"If you are going to work with block ice you need to be working with clear ice or you are just wasting time and effort. In the 19th century ice was frozen in large ponds and cut out, the directional freezing allowed for perfectly clear ice unlike the cloudy ice that comes out of your trays at home. Why is clear ice important? It melts about five times slower than ice with air trapped in it, this will keep your drink consistent longer and minimize the pool of watery booze and citrus at the bottom of your glass. Back in the day all ice bartenders used started as a block and it was up to the individual and their ice tools to create smaller, usable chunks and shavings for mixing." view full article
We supply "Block Ice" in two sizes "Bar Blocks" and "Carving Ice Blocks" see below for details.
Ice is the most important tool a bartender has, almost all of our other tools are made to manipulate it. Knowing how to use it is paramount in making great cocktails.
Bar Blocks are 50cm x 25cm x 23cm and weigh 27kg's and are easy to manage should you wish to use them for chipping, rough chunks of ice or even to cut down to smaller pieces.
Chipped ice for cocktails provides that extra WOW to your drinks! Or if you fancy doing some Japanese ice ball carvings, this crystal clear ice block is perfect!
Bar Block Tray & Tools
We can supply custom made special wooden drainage trays for ice blocks.
For further information on trays, blocks, ice cutting tools or other crystal clear ice products, please contact us.
external:- 58 x 32 x 8 cm
internal:- 53cm x 27 cm
Carving Ice Blocks
Carving Ice Blocks weigh 120kg's and are approximately 100cm x 50cm x 25cm. Single blocks are available for purchase and pallet orders of 8 blocks qualify for discounted rate. Delivery charges apply.
These crystal clear blocks are ideal for sculpting or displays. For further information, please contact us.