If you’ve been in a blasphemous business of emptying your best bottles of Scotch whisky into any glass within reach, or worse, a plastic cup, it’s time to sit up and take notes. 

Like many prestigious spirits and wine, Scotch whisky is intensely complex and flavourful, boasting a diversity that has intrigued experts and blenders for centuries. It’s believed that there isn’t an absolute right or wrong way to drink your whisky, but just as how you never dream about pouring your finest Pinot Noir into a mug, you wouldn’t want to mar that precious Port Ellen experience by sipping it from a Pilsner glass. 

Here, a primer on the best glasses to complement your finest Scotch.