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3 Types of Whiskey Glasses

Any whiskey lover will know that there are lots of different whiskey glasses used for different purposes. You might think there are many whiskey glasses; but you will be really surprised when you know that there are a lot more than you expect. In fact, there are even personalized whiskey glasses that you can get for yourself. Because whiskey glasses come in different types and have different uses, it is important that you get a whiskey glass that really matches you; like we said, a personalized whiskey glass. In this article, you will learn about the top 3 different types of whiskey glasses. These are the top 3 most common whiskey glasses.

The first whiskey glass you should know about is the tumbler. This is the most common whiskey glass as many whiskey drinkers and non-whiskey drinkers associate this tumbler with whiskey. Tumblers are very short with wide bowls. You can fit the tumbler perfectly in your hand because of its shortness. The tumbler is also great because you do not have to drink a lot because, again, of its shortness, allowing less whiskey to go in the glass. Not only that, but the wideness of the tumbler can allow ice to be placed. If you like a whiskey glass that fits perfectly in your hand, allows you to control your intake on whiskey, and has space for ice, then your personalized whiskey glass should be the tumbler.

Another really common whiskey glass is the snifter. The first reaction to this is might be to say that snifters are for brandy. That’s sort of true. Why we say this is because a lot of people use snifters for whiskey as well as for brandy. The snifter is used when you really want to taste different types of whiskeys. The snifter is great for testing out new whiskeys because smell in whiskey is very important. You should get snifters as your personalized whiskey glass if you want to taste and smell different whiskeys.

The third and last whiskey glass that we will mention here is the glencairn. Believe it or not, but the glencairn was made by combining both the tumbler and the snifter whiskey glasses together. The shape of the glencairn is like a short, tulip glass. These glencairn glasses are great because it shows all the nuances of the whiskey. The color, the texture, the smell can all be predicted by the drinker because of this great glass. Even before taking a sip, you will already know what to expect. You can also get this wonderful glass as your personalized whiskey glass.

There are more whiskey glasses out there; but the three we mentioned are definitely the most common ones. If you want to get the perfect whiskey glass for yourself, then you first have to know what kind of a whiskey drinker you are.