iLaddie Whisky Nerd

Nerd Style Whisky Knowledge, Est. 2015



DIN 10960:2000-06 Tasting glass for wine

In the past I have already blogged about other ISO standardised glassware, but quite by accident I came across another standard detailing the shape of a nosing and tasting glass. This time it is a tasting glass prescribed by the... Continue Reading →

The NEAT Glass, a closer look

The NEAT Glass, image (cc) by myself The the NEAT Glass is an engineered glass, according to the website. I will not copy the content of this page ( so you will have to look at it yourself to find... Continue Reading →

Whisky glassware, compared, part II

A while ago I posted another blogpost where I compared three glasses to one another. Even though that blogpost was utterly brilliant, I thought I could do better. So much better in fact that I added "part II" to the... Continue Reading →

Whisky Glassware Patents List

How are the shapes of Whisky Glassware protected agains copying by others? Well, just like with all products, the inventors can apply for a patent that protects them from others illegally using their designs. That had me thinking. What would... Continue Reading →

Who makes The Glencairn Glass?

I was wondering who makes the GlenCairn Glass. I was wondering this because one would expect it to be made by The GlenCairn Company (est. 1980) in the UK. I was watching a video by Ralfy Mitchel. It has an... Continue Reading →

Whisky glassware, compared

  This blog is taking me one step further in finding out which glassware is best suited for tasting and nosing whisky. I already did some comparison in an earlier blog which can be found here. So which glasses have... Continue Reading →

How to (not) have a proper Whisky / Wine tasting!

In this blog I explain to myself how I should organise a proper whisky / wine tasting! What are the "do's" and what are the "don'ts"? What environment should I be in? How can I prevent bias during a whisky... Continue Reading →

“The” whisky glasses got delivered

Some while back I found out that the tasting glasses I owned were not actually the official INAO / ISO 3591:1977 tasting glasses. So I looked around online and found them! I tried finding them at my local stores but... Continue Reading →

Tasting Glassware, compared

I have been using my blog as a notebook. As a diary, where I keep track of what I learn. Today I learned something about a "conclusion" I formulated in another blog. I was wrong about the conclusion I drew... Continue Reading →

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