It became world-famous with the Film Noir of the 1940s and 50s and the popular hard-boiled thrillers about Sam Spade or Philip Marlowe: The Whiskey Decanter. Unforgotten are the scenes with stars like Burt Lancaster or Humphrey Bogart, who pour themselves a “proper” drink from a glass decanter or offer it to their guests. And even today, whiskey decanters still enjoy great popularity in many home bars. In this guide, I tell you what you should look out for when buying. Whiskey decanter sets will save you some money as the decanters come along with some glasses.
Introduction to whiskey glasses
Only with the right whiskey glasses, the tasting of whiskey will be a real pleasure. The glasses come in different shapes and sizes. Choosing the right one depends not only on the whiskey itself but also on the chosen drinks like on the rocks, pure, mixed or cocktails. The glasses are influencing the taste and smell. So this guide should give an overview of the glass types and how they make the difference. The most common whiskey glasses are listed below: