Best answer: Are whiskey and rum glasses the same?

Why do whiskey glasses have thick bottoms?

The thick bottom of the tumbler prevents the whisky from being warmed by the hand. … They want to warm the whisky in the hands so the aromas are released better by evaporation. The opening of the tumbler is large, so the ice cubes can be filled in more easily.

What is the other name for a highball glass?

What is another word for highball glass?

tumbler beaker
rummer stoup
drinking glass wine glass
tall glass whiskey glass
chalice cup
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