Tag: air bubbles

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 […]

Another Tip For Making Clear Nice Mugs – Let A Jug Of Water Sit On The Counter Overnight

Here’s a great tip from Carol in Madison, WI. Enter Carol: “Hi, we’ve been making, using, enjoying nICE mugs for awhile now.  We came up with an easy way to make nICE mugs without the annoying air bubbles that can create leaks after a little while.  We fill a gallon of water and let it […]

nICE mug is art. Every batch is different and the doing is as much fun as the drinking.

nICE mug is art. Every batch is different and the doing is as much fun as the drinking.

From the mailbag.  Email received 2/23/15: I received your nICE mug kit as a Christmas gift and I just wanted to tell you what a blast it’s been making nICE mugs on my own and now getting my 12 year old daughter involved. The first few times, my nICE mugs were cloudy.  I didn’t get […]

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Understand That Clear Ice Is The Bomb

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Understand That Clear Ice Is The Bomb

How do I make long lasting nICE mugs?   Clear ice nICE mugs last longer. Clear ice is harder and melts slower. Clear ice has no air bubbles. So, how do I make clear nICE mugs? Double boil water:  yea, this kind of works. Use filtered water and or distilled water:  yea, this kind of […]