We The People Glasses gift set at Knackshops (photo © Knackshops).
 If you want a single glass or glasses, head to the New York Historical Society (photo © New York Historical Society).
 Bundle the glasses with a bottle of spirits. This is a top expression of Glenfiddich in a Baccarat bottle, but a standard bottle of anything will do (photo © Scotch Whisky).
Toast to freedom with a Constitution Rocks Glass (photos #1 and #2).
It showcases an authentic reproduction of the Preamble to the Constitution Of The United States: We the people.
It’s a novel gift for whiskey lovers, lawyers, law students, U.S. history buffs, patriots and proud Americans everywhere.
The deluxe boxed gift set (photo #1) includes:
4 11-ounce rocks glasses etched with the Preamble to the Constitution.
4 wool felt star-shape coasters.
A miniature book of the entire Constitution bound in fine leather, with gold gilding.
Get the gift set from Knackshops.
To purchase a single glass or multiple single glasses, gift boxed, head to The New York Historical Society Shop.
Here are variations of the glass with the Declaration of Independence, including a We The People beer glass.
Option: Add a bottle.
For an even more welcome gift, add a bottle of the recipient’s favorite spirit (it doesn’t have to be as high-tone as photo #3)!
WHAT IS A ROCKS GLASS?
A rocks glass, also known as an old fashioned glass and a lowball glass, is a short tumbler used for serving spirits, neat or with ice cubes (on the rocks).
Old Fashioned Glass. It has long been used to serve certain cocktails, such as the Old Fashioned, from which it got its name.
Over Ice. The glass is also used to serve spirits that are poured over ice; hence, that name.
Lowball. It is been called a lowball to differentiate it from the highball glass, which is 8 to 12 ounces and often referred to as a Collins glass because (you guessed it!) it is used to serve a Tom Collins.
Collins Glass. While most people wouldn’t notice, a Collins glass is slightly taller, and usually a couple of ounces larger than a highball due to the additional height.
Why “Ball?” The word “ball” for both glasses came from having fun while drinking whiskey, i.e. having a ball (source).
Rocks glasses typically have a wide brim and a thick base, so that the non-liquid ingredients of a cocktail can be mashed using a muddler before the main liquid ingredients are added.
Old fashioned glasses usually contain 6–10 US fl oz (180–300 ml). A double old fashioned glass (sometimes referred to by retailers as a DOF glass) contains 12–16 US fl oz (350–470 ml).
(Here’s the story behind the creation of the term.)
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