Ever notice how fun it is to swirl your glass when sipping on a smooth concoction? Apparently so did the makers of the Roller Rock Glass ($22). Arriving with its own ice ball mold, this clever glass features a spike in the middle to guide the ice ball around the edge of the glass, slowly cooling your drink without watering it down.
Wines, brandy, margaritas, even martinis — it seems like every drink has a signature glass to go along with it, so why not whiskey? Developed in collaboration with the biggest companies in the whiskey-making business, the Stolzle Glencairn Whiskey Glass ($7) is designed specifically for sipping on the brown stuff, with a 6.75 oz. capacity, lead-free crystal construction, a wide bowl to better show off the color, and a tapered mouth for easy drinking and more aroma.
You've got the French Oven, so why not get yourself some matching tea/coffee mugs? These Le Creuset Stoneware Mugs ($12/each) are made with the same high-quality standards as the company's cookware, and feature the same non-porous enamel finish to resist odors, staining, chipping, and cracking, with no chemical leaching. Available in six colorways, so you should have no trouble finding one to match your decor.
Add a little Scandanavian flair to your weekend beer blast with these Iittala Krouvi Beer Mugs ($8/each; $27/4-pack). Designed by Oiva Toikka in 1973, they feature textured sides, smooth rims, embossed measurements on the side, and an inviting, broad shape that encourages, shall we say, an enhanced drinking pace.
Nothing says "manly" quite like drinking whiskey out of a former animal part. These Horn Whiskey Tumblers ($65) allow you to do just that. Made in England by a 170-year-old horn works company from ethically sourced materials, they feature a smooth finish, one-of-a-kind details, and the "Stay Sharp" motto engraved into the base.
There isn't a whole lot to say about the Titanium Straw ($18) that you can't get from its name. It's made from food safe titanium, is dishwasher safe, and pretty much guarantees that you'll never have to deal with a hole in your straw again.
Unfortunately, modern pop culture has sullied the legacy of the tin cup, leaving it with the foul stench of a bad Kevin Costner golf movie. Reclaim its lost history with the Jacob Bromwell Tin Cup ($40). Historically correct and handcrafted using some of the same equipment that's been churning out these classic vessels since 1819, this simple relic is probably the purest way to enjoy your favorite whiskey.
Who knew beer glasses could be so... adorable? The Gama-Go Pint Glass Four Pack ($40) is a set of four 16 oz. beer-begging glasses, each featuring a different Gama-Go design — Bling Wall, Whoooooooo, Yeti Forest and Squid Wreck. All four glasses will arrive in a custom package, and are sure to bring some sickeningly sweet sparkle to your dark, damp, S&M-themed beer dungeon.
With a legacy dating back to ancient times, Leather Vessels ($22-$200) are painstakingly-handcrafted cups, tankards, flasks, and bottles, each made with highest-possible level of detail and accuracy. A few more contemporary designs are available now, and will soon be joined by strict medieval reproductions of real-life vessels, some of which were studied by the creators at the Museum of London. So pick one up, fill it with some Mead, and toast to a time of kings, queens, knights, and shockingly bad hygiene.
Even if you're not a drinker, this work of art will look great on the shelf. Crafted by award-winning designer Fred Bould, the helix-shaped Twist Cocktail Shaker ($145) features an integrated removable strainer, and is made of thermal-retentive Nambé metal that should be chilled before mixing drinks for optimal results.
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The right glass can make a world of difference when enjoying your favorite brew. Spiegelau Beer Glasses ($30/2-pack) are designed to enhance the flavor, aroma, and mouthfeel of beer, and with varieties available for pilsners, lagers, and wheat beers, you're sure to find one that matches your tastes.
You can't go wrong with concrete. These Concrete Tumblers ($40 set) mix a solid concrete base with a glass top, giving off a modern vibe that works as well for water as it does for martinis while providing an ultra-stable base for minimal spillage.