Glass Shape Influences How Quickly We Drink Alcohol

A new study, conducted by the University of Bristol’s School of Experimental Psychology and published in PLoS ONE, suggests that how quickly we drink alcohol is influenced by the shape of the glass the alcohol is served in. The experimental study’s participants, aged 18 to 40, were asked to drink a non-alcoholic beverage or a light beer out of a straight-sided glass or beer flute. The participants who elected to drink out of the beer flute consumed their beverage nearly twice as fast than the participants who drank their beverage out of a straight-sided glass.

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