Burritt Room Bar Update
An Icy Weekend in Monterey


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Daniel Brown

I saw the piece about ice for the ice hotel, but nothing about making clear ice at home.

I struggled for three months trying to make clear ice. Never quite got there, but got FAR closer than I started with.

Write-up here:

Camper English

It's on page 64. I read your post and you're so close! Sounds like we did a lot of the same experiments.

The way I was able to do it is not by controlling the rate at which it freezes, but by controlling the direction. This is the post:


And usually the ice comes out much clearer than that. I do it every week now, removing the ice from the cooler before the bottom freezes with any cloudiness- perfectly clear ice every time.

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