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Best All-Around Whiskey Glasses

Soho Home Barwell Cut Crystal Rocks Glass, Set of Four

Barwell Cut Crystal Rocks Glass, Set of Four
  • Beautiful look
  • Really high-quality crystal
  • Pricey

Compared to the Waterford glasses, we’ve got Soho Home, a relatively new retail off shoot of the famous members hotel. The design on these glasses, is a bit more modern, and the crystal feels a lot more luxury. Worth the price tag, in our opinion.

Best Non-Traditional Rocks Glasses

Clayton & Crume Two Rocks Glasses

Two Rocks Glasses
  • The leather finishes give them a unique look

I’ve been really obsessed with Clayton & Crume’s barware recently. The leather finishings make everything less formal, less fussy, but the look is as good as anything else on this list. They’re the perfect accompaniment to a casual weeknight drink, or they’re a great red solo cup replacement.

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Best Old-Fashioned Old Fashioned Glasses

Ralph Lauren Home Hudson Plaid Old-Fashioned Set

Hudson Plaid Old-Fashioned Set
  • Classic Americana look
  • Incredible weight to them, feel great in-hand
  • Pricey

Nobody does American luxury like Ralph Lauren, and Ralph Lauren Home is the biggest testament to that. There’s a bunch of different barware sets, but for rocks glasses and all the mixed drinks that typically go in them, we love the Hudson plaid look. It’s just such a classic look.

Best Modern Whiskey Glasses

CB2 Marta Ombre Amber Double Old-Fashioned Glass

Marta Ombre Amber Double Old-Fashioned Glass
  • Beautiful color, which really complements the shape
  • Great price
  • A bit modern for some tastes

If you want to swing in the other direction with something sleek and modern, it’s gotta be CB2. While we love a lot of the brand’s wares, the Duval Old-Fashioned glasses are an absolute fucking standout. The sleek and modern shape is honestly fine, nothing we would write home about. It’s the color that makes these glasses. The deep ombre on the glass looks so, so handsome.

Most Creative Whiskey Glasses

Whiskey Peaks The Rockies Glasses

The Rockies Glasses
  • A really fun look
  • Different collections showcase different mountain ranges
  • A little cheap feeling in-hand

In the bottom of each of these glasses is the blown-glass terrain of a mountain you know; the Rockies are pictured here, but the collection extends to other American peaks (like the Grand Tetons) as well as those around the world (like Mt. Fuji). It’s enough that a drink will make you dream of opening a distillery where topography touches the sky.

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Most Unique Whiskey Glasses

Riedel Rock Glass Drink Specific Glassware

Rock Glass Drink Specific Glassware
  • Classic look
  • High quality crystal
  • Other options have a nicer weight to them

Riedel glassware is a classic, but sometimes that can lean into feeling a bit stuffy. These glasses however, bring out the old in the best way. The art nouveau lines inspired by architecture and art from the turn of the (last) century. Plus, this specific set was made to serve seven classic cocktails: The Old Fashioned, Manhattan, Daiquiri, Sour, Peasant, Buck, and Julep.

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Best Luxury Whiskey Glasses

BACCARAT Harmonie Double Old-Fashioned Tumblers

Harmonie Double Old-Fashioned Tumblers
  • The best quality on this list
  • Simple, elegant design
  • Pricey

Baccarat makes crystal for those with impeccable taste in all things, drinks and otherwise. Need we say more?

Best Outdoor Whiskey Glasses

YETI 10 oz Stackable Lowball

10 oz Stackable Lowball
  • Walled stainless steel is great at maintaining temperature
  • Great color selection, customizable
  • Don’t look too fancy

Whether you’re sipping cask-strength or mixing with bottom shelf, YETI’s lowball is the best vessel for drinking outdoors, poolside, or anywhere you might need something a bit tougher. The walled stainless steel will hold temperature for hours, and the coated finishes don’t look too bad either. You might even start using them indoors!

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