I often like my whiskey neat but here’s a way of keeping it chilled without diluting it with melting ice. These Whiskey Rocks, $19.75, are made in Vermont by craftsmen from natural soapstone. The stones are nonporous, and will impart neither flavor nor odor. More gentle than ice, Whiskey Stones can be used to cool down your favorite spirits just enough to take the edge off without “closing down” the flavors. Store in the freezer for at least 4 hours before use. Add 3 stones to a glass. Pour until liquid has reached the height of 1 stone (about 2 fl oz). Let stand for 5 minutes. Enjoy.