10 Whiskey Decanters You Need on Your Shelf

It's time to add a classy whiskey decanter (or two!) to your home bar. Let's show off that whiskey, bourbon and scotch in style.

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Here you are with a bottle of great whiskey and the need to show it off. Enter the whiskey decanter. Find a style that pairs well with your home bar (like retro decanter for this ’50s bar cart). Because whiskey does not need to be decanted, using one is mostly for aesthetic purposes. And with these picks, the display will look spectacular!

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Italian Whiskey Decanter

This sleek lead-free crystal decanter ($45) has a design that walks the line between vintage and modern. The glass stopper keeps air at a distance so your whiskey stays fresh. Here’s everything you’ll need for a well-stocked home bar.

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Lord Dudley Whiskey Decanter Set

Gently curving lines give this graceful Lord Dudley decanter ($70) a modern flair appropriate for any decor. It has a glass stopper and comes as a set with two glasses, perfect for pouring vintage drinks.

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James Scott Crystal Decanter

The sophisticated detail on this James Scott decanter ($25) gives a nod to vintage style, with the square stopper adding a touch of modern flair. Break out your favorite whiskey cocktails (or better yet, your grandparents’ favorites) and drink to your classy new setup with friends!

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Waterford Crystal Whiskey Decanter

If your taste runs to the timeless elegance of classic crystal, then this Waterford crystal decanter ($250) is the one for you. It’s a splurge but will look fantastic on a shelf in your office or on a bar cart at home. It’s a thing of beauty, for sure.

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Paksh Capitol Glass Decanter

This Italian-made whiskey decanter ($40) offers up an art deco vibe with its sloping sides and geometric stopper. The plastic-covered glass stopper keeps the spirits air-tight, regardless of the type of whiskey you have.

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Whitney Crystal Decanter

The stylish simplicity of mouth-blown glass should never be under estimated. This lead-free beauty ($65) displays your whiskey in a timeless manner, with a glass stopper to keep it properly sealed. Need an awesome whisky to fill it? Check out this who-knew outlier.

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Irish Cut Whiskey Decanter

The Irish cut of this decanter ($40) reflects light from its many facets. Its unique shape adds to the decanter’s sparkle, and the glass stopper fits good and tight. It seems only right to store a good Irish whiskey in this decanter and mix up an Irish cocktail recipe.

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Lefonte Whiskey Decanter

Simplicity can make a strong style statement. Clean lines from top to bottom make this Lefonte decanter ($20) a sophisticated and surprisingly affordable pick. Complete your bar setup with the tools of the trade, and then relax with our classic whiskey sour.

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European-Style Whiskey Decanter

If diamonds are forever, this lovely gem-shaped decanter ($29) will grace your shelves for years to come. The contemporary design blends simplicity in the decanter’s lead-free body with a richly faceted top. Now, get to work learning these easy mixed drinks anyone can master.

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Modern European Decanter

This hand-blown, modern decanter ($37) needs a place on your bar. Just picture yourself on Derby Day, pouring your best bourbon for mint juleps. This is your whiskey decanter!

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Ellen Riley
As a free-lance writer and former Southern Living Associate Garden Editor, Ellen Riley has a knack for teaching readers to find joy in the garden (indoors and out) every day. Her approach is based on simplicity, ease, and success. When not in the garden, find her in the kitchen preparing the day's harvest or arranging a few flowers to share. Her latest adventure offers 4 hands-on gardening workshops in the Nashville area.