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Whiskey drinkers probably have all the whiskey glasses they need at this point, but they might need a decanter. Some whiskey drinkers might not notice a difference between whiskey left in a bottle versus a decanter, but they make for lovely home bar decor.
These whiskey decanters would look perfect in Dad's study or Grandpa's kitchen. They're the perfect gift for whiskey lovers, and remember, there are some health benefits to drinking whiskey (in moderation, of course).
Why Use a Decanter
Experts say there is no point in using a whiskey decanter. Since whiskey doesn't age in a bottle like wine, advancedmixology.com says there is no functional purpose of using a whiskey decanter. However, don't let that stop you from buying a decanter. If you think your bottle of Old No. 7 will look aesthetically pleasing in a unique decanter, go for it.
Whiskey decanters look fabulous on bar carts, in home offices and truly make a statement anytime you're hosting guests. Plus, buying a whiskey decanter set ensures you'll have a matching glass (or several) to improve your home bar set up.
We recommend whiskey stones if you truly want to buy a "useful" whiskey gift. They are perfect for chilling drinks without watering them down from ice cubes. They're made of granite and kept in the freezer until you're ready to use them.
Of course, some people say they're useless as well, but it must depend on the brand and how long they were prepped before using.
Best Whiskey Decanter Sets
This glass decanter is perfect for your baseball-lovin' dad. It comes with four whiskey glasses and is made from 100% lead-free glass. It can hold up to about 25 ounces of your favorite whiskey.
The unique decanter is going to come in handy when baseball season is in full swing. (Pun totally intended.)
Amazon's best seller in liquor decanters is this globe decanter. I could see this being a great gift for travelers or educators who need a decanter in their home office. It's perfect for about 28 ounces of your favorite hard liquor.
The glasses are also designed to match the decanter.
For under $70, you can get this set. It comes with a decanter, a dispenser, one glass stopper, a stand, two glasses, and nine chilling stones. This would be a great housewarming gift.
It has everything a whiskey lover could want (minus the whiskey).