True Cubes: So Clear, It Almost Disappears!

As a mixology educator and events host I am always searching for great ice options. Ones that will make my guests say “wow” and also add what I want them to, to my cocktails. I was happy to discover True Cubes, a unique ice mold system that makes the ice so clear, it basically disappears into your drink!

Just to see how clear the ice is… it’s pretty neat!

I used tap water for my system, mixed with a little bottled water as per the directions in the tips and tricks section. They have very helpful tips, including getting the ice out as well as avoiding what I did, which is the “fireworks” look. In a way though, I kind of loved it, it almost looked like a design in my ice!

However if you want that perfectly clear ice, certainly use only tap water, and make sure you freeze for the allotted hours. I did freeze mine too long, however the ice did come out when I left them on the counter for like 5 minutes. I think the True Cubes is a great system for at home mixologists and cocktail creatives alike.

Here, inside a glass with Bulleit Bourbon, you can see how clear it is!

If you have enough room in your freezer, I absolutely recommend getting the True Cubes tray because it’s fun and easy to use, and makes 8 ice cubes, which is a lot more than you get with most large ice trays. I also love how its in it’s own box, and so if you’re like me and have a lot in your freezer, this will keep your ice water safe.

Image via Truecubes.com

Always remember, eat what you like and drink what you love. Please pair responsibly!

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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