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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 in this online lesson.

What you'll learn in the A guide to whiskey glasses lesson

  • 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

Who the Whiskey basics course is for

Servers and bartenders, delve into the wonderful world of whiskey and up your dram game with help from the experts!


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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