Ice is an essential component to almost all cocktails. The use of ice isn’t simply to chill the drink – ice, in all of its varieties, adds texture, dilution, and creates a specific experience to each cocktail you're enjoying. Here are some examples of easy ice methods to use at home.
Crushed ice melts quickly in a cocktail, diluting the drink and creating a specific texture and feel. Use crushed ice in juleps, cobblers and swizzles.
Clear King Cube:
A large 2x2 Clear King ice cube holds less impurities and therefore results in a slower melt. This is ideal for a spirit forward cocktails like Old Fashioneds or a Negroni.