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The Glencairn Nosing Copita Glass can be used for both whisky and sherry. This relatively small tulip bowled glass is used by the distilleries to nose the newly made spirit and by their Master Blenders when nosing whiskies to be used in upcoming blends. It has been historically known as a 'Dock Glass' as people used them in the docks in the 17th and 18th centuries. Newly arrived shipments had 'to be nosed' before they accepted the shipment.
The tulip shape of the bowl allows the liquid to be swirled sufficiently before nosing, and the small opening retains the alcohol vapours and concentrates the nose. Once the sherry or whisky has been poured, it is always a great idea to seal the glass with a cover such as a tasting cap, then swirl and leave for a few minutes to let it stand and allow the aromas to intertwine with the oxygen and develop sufficiently. The perfect nose!
A Whisky Tasting Cap is now available to be used with the Glencairn Nosing Copita Glass.
The following accessories are suitable for cleaning wine glasses:Glass Cleaning Brush, Large Cleaning Cloth, Medium Cleaning Cloth, Restaurant Crystal Clean
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