Whisky Stones (6) — Hornblende Gneiss


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These are the most sustainable whisky stone set available on the market now. Extracted by hand and is one of the most ecofriendly stones products to our knowledge.

The set contains (6) 940 million year old matamorphic stones from the region of St-Élie-de-Caxton, Qc, Canada. They come with top notch wood display. These stones comes from the metamorphism incurred by the collision of two continent to form a land called Rodinia multiple eras ago. They have been cooked and folded by this long lasting event to give them their Gneissic texture

This stone is characteristic of an happy mixture of dark emerald green and black, there are insertions of pearly white calcite crystals. The extraction and manufacturing process are all made in Canada. The display is made out of circular economy.

Based on our geology research, their mix of mineralogy is more efficient to chill in the freezer than regular whisky stone. Also, contrarily to the market, our stones have great quality finish by our polishing process. They are no-porous stones and they don’t let residue in your whisky glass like soapstone whisky stones.

It makes them the ideal material to accompany the tasting of your favourite amber spirits. It makes them the ideal material to accompany the tasting of your favourite amber spirits. Although they are visually different, they all have the same cold retaining properties and the freezing time remains the same.

When we mention amber spirits, we include the following spirits: Whisky, Scotch, Bourbon, Rye, Cognac, Armagnac, Brandy, Port, Brown Rum, Amaretto, some Maple Gin and some Gin aged in Whisky barrels. Cheers!

* The colour of wood and stones may vary

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