Our friend David Hill has created the perfect whiskey glass, The Blasadh.
We asked him to describe the glass, and the reasoning behind its creation.
"Here's the starting point. Alcohol vapors are lighter than the other volatile organic compounds and esters that make up the nose of a whisky. In a typical glass that narrows toward the top, the aromas are concentrated inward - but so is the alcohol. Consequently, anything above 43% is impossible to accurately nose due to the spirit "burn".
The shape of this glass does 3 things.