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snifter

1. a pear-shaped glass with a short stem and a bowl that narrows towards the top so that the aroma of brandy or a liqueur is retained
2. Informal a small quantity of alcoholic drink
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Occasionally we get a glimpse of Neuhaus and his cronies, cigars and brandy snifters in hand, reacting with "blind rage" to this or that liberal deprecation.
A good bar setup should include glasses for martinis, highballs, Collins and beer as well as brandy snifters, sherry copitas and champagne flutes.
Previously, brandy snifters and Scotch nosing glasses were used to taste bourbon, as the optimal glass for this spirit had never been developed.
Rossing of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb brought a number of brandy snifters and wine glasses into the laboratory.
Enjoy them well-chilled and serve them in brandy snifters that will concentrate their intense fruit aromas.
As an alternate finale to any brisk winter affair, offer brandy snifters with an ounce or two of cognac to savor: Hennessy, Hine, Courvoisier, Martell, Ferrand, Remy Martin, Prunier.
Brandy snifters, a glass with a short stem and wide foot designed to cradle the bowl in your hand to warm the brandy, makes a nice addition to your collection.
Set out bite-sized, healthy snacks such as popcorn, raisins or nuts in brandy snifters.