Posts Tagged ‘Favourite Ice’

The Ice Is Right: Is Artisan Ice the Final Frontier for Craft Cocktails?

As the 300-pound block of ice ascends from the Jacuzzi-sized industrial ice machine, its edges crackle like broken glass. Joseph Ambrose and Caleb Marindin use an engine hoist to lift the flawless-looking mass, which you can see straight through thanks to a system that circulates the water, releasing any bubbles as it freezes. Ambrose and […]

W Hotel Mixologist Launches Artisan Ice Business

Housemade bitters and infused liquors aren't the only hand-crafted ingredients going into cocktails. Now, even ice can be artisanal. Joseph Ambrose, a bartender at at P.O.V Lounge at the W Hotel, recently started a boutique ice company called Favourite Ice that's providing local restaurants with ice blocks, spheres, and cubes hand-cut to specification. Range beverage […]

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