The whiskey decanter is a container, of good capacity, made of glass or crystal used to store whiskey. It is distinguished by its cap and its base which must be wide, stable and quite massive.
For a very long time, the carafe was intended for a very specific social category. It was an indicator of wealth and notoriety. However, nowadays its use has become more common and standardized.
Despite its democratization, the carafe remains an object distinguished by a rather particular use which has gradually evolved.
Use of the whiskey decanter
The whiskey decanter was originally intended exclusively to store whiskey . Over the years and mainly because of its visual appearance, its use has diversified.
Storage of whiskey
A whiskey decanter oxygenates the whiskey and facilitates the release of its aromas. The objective is to develop the taste of your beverage and enhance it.
It is a container benefiting from a fairly large volume of air, in contact with the whisky. This allows its aeration as well as the oxidation of the most unpleasant elements of the drink. The richest aromas and flavors are preserved for an intense and more consistent taste.
A decorative element
These days, the main reason for having a decanter revolves around its aesthetic appeal. The latter has, in fact, become an essential element of your bar.
Thanks to the different sophisticated shapes it could have and its elegant design, it will allow you to display your refinement. Your guests will appreciate both your hospitality and the whiskey you present to them.
Your drink will be preserved in a clear and transparent container. Its color and texture, important elements for any connoisseur, will be clearly visible.