6 whisky decanters for old timey decadence on your bar cart

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Whether you’re into your whisky or your whiskey – the former if the spirit is distilled in Ireland or the United States, the latter if distilled in Scotland, Canada or Japan – your tipple deserves an appropriate home.

And when it comes to elevating your bar cart or booze shelf, nothing brings decadence to the nips quite like a crystal whisky decanter.

A vessel for storing and oxidising aromas of the amber spirit, this piece of glassware most certainly boasts function as well as old timey beauty.

So that you can elevate your home bar with a taste of yesteryear’s charm, we’ve curated an edit of some of the most dapper whiskey decanters in this echo of the Roaring Twenties below.

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Six whisky decanters for your bar cart

waterford whiskey decanter

Marquis by Waterford Markham decanter set, $599 at Myer

Birthed in Ireland in 1783, Waterford knows a thing or two about legacy glassware. The Markham crystal decanter set boasts clarity and substantial weight to marry artistry with function.


art deco decanter

ITHIKA Viski Admiral Deco liquor decanter, $129.95 at Hardtofind

Inspired by Art Deco design, this decanter features delicate etchings and a rounded stopper – an ideal vessel for a debonair of the 21st-century Roaring Twenties.


royal doulton decanter set

Saturn decanter set, $199.60 (usually $499) at Royal Doulton

Polished and bold, the Saturn crystal decanter set encapsulates modern British design and makes a perfect gift for any whisky lover.


winston whiskey decanter

Nouvelle Glass Winston personalised whisky decanter set, $449 at Hardtofind

Indulge in a personalised night cap with the Winston whisky decanter set made from fine European crystal and etched with your and your partner’s names or initials.


luigi decanter

Luigi Bormioli Elixir whiskey set, $71.97 (usually $119.95) at Myer

Textured and timeless, this decanter seamlessly fits within any barware collection and was designed in Milan.


irish cut whisky decanter

ITHIKA Irish whisky decanter, $99.95 at Hardtofind

With its deep grooves and angular design, this crystal decanter gives glitz and glamour any time light refracts throughout the liquid amber.


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