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    Seamless ice-spheres for superior whiskey-rocks

    Using a sphere of ice (as opposed to a cube) in your whiskey-rocks is nice because the round ice melts more slowly than the square stuff (better surface-area/volume ratio). Now a Japanese company has introduced a mold for making a perfect, seamless ice-sphere:

    more: http://www.boingboing.net/2008/05/08/seamless-icespheres.html





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    Re: Seamless ice-spheres for superior whiskey-rocks

    Which is why teabagging is an effective way to raise the temperature of hypothermic bums.
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    Re: Seamless ice-spheres for superior whiskey-rocks


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    Re: Seamless ice-spheres for superior whiskey-rocks

    You need to tell folks they want $1,300 for this do-dad.
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    Re: Seamless ice-spheres for superior whiskey-rocks

    Best thread nobody's chekin-out. Tea Bagging defined. Classic!

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    Re: Seamless ice-spheres for superior whiskey-rocks

    OMG!!!! I don't know what else to say to meet the 24 character requirement!!!

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    Re: Seamless ice-spheres for superior whiskey-rocks

    Quote Originally Posted by luv2hunt View Post
    OMG!!!! I don't know what else to say to meet the 24 character requirement!!!

    Dawn
    Well I'm sure some of us were trying to rise above our normal "pull-my-finger" humor...
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    Re: Seamless ice-spheres for superior whiskey-rocks

    I'm glad to see that the Wikipedia article refers to the John Waters movie Pecker. That's where I was exposed to this term, so to speak.

    While the movie didn't inspire me to experiment with this technique, it did lead me to buy a Canonet on ebay. I love that little camera.

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    Re: Seamless ice-spheres for superior whiskey-rocks

    Quote Originally Posted by sysrick View Post
    a sphere of ice
    Very common in Japan. At better bars, you occasionally see bartenders picking away at blocks of to make a sphere for the whisky drinkers.

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    Re: Seamless ice-spheres for superior whiskey-rocks

    Wow, just stumbled on to this thread. Mr. Ed, I almost had bourbon coming out of my nose, just hilarious.

    Cheers!

 

 

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