Glencairn Whisky Glass Set of 4
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- Four glasses
- Transparent, lustrous crystal
- Winner of the 2006 Queen's Award for Innovation
- Short, elegant base stand
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The design of this glass is based on the traditional "nosing" glass used by master whisky blenders. The pinched waist holds the aroma and the tapering neck directs the bouquet up to your nose. The smaller opening keeps the air in the room from confusing your senses so you get a more precise "nose". A traditional nosing glass has no cuts in the glass or other decoration because it would distort the color of the whisky.
The Glencairn glass was originally designed for pub/bar use so it is a sturdy little glass. The bottom is heavy so it's not easily tipped over and is easily grasped. It feels good in the hand. The only glass that would provide a better hand feel (in my opinion) would be a small brandy snifter. A sherry copita would also be a good substitute glass.
The size of the bowl was designed to hold the "proper" amount of scotch which is between 35 & 50 mL or approximately 1.5 fluid oz. in a US bar. You pour the scotch to the area on the glass where it just starts to taper up. The photo on the box shows a "proper" pour. The opening is a comfortable size for nosing and drinking.
Glencairn also sells a crystal version of this glass but I prefer this lead free version because it is sturdy. The lead free version can go through the dishwasher if you choose but I always hand wash mine so that I don't get any soap or rinse agent residue in the glass. I find this glass to be the right combination of sturdy and elegance.Read more ›
So the price was good but obviously too good to be true. These are used glasses- the evidence is overwhelming.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Nice quality whisky glass set that is far less expensive than most of equal qualityPublished 1 day ago by R. Wildey
This glasses are lovely. Just perfect for intended use and help make any whiskey special.Published 6 days ago by Geneva O'Neill
Great product for a great price. I see similarly priced sets of 2.Published 9 days ago by Clark Foy
I'm very happy with the physical quality of these. but I'm amazed by how well I can smell the liquors I put in these compared to a normal glass.Published 10 days ago by Craig Luft
Great shape. I only want a small amount of this type of drink and these glasses are perfect. Having only 4 I should probably buy 4 more in case I decide to host a poker party. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Apuch
Great glasses. My only gripe are that you really have to tilt the head back to finish the drink. But that is just what a glencairn is like. So glencairn wise these are awesome. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Daniel