Modern tap (Barcelona, Spain)
Modern tap (Barcelona, Spain)Courtesy Tom Raftery

In preparation for the Science Museum's upcoming Social Science event, "Fermentational Informational," I've been reading about weird beer glasses.

Not to be confused with beer goggles, the shapes of these "containers that hold our libations" are apparently pretty important -- at least in terms of understanding

"the technologies and the knowledge at our disposal through the ages."

For serious: Anthropologist Krystal D'Costa says so in Scientific American!

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