After the wettest June on record and a less than impressive start to July, the wonderful British summer is off to a characteristically slow start. However, in the name of stoic British duty, its Wimbledon time and that means its time to start drinking outdoors.
And since nothing beats an ice cold drink in hand, here are some of the best ways to cool your beverage of choice while you huddle under a tourist's umbrella.
When it comes to serving a chilled drink, you can use cube-shaped ice like adults do-or you can show your eternal youth with custom ice replicas of your favorite toys. More »
If you like to nurse your cocktails and enjoy them but hate how diluted they get as your ice starts to melt, this tip from the folks at The Kitchn can keep your tasty beverages flavourful and delicious even as the ice melts... More »
I'm not sure about you, but I find the idea of having an effigy of Sir Richard Branson floating in my beverage a tad creepy. The fancy new ice cubes, shaped like the British entrepreneur's severed head, will adorn the drinks upper class customers of Virgin Atlantic... More »
If you prefer your ice cubes to be free of cloudy bubbles and have loads of free time on your hands, the Polar Ice Cube Tray promises frozen perfection, one ice cube at a time. More »
Sometimes adding functionality makes things less useful. Do my snacks really need to be both Sweet and Tart? No. Just like my drinking straw doesn't need to also be an ice cube. More »