by The Ice Co Ltd
Nov 23rd, 2022
5 mins
BFFF

Drinks expert, The Ice Co, is sharing its Christmas Day essentials guide to help hosts elevate drinks for their guests over the festive period.

Often the forgotten item on Christmas big shop lists, a festive beverage can’t be perfectly crafted without its essential counterpart: ice. In fact, when shoppers were surveyed, 64% of shoppers do often buy bagged ice from the supermarket, and 60% of those said when they intended to buy ice, they forgot it.

Of the same respondents, 13% said they felt embarrassed when they run out of ice when they have guests. That’s why The Ice Co has pulled together its roundup of ice must-buys every host should have in their freezer this December.

FOR CHILLING BOTTLES AND BEERS

Party Ice, available from Tesco or Sainsbury’s, 2KG RRP £1

Party Ice is perfect for cooling bottles and chilling those all-important drinks. Empty a bag into the sink (or even bath) if you’re short of an ice bucket and your beverages will keep extra cool all-night.

Party Ice is the go-to ice product for all occasions, and you’re never too far away from a bag of Party Ice, even for those last-minute festive plans. It’s available to buy at most supermarkets, so is convenient for all. Available in 1kg and 2kg bags, this handy ice guide will help you to calculate how much you need to purchase for Christmas Day.

FOR CHRISTMAS COCKTAILS

Premium Cubes, available from Tesco, 1KG RRP £1

Premium Ice’s large ice cubes are perfect for Christmas – they offer high quality ice for delicious cocktails when all the family are together. When Christmas day and night merges into one, these cubes melt slowly so they’ll stand the test of time, but chill quickly to deliver the perfect serve. The sleek shape also adds aesthetic appeal. Its handy 1kg bag is great if you have a small freezer – leaving plenty of space for turkey, trimmings, and desserts! You can pick up a bag in most major local convenience stores or supermarkets.

FOR THE FINEST DRINKS

Super Cubes, available from Tesco, 1KG RRP £1

Super Cubes are super-sized ice cubes made with natural spring water to complement superior drinking occasions such as Christmas. The very best you can get, they melt extremely slowly, chilling your drink quickly, but without diluting.

Made for the finer drinks this festive season, they know how to slowly turn a delicious tipple into an Instagrammable serve so you can wow guests. Perfect for gin & tonics, whisky on the rocks, and other spirits such as tequila, rum, including craft spirits and mixers, they’re available for from most supermarkets so you can grab and go.

For some amazing drinks recipes, and fun entertainment ideas this Christmas, visit: https://www.theiceco.co.uk/.

 

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