is designed for full bodied red wines like Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. Did you know that the effect of glass shape on the taste of wine has not been demonstrated by any scientific study and remains controversial. It is however believed by some that the shape of the glass is important, as it concentrates the flavor and aroma (or bouquet) to emphasize the varietal’s characteristic. One common belief is that the shape of the glass directs the wine itself into the best area of the mouth from the varietal. This is based on ideas about the nature of […]

The Maß

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The Maß (pronounced [ˈmas]) is the Bavarian language word for a mug of beer. In modern times, a Maß is defined as exactly 1 liter (33.8 US fl oz.). Maß is often used as an abbreviation for Maßkrug (plural: Maßkrüge), a one liter volume glass drinking vessel with a handle. This is frequently used in Bavarian beer gardens and beer halls and is a staple of Oktoberfest. It is often referred to as a beer stein or beer mug by English speakers. Maßkrugstemmen is an endurance competition that is gaining in notoriety during Oktoberfest season. It is holding a full mug of beer at arm’s length until there is a […]

The Épernay

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The Glass4ever Épernay chanpagne glass is named after the french city of Épernay located 130 km north east of Paris. It is best known as the principal “entrepôt” for champagne wines, which are bottled and kept in large cellars built into the chalk rock on which the town is built. Épernay is also the home town of Moët & Chandon who have their champagne caves in the area. The Épernay champagne glass have a beautifull shape and an elegance that makes it a glass of choice for many champagne lovers, around the globe. The Glass4ever Épernay is perfectly sized and balanced to boost the presentation of a standard 100 ml serving.

The Schmiddy

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The Schmiddy is an Australian term for a beer glass typically 35 cl, which is somewhere in between a Schonner that holds 42.5 Cl and a Middy that holds 28.5 cl. The Schimiddy is also refererred to as a Libby Gibraltar in the US. The Glass4ever Schimiddy is a granity styled glass ideal for serving beer and soft drinks.

The Rock

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Rock glasses, sometimes also referred to as old fashioned glasses or lowball glasses are short tumblers used for serving alcoholic beverages, but can also be used to serve softdrinks, or water. Rock glasses are given its name as drinks served in them typically are served with ice (on the rocks). Granity is probably one of the most recognized glassware shapes, with a name that everybody knows but, what is the story behind the name? We are actually not sure ourselves so if you know we would be happy to hear from you? What we do know however is that the Glass4ever Granity lineup offers a great variety in sizes and variations all around the […]

Bar workers have a high probability to cut wounds from broken glassware

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According to the University of Wales College of Medicine, bar workers often sustain cuts from bar glassware, many of which involve deep structures such as ligaments, and are disabling. A study on the risk of occupational glass injury in bar staff revealed that 41% of bar workers in South Wales have sustained bar glass injury. Fifteen per cent of these had sustained five or more separate “sharp” injuries from broken glassware. After 13% of incidents, treatment had been sought in an emergency unit. Another study found that 74% of bar staff reported lacerations from broken glassware at work, and of these, 18% were injured on more than 10 occasions. In addition, most […]

The Cocktail

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The Glass4ever stemless cocktail glasses are also sometimes referred to as a cosmopolitan glass. Did you know that the Cosmopolitan Cocktail was invented and named on a warm South Beach evening in February 1989 by Natalie Thomas who was the Maitre D’ at The Strand Restaurant? In March of 1989 Cosmopolitan Magazine featured Thomas in an article about 6 of America’s Top Female Maitre D’s with a full page photo and story about Thomas’ experiences as a woman in charge at the world renowned celebrity see and be seen hot spot. To celebrate this honor Thomas held a party on February 20th and served trays of the cocktail which she […]

The Martini

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The Martini is a cocktail made with gin and vermouth, and garnished with an olive or a lemon twist. Over the years, the Martini has become one of the best-known mixed alcoholic beverages. The exact origin of the Martini is unclear. Numerous cocktails with names and ingredients similar to the modern-day Martini were first seen in bartending guides of the late 19th century. For example, in the 1888 Bartender’s Manual there was a recipe for a drink that consisted of half a wine glass of Old Tom Gin and a half a wine glass of vermouth. In 1863, an Italian vermouth maker started marketing their product under the brand name […]

We have been online for 1 month now – Please help us do better

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We have now been online with our website for 1 month and the stats are as follows: 233 visits, 134 unique visitors, 762 page views and a bounce rate that has fallen from 62% to 49% over the last 3 weeks. 38 of the visits are referred to us from LinkedIn where we have 9 followers on have had 3,296 impressions. 62 of the visits are referred to us from Facebook where we have 53 likes and the majority of page views are from people in Singapore, Denmark and Japan. So what does this mean to us… It means that we can do better and we hope you want to help us by spreading the […]