ice tongs

Ice tongs – a practical tool for picking up ice

Why is it important to use ice tongs?

It is essential to use ice tongs when serving drinks with ice cubes because they aid in preventing the transmission of germs from your hands to the ice, which could possibly contaminate your drink.

Additionally, using tongs keeps the ice cubes clean and presentable by preventing them from being broken or chipped by other tools or your hands. Generally, handling ice cubes is sanitary and convenient when done using ice tongs.

Ice tongs very often come in a set with ice bucket and can be placed conveniently in its lid. You can find such ice buckets in Kulina!

In Kulina you can buy quality ice tongs from well-known producers like Stelton or House Doctor. You may also want to browse our collection of bottle coolers and ice cube moulds.

What can you use ice tongs for?

Ice is usually added to drinks, cocktails, and other beverages with ice tongs. They can also be used to carry ice between containers, pick up garnishes like fruit or herbs, serve bite-sized foods like olives or chocolates, or serve garnishes like fruit or herbs.

Ice tongs are also used to scoop up and serve other little objects like sugar cubes or miniature pickles. Also, some individuals use them to offer nuts or little nibbles.

In addition to serving ice cubes, ice tongs can also be used for the following things:

  • Adding ingredients to cocktails or other drinks, such as herbs or fruit slices.
  • Serving garnishes for drinks or canapés, such as olives or cherries.
  • Handling little food items like almonds, berries, or sugar cubes.

Ice tongs are a useful tool for a variety of tasks in the kitchen or bar, contributing to hygienic practices and enhancing any presentation.

What drinks can I serve with ice cubes?

Ice cubes can be used to serve a broad range of drinks, including:

  • Lemonade
  • Water
  • Soft drinks
  • Smoothies
  • Iced tea
  • Whiskey or bourbon on the rocks
  • Iced coffee or cold brew
  • Milkshakes or frappes
  • Fruit juices (such as orange juice or cranberry juice)
  • Cocktails (such as a gin and tonic, margarita, or mojito)
  • Basically, any drink that you prefer cold can be served with ice cubes.