The 10 Best Whisky Stones

Updated June 04, 2017 by Chase Brush

10 Best Whisky Stones
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We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. If you're the kind of person who likes your drinks on the rocks but hates to dilute an expensive single malt you lovingly carried all the way from Scotland, try a set of these whisky stones. Coming in an assortment of shapes and styles, they will give you the right temperature without compromising taste, and are also great for cooling white wine, beer and soda. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best whisky stone on Amazon.

10. Whiskey Rocks Premium

Offering an alternative to stainless steel or soapstone, these Whiskey Rocks Premium are made of solid granite, which gives them a sleek black appearance and, presumably, better temperature retention qualities. They are sure to garner conversation among your guests.
  • come in a pack of 9
  • smooth rounded edges
  • may affect taste of drink
Brand Whiskey Rocks
Model pending
Weight 9.1 ounces
Rating 4.1 / 5.0

9. Jumbo Rabbit

The Jumbo Rabbit comes as a set of two oversized steel cubes, so it's perfect for enjoying a glass of high end liquor with a friend. The pieces are too large for accidental swallowing after you've had one too many, and they don't knock around in the glass.
  • also come in set of four
  • etched on rabbit logo
  • don't chill as well as smaller ones
Brand Rabbit
Model 9962
Weight 8 ounces
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

8. Osleek Original

The unique dark coloring of the Osleek Original will have you searching for excuses to get them out of their equally handsome wooden box. They make a fine addition to your home scotch or bourbon bar, and also include a soft velvet bag for protection and easy portability.
  • can be washed with hot water
  • fine for use in beer or soda too
  • smaller than other models
Brand Osleek Original Whiskey
Model Osleeks Original
Weight 9.6 ounces
Rating 4.5 / 5.0

7. HomEco Combo

Can't decide between the traditional stone version or the new stainless steel variety? Try the HomEco Combo, which includes four of each type that you can use separately or mix and match. They make a great addition to any cocktail party.
  • can be frozen in their storage tray
  • a great gift idea
  • stones don't work as well as steel
Brand HomEco
Model NA
Weight 9.6 ounces
Rating 3.6 / 5.0

6. BarMe Bullets

These BarMe Bullets are a seriously cool gift for any military buff or former serviceman who enjoys a nice glass of scotch or bourbon now and again. They have a beautiful stainless steel finish and look awesome sitting in the bottom of your glass.
  • set includes a pair of tongs
  • chill in just 3 to 4 hours
  • not as effective as cubes
Brand BarMe
Model 350B
Weight 8.8 ounces
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

5. SolidIce Gift Set

The pieces in this SolidIce Gift Set are diamond shaped instead of cubed, though the difference is less about function and more about aesthetics. It does mean they'll sit nicely in the bottom of a glass, however, and won't chip or damage any fragile crystal.
  • great for white wine too
  • nontoxic and fda approved
  • are a little small
Model BDD-DC06
Weight 6.4 ounces
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

4. Sea Stones On The Rocks

If you're as serious about presentation as you are about taste, the Sea Stones On The Rocks is for you. The six disk-shaped, uniquely colored granite stones come with an elegant wooden display tray, plus two fine tumblers in which to enjoy your favorite brand.
  • large and chill liquids quickly
  • made in the united states
  • can be difficult to clean
Brand Sea Stones
Model OTR-T
Weight 3 pounds
Rating 4.2 / 5.0

3. Kollea Stainless Steel Chilling Cubes

The natural antimicrobial properties of these Kollea Stainless Steel Chilling Cubes make them one of the most sanitary and easy to clean options on the market. But they're also one of the most effective at retaining cold temperatures, thanks to a nontoxic gel inside.
  • food-grade stainless steel
  • attractive high-shine finish
  • includes freezing tray and tongs
Brand Kollea
Model YK-11
Weight 12 ounces
Rating 5.0 / 5.0

2. Spirit Stones Ice Rocks

Unlike other types that are mixed or chemically treated, these Spirit Stones Ice Rocks are made from 100 percent pure soapstone, allowing them to stay colder, longer. The set contains 10 cubes, so you and a few drinking buddies can all enjoy cool drinks at the same time.
  • will not scratch glassware
  • great value for large set
  • cannot be used in a shaker
Brand Spirit Stones
Model 10 pack
Weight 8 ounces
Rating 4.5 / 5.0

1. Original Balls of Steel

Considered one of the most effective varieties out there, the Original Balls of Steel might be the only stones that can meet the demanding standards of whisky purists. Their spherical shape cools faster than ice all while preserving the low notes of a delicate single malt.
  • profits support male cancer research
  • forged from high quality steel
  • compact portable case
Brand Original BOS LLC
Model pending
Weight 5.6 ounces
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

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Last updated on June 04, 2017 by Chase Brush

Chase is a freelance journalist with experience working in the areas of politics and public policy. Currently based in Brooklyn, NY, he is also a hopeless itinerant continually awaiting his next Great Escape.

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