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Vancouver Was a Very Cool Dog

Here we see Vancouver, on the eve of his last night alive, enjoying drinking out of his own nICE mug: his special glass made entirely out of ice.  He was a great dog.  More than an extension of the family, Vancouver was a big part of the family.  He went many places with the family. […]

It’s nICE to Celebrate Super Cold Weather Between Sauna Rounds

It’s nICE to Celebrate Super Cold Weather Between Sauna Rounds

Taking a sauna is one thing, cooling down between a sauna round is another thing, and drinking out of a glass made entirely out of ice after taking a sauna between sauna rounds is a wonderful thing! The endorphins are rushing, and Nature hits your body in waves. Taking that first sip of a beverage […]

Drinking from of a glass made entirely out of ice helps with the endorphin rush

Drinking from of a glass made entirely out of ice helps with the endorphin rush

It is -20 degrees F. in Minneapolis. The backyard wood burning sauna was fired up. Guests arrived and the sauna party began. We enjoyed a good long hot round, then exited the sauna to dump cold water over our heads. “How about a nICE mug?” Somebody asked. “Of course!” As the endorphins were rushing, we […]

The Jewel of Russia in a glass made entirely out of ice between sauna rounds

Many folks enjoy their favorite beer in a nICE mug.  Others have found great results mixing their favorite cocktails – with ice – into their nICE mugs. Folks at a recent gathering of the traditional Friday Happy Hour Sauna in South Minneapolis were treated to The Jewel of Russia, a fantastically smooth Russian vodka infused with cranberry.  The bright tanginess of the cocktail is […]

A drinking glass out of ice is like an avanto “cold plunge in your hand”

Many sauna enthusiasts are enjoying nICE mug as a cool down beverage experience between sauna rounds. As the fall weather starts turning colder, we start thinking about our freezing lakes, and the soon to be revisited experience of cutting a hole in the ice for jumping in between sauna rounds.  Called Avanto in Finnish, the […]

Which One Of These Two Ice Glasses Will Last 30 Minutes Without Leaking?

Which One Of These Two Ice Glasses Will Last 30 Minutes Without Leaking?

To the average enthusiast who enjoys drinking out of a glass made entirely out of ice, the differences may not seem huge.  But to a mad scientist who has been making nICE mugs for over 8 years now, the answer is easy, and critically important. One of these nICE mugs is crystal clear.  What little […]

Like making our own beer, homebrewers are also enjoying making our own drinking glasses out of ice

Like making our own beer, homebrewers are also enjoying making our own drinking glasses out of ice

Homebrewers all over are finding the nICE mug DIY kit to be a really fun add-on to sharing their home made craft beers. “Instead of a regular beer glass, My grapefruit Hefewiesen really pops when I serve it in a nICE mug” explains Mike Rolando, Two Harbors, MN.  “The holder system is really cool.  I love […]

We need more fun

We need more fun

One of the cool things about nICE mugs is being able to share a drinking glass made entirely out of ice with others.  It’s fun.  When someone shares a nICE mug with someone else, after the first sip, we often get a big, youthful smile. Then, as we take another sip, maybe it’s a thought: “Wow, this […]