Making and harvesting 15 nICE mugs using the Man Cave Tray

Be it an ice bar, beach bar, or maybe a private resort, as more folks want to make more and more nICE mugs, the Man Cave Tray is being deployed with great efficiency. Let’s see how long it takes to make and harvest 15 nICE mugs: 15 nICE mugs = 7.5 minutes 100 nICE mugs […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

nICE mug featured on episode of NPR’s How I Built This Podcast

What a cool thing to be interviewed by the folks at NPR for a recent episode of the popular How I Built This Podcast. “Can you say USA any more clearly than a cold beer in a glass made of ice?” Please scroll to the 27:00 mark to hear Guy Raz tell “a great story” […]

Could fresh water be the best drink to enjoy in a nICE mug?

Since launching nICE mug, I have appreciated hearing from folks about which beverage they most enjoy drinking out of their own nICE mugs.  Enjoying a cold beverage in a glass made out of ice changes the experience, and all for the better! Favorite beverages in a nICE mug?  Beer of course.  And we heard from […]

A hot party along Egypt’s North Coast with Coca-Cola and 3,000 nICE mugs

We were overjoyed to help Coca Cola’s marketing team produced over 3,000 nICE mugs this past summer, helping spread the fun and coolness of drinking Coke from a glass made entirely out of ice. Producing 3,180 clear nICE mugs 8,000 miles from Minneapolis, MN is more than a math assignment.  We trained a production staff […]