Looking for whisky glasses to buy? Want to find the best double-walled glasses to sip your scotch from? Here are six of the best drinking glasses to buy, whether you want Dartington Crystal or Norlan glass.


We've also rounded up our favourite English whiskies to fill your glass with, so click here for the best English whiskies to buy today, or sip something sweet after dinner with the best whisky liqueurs. Looking for an affordable and eco-friendly way to keep your drinks cool? Check out the best reusable ice cubes and our hacks for making cocktail ice cubes. For more cocktail tips, check out these expert bartender tips for mastering cocktails at home.

Best whisky glasses to buy at a glance

  • Best minimalist whisky glass: Richard Brendon crystal rocks glass, £55, set of 2
  • Best glass for single malt whiskies: Riedel Vinum Single Malt Whisky Glass, £49.95, set of 2
  • Best double-walled whisky glass: Norlan whisky glass, £48, set of 2
  • Best whisky tumbler: Dartington Crystal Limelight Mitre Tumbler, £46, set of 2
  • Best blowout whisky glass: Nude Chill Marble and Whisky Tumbler Glass, £75
  • Best hybrid whisky glass: Denver & Liely Whisky Glass, £34.95

Best whisky glasses to buy 2023

Richard Brendon crystal rocks glass

Best minimalist whisky glass

If you’re going to make just one purchase let it be this. These sleek crystal glasses are big enough for mixing up and muddling ingredients – perfect for stirred, short cocktails.

Available from:
Selfridges (£55 for 2)

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Riedel Vinum Single Malt Whisky Glass (set of 2)

Best glass for single malt whiskies

A ic tasting glass designed for sampling single malt whisky, that would also work for sipping digestifs.

Norlan Whisky Glass

Best double-walled whisky glass

The double-walled design of this glass offers aesthetic appeal while capturing the flavours and aromas of the spirit. One for the whisky nerds.

Available from:
Norlan (£48/set of 2)

Dartington Crystal Limelight Mitre Tumbler

Best whisky tumbler

Every whisky drinker needs a y, reassuringly weighty glass to cradle in their hands (preferably by a roaring fire). This is our pick.

Available from:
Dartington Crystal (£46/set of 2)

Nude Chill Marble and Whisky Tumbler Glass

Best blowout whisky glass

This tumbler comes with a marble base that can be chilled in the fridge or freezer – so you can keep whisky cold without having to dilute with ice.

Available from:
Fenwick (£75)

Denver & Liely Whisky Glass

Best hybrid whisky glass

A sleek hand-blown glass designed as a cross between a ic snifter and a tumbler, this is a great option for both drams and longer drinks.

Available from:
Master of Malt (£34.95)


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