Curious about whiskey stones? These clever marble cubes can be placed in the freezer and used in place of
traditional ice. Why are they so popular? They maintain the drink's flavour without the dilution caused by melting ice. Known by various names such as Whiskey Stones, Whiskey Rocks, Cooling Stones, or Chilling Stones, they make an excellent gift for those hard-to-shop-for individuals!

What are Whiskey Stones?

Whiskey Stones are little cubes of Marble that you put in your freezer and use instead of ice to chill your drink. These stones can be reused time and time again, just wash and freeze again in their box. The main benefit of using whiskey stones is that they will not increase the dilution of your drink as they do not melt, preserving the original flavour notes.

What Drinks can I put Whiskey Stones in?

 You can use the stones on all types of whiskey and other spirits.  Whiskey Stones are best used by those who want to chill their drink into the 4° to 15°C (40° to 60°F) range, which is considered by the master distillers we spoke to as the ideal temperature range for drinking whiskey.

How long do I freeze Whiskey Stones before use?

Simply put your Whiskey Stones in your freezer for two to three hours and then add three or four to your drink

Do I Put Whiskey Stones in the Freezer?

Yep, you sure do! Just pop them in the freezer for a couple of hours and use just like ice. You can either take them out of the box and put in a freezer bag or leave them in the box. Tip - we leave the lid open a wee bit so that it is easy to open it when you need them.

Do You sell gift sets?

Oh yes! We have a lovely selection of whiskey gift sets. Click the link below to see what we have to offer

Is it Whiskey or Whisky?

This is an age old discussion which has no definitive answer but can read our blog post to get more clarity here

Can you reuse Whiskey Stones?

Yes, whiskey stones can be reused. In fact, they are designed to be used multiple times, once they have been cared for and stored properly. To clean the stones, simply rinse them with warm water and allow them to air dry, before putting them back in the freezer where they will be ready to chill your next drink.

Are Whiskey stones Better than Ice?

If you want the cooling effect of ice but don’t want your whiskey to be diluted, whiskey stones are the way to go. They let you be the boss of your drink’s temperature. So if you’re feeling a little too frosty, just take out a stone or two. With whiskey stones, you're the boss!

I'm a business - Do you do Wholesale?

We sure do! Talk to us.  We have plenty of experience with custom-made gifts and plenty of happy customers! We can put your logo on the boxes and all!

What are the Best Whiskey Stones?

Well, ours....naturally!

Can You Personalise the Boxes?

Yes, we can put whatever you like on the lid of the whiskey stone box

Where are you Based?

The Irish Whiskey Stone Company is based in Kinvara, a village in County Galway in the west of Ireland. It is commonly known as a drinking village with a fishing problem! We highly recommend coming for a vist! You'll find us on Fridays at the local Farmers Market