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Sipping Stones - Set of 9 Grey Whisky Chilling Rocks - Made of 100% Pure Soapstone
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- Includes 9 Grey Sipping Stones Made from Natural Soapstone
- Chill Your Whiskey Drink with No Dilution
- Preserve the Taste of your Favorite Whisky Drink
- Store in Your Freezer, Ready to Use in Just Hours
- Perfect As A Gift or for Your Next Cocktail Party
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Use: Rinse before first usage then place in your freezer until the stones are as cold as desired. When ready, add two or three stones to your glass. Fill the glass with enough liquid to cover the stones. Let the drink sit for a few minutes to allow the stones to chill your drink. After use, simply rinse and allow the stones to dry before returning them to your freezer. Never chew or attempt to eat.
About Soapstone: Known for its ability to maintain a temperature for long periods of time, natural soapstone is listed as Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS) by the FDA. Soapstone is made up of talc which will not react to water, alcohol and or other drinks. If used with care, soapstone will not scratch your glasses.
Proper Usage: Sipping Stones are not meant to cool as a drink as quickly or as much as ice. They are intended to provide a slight chill-between 8 and 15 degrees-that will protect the taste without drowning the quality.
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What they will do:
- Drop the temp of your drink by a few degrees
- Keep the drink from being diluted for slow sippers who don't want their drink watered down
- Allow for a reusable set of chilling stones that provide many reuses
- Keep an already chilled drink cool longer
What they won't do:
- Cool a drink to refrigerator temperatures (they just can't, it's a matter of physics)
- Keep a drink ice cold for long periods of time (meant to chill, not super-cool drinks)
- Scrape high quality glasses (soft stone, rounded corners mean little to no scuffing)... no promises on low grade glass
These will work for the intended purpose, which is to keep a chilled drink cool longer, or to add a slight chill to a drink. They can't possibly make a room temperature drink ice cold, because they just don't have the thermal mass to do so. But if kept in the freezer (in a cold spot, not on the door), they will work nicely for someone that absolutely must have their spirits straight. Many people are used to ice diluted drinks, and no, these cannot compete with the thermal mass of frozen water, but the trade off is, they won't dilute the drink either.
As long as you know what you're getting when you buy them, these are great. Just don't expect them to be something they're not.
After several large whiskeys and much strenuous hands-on research, I have found that the overarching purpose of this product is not to reduce the temperature of your favorite bourbon by a few degrees or to even save it from the unthinkable fate of having sooty ice dilute it. The main purpose of this product is to make a statement. A statement that says, "I put rocks in my drink, and you don't."
Sure, It manages to cool the whiskey somewhat, and yes, I suppose the appalling watery saturation of your libation is spared, but in the end, you're carrying around a glass full of quarry rubble. I tried to convince myself at the beginning of this purchase that this was going to sky-rocket my enjoyment of whiskeys exponentially, perhaps resulting in a parade being thrown in my honor. Ultimately, I ended up being even more insufferably pedantic than I usually am, which I was pretty sure couldn't happen after the time I purchased that replica Albrecht Dürer woodcut. I tried to convince myself otherwise, but let's not try to lie to ourselves, if you're buying this product, you're a pedantic pedant whom gleefully shows off any and all pendants. The muslin carrying pouch should have tipped me off about that.Read more ›
These are soapstone, which feels soft for a rock and has a powdery feel to it that is always present. They won't leach powder into your beverage, that is just how soapstone feels. Rinse these and dry fully, put them in the freezer for 12 hours to get one glass worth of slightly chilled, more flavorful Scotch or Whiskey. If that is worth it to you, these are right for you. If that is too much work, than you won't like these. I only use them for my 'special occasion' Laphroaig 12-year cask-strength, which I drink once or twice a year.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I like the look of these stones better than the metal chilling cubes for whiskey. The way the product arrived and is packaged makes this a really great gift idea in my opinion. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Jennifer S
I really like these whiskey stones, the are a great gift idea for a real whiskey/bourbon drinker. It also makes for a great conversation starter when you use the stones to chill... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Veidt
I have been wanting to try these for a long time! So when I got them I was excited to try them! I am a vodka rocks kind of gal! So my drinks are always being diluted! Read morePublished 1 day ago by Sandra H. Albert
This was the perfect gift for my husband and he loves them. They come in a cute book box with a cloth storage bag for them which was just as easy as wrapping it. Read morePublished 2 days ago by CLU
This is an awesome gift. I was immediately impressed by the yellow ribbon you pull to nicely slide out the set of 9 beautiful grey sipping stones with their labelled pouch... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Alex L
These are my favorite new things. I have 4 kids and never have enough room in my fridge for my wine. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Rachel
I purchased these as a gift for someone I now live with, and they work extremely well. I will say after over a year of continuous use, they have chipped away and become a little... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Katie Pritchard
The packaging for this product is exquisite. It is a really nice, decorative and detailed box with a pull out portion that holds the stones and bag. Read morePublished 4 days ago by MJ Stark
I have a friend who where looking for these for his burbon so I bought them for him as a present. He said they worked perfectly. Zero complaints. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Shari