A staple for the liquor connoisseur, a whiskey decanter provides a sophisticated touch when storing and pouring your favorite spirits. Perfect for scotch, whisky, and bourbon, a personalized whiskey decanter engraved with the phrase of your choice makes an excellent gift idea. It is the perfect way to showcase all your spirits in style.
A throwback to the 1950s and 1960s after prohibition, bourbon, scotch, and whiskey decanter sets have re-surged in popularity in recent years. The centerpiece of this resurgence being the whiskey decanter. Handsome and effortlessly displaying your liquor of choice, and personalized with your engraving of choice, they instantly transform your counter-top from ordinary to extraordinary.
What is a Whiskey Decanter, and What is it Used For?
Originally a whisky or scotch decanter was used to preserve liquors, the prevailing wisdom of the time being that the bottles in which liquor was purchased in were ugly or unsophisticated, and also many times hard to reseal. Additionally, corks used to bottle the whisky tended to dry out or go bad, tainting the flavor. You can imagine after prohibition, the liquor manufacturer's main concern wasn't the bottle or cork. It was making a good product in enough quantity to satisfy the demand in the roaring 50's and 60's after prohibition ended! So what was a refined socialite to do? In came personalized whiskey decanters and scotch decanters which solved all three problems. Their resealable tops kept insects and bugs our of your fine liquors, while handsomely showcasing them for your guests to see, and preserving the liquor from contact with the air.
Excellent storage devices, they can be used for whiskey, scotch, or bourbon, and seal nicely so they keep the flavors intact for years. The perfect match for our whiskey glasses, they are designed for easy pouring and would look perfect at the heart of any liquor cabinet. Whiskey decanters in general are great for any drinks which have a layer of sediment, something which can appear in old whiskeys. Owning a decanter will help your whisky breathe and could make it last longer. Above all else, it would look awesome in your home and would be a good go-to when you’re in need of a stiff drink!