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Discovering The Truth About Drinks

Enjoy Whiskey Using These Types of Glass

Did you know that you can improve your whiskey drinking experience by using the right glass for the kind of whiskey that you like? The same applies to drinking whiskey, and you will only have the best experience from the right glass. Using a special glass has its merits, and that depends on the whiskey that you are taking. This article gives a brief at some whiskey glass available.

Tumbler – If you are not familiar with other specialized whiskey glasses, then tumbler would be the best one for you. It is a simple glass which is widely used in most parts of the world because it is available in most stores. It is useful for other purposes apart from taking whiskey. It is the preferable glass because of its simplicity and easy holding. It also has enough space to accommodate your drink and a few ice cubes thus it is an important piece that you must have in your cabinet.

Snifter – This glass is viewed by many people that it is appropriate for brandy but can also serve in drinking whiskey. Whiskey has a pleasant smell, and this glass brings it right to your nose it has a narrow top thus you not only drink what you like, but you can feel its smell. Most snifters are not as heavy as tumblers, but you can find those with thick bases to provide stability.

Glencairn – This type of glass takes the qualities of both tumblers and snifters. This glass has been in use for an extended period, and most drinkers attach a lot of value to it. It has a tulip shape and looks beautiful when it holds whiskey. The curved sides of the glass give a user a clear view of the whiskey so that he can evaluate texture and color and it also shows any impurities if any. At the top of the glass, it is narrower than the base, and this is meant to concentrate the aroma of the whiskey.

Copita – Also known as the dock glass by real whiskey fanatics, this glass has stood the test of time. Unlike other whiskey glasses, Copita comes with a stem which you use to hold the glass. The stem provides the perfect handle so that your hands are not near the edge of the glass where your mouth is. Notably, you will see some similarities to the Glencairn or a narrow snifter.

Rocking – The rocking glasses are quite similar to tumblers except that they have curved bottom. They are known as rocking glass because they gently rock on the table as they do not have a flat bottom to keep them stable. It is a conversation starter in most occasions, and whiskey fans love it for it rocking nature, and it is also easy to hold comfortably.

The right glass gives you the best whiskey drinking experience. It is also interesting to know the best type of glass for a particular type of whiskey. As a hobby, you can have a collection of these glasses in your cabinet.