Posts Tagged whisky

Three sets of Irish Coffee mugs

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner – in fact, it’s less than three weeks away!  If you want to celebrate in style, now is the time to think of proper glassware, such as Irish Coffee mugs or glasses.  While they are suitable for classic servings of their whiskey-based eponymous drink (see Irish Coffee […]


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Whiskey decanters for gifts or personal use

The cooler Autumn weather may prevent us from getting outside as much as we could in the summer months, but it also means the indoors are a bit more cozy.  With that in mind, I point to the age-old whiskey decanter, a great item to accentuate cozy, indoor places.  Not only are decanters great for […]


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Glassware gift sets for under $40

It can sometimes be a challenge to find reasonably-priced Christmas gifts.  Not sure of what to get, you might opt for a gift which is “safe” but boring, or you might overspend in hope that the price alone justifies your thoughtfulness.  Here are a few ideas for glass sets which not only make great gifts, […]


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The world of jiggers, part II

Previously, you may have seen the post featuring several standard jiggers that provide bartenders with some help in serving consistent and well-proportioned drinks every time.  Today, I will feature a few jiggers which function the same as any ordinary jigger without looking like your straight-vanilla, metal jigger.     Kikkerland Jigger Cube This aluminum cube […]


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How to become a whisky all-star

Have you ever wanted to know the ins and outs of whisky tastes?  Do you want to know the regional differences of the whisky you like to sip?  If so, up your game with the Teroforma Whiskey Tasting Kit.  Kit comes with glasses, notepads, pencils, map, and more.


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A new whisky experience

If you are looking for a slightly different way to enjoy whisky in a glass, you may be interested in the Glencairn Wide-Bowl Whisky Glasses (Set of 4). Made with a slightly-ballooned body, this glass is a echoes the look and function of a traditional snifter, yet with a different, sleek design. At the bottom […]


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An updated snifter

I just came across this – the Stolzle Glencairn Whiskey Glass. Unlike the traditional snifter glass, which has a foot surmounted by a thin stem, this glass puts an entire “foot” underneath the vessel. Does it work aesthetically? I think so, but I do not know if it technically qualifies as a “snifter” per se. […]


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