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Choosing the right glass in which to serve a drink is one of the essential parts of great bartending – no one wants to drink wine from a pint glass or lager from a coupe!

When it comes to whiskey specifically, you might be surprised to learn that there is more than one type of glass to choose from and it’s important to pick the right one (especially if you’re serving a whiskey enthusiast).

Bartender and beverage director Dustin Haarstad talks you through the different types of whiskey glasses you’ll come across behind the bar.

Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:

  • The six main types of whiskey glasses
  • Why the glass type matters
  • What type of glass to use for cocktails, mixed drinks, and serving whiskey neat

Servers and bartenders, give your guests a memorable whiskey experience with help from our star instructor.


Dustin Haarstad

Dustin Haarstad is a bartender and beverage director at the acclaimed whiskey bar Canon, and the founder of cocktail consulting company Blind Tiger Cocktail Co.

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