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Whiskey and the New Ice Age on Wine-Searcher

In a new story on Wine-Searcher, W. Blake Gray covers ice and whiskey:

Are you ruining your prized Pappy van Winkle with the wrong ice cube?

Whiskey lovers spend a lot of time pursuing the best one-off bottlings. But you may not have put much thought into the only thing generally added to good whiskey: ice.

Camper English is the world's leading expert on ice for bar usage. A cocktail and spirits journalist, English recently published The Ice Book: Cool Cubes, Clear Spheres and Other Chill Cocktail Crafts. The first press run sold out immediately, because bartenders have a high level of interest in ice. The book shows you neat stuff like how to freeze a cherry inside an ice cube, and how to create your own bar-style large block of clear ice.

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