Unique Tulip Glass
The culture of Palinka drinking and tasting is not just about the drink, it contains a characteristic object culture. Lots of Palinka bottles and glasses are known which are made in different shapes and from different materials. But everybody agrees that the tulip glass and the „whistling” bottle are the best companions of the Hungarian „soul-warmer”.
The characteristic shape of the „whistling” bottle is also rounded at the bottom, then it is narrowed at the top and its neck is three-four times longer then its body. Its name derived from a simple occurrence, when the cork was pulling out from the bottle, a characteristic „whistling” voice was heard because of the air getting out from the bottle neck. Nowadays Schnapps bottles with cork are quite rare, but the „whistling” bottle stayed popular, because the quality of the Schnapps can be established immediately after opening the bottle by the collected scents in the narrow bottleneck.