Pop quiz: Cymbal or Chardonnay?

The new Musician’s Friend catalog is here– hooray. It must be Tuesday. I have  a little money put aside for a new cymbal, so I paged over to the drum section. Oh my god, those descriptions are funny! So I decided to make a pop quiz. Can you tell if they’re talking about a cymbal or is it actually the description of a delicious mid-range Chardonnay?

1. Unique, with dry … overtones

A. Cymbal

B. Chardonnay

2. Crisp and lively with … a dry finish

A. Cymbal

B. Chardonnay

3. Natural and bright and … incredibly pure and intense

A. Cymbal

B. Chardonnay

4. Natural and bright, with great overtones …

A. Cymbal

B. Chardonnay

5. Silvery, breathy, and transparent … slightly complex and dense

A. Cymbal

B. Chardonnay

6. With silvery tones, [it] leaps out and competes for attention … bright and light

A. Cymbal

B. Chardonnay

7. Earthy, with a strong attack

A. Cymbal

B. Chardonnay

8. Strong attack … elegant finish

A. Cymbal

B. Chardonnay

How did you do?

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