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What do you get when you combine six pound blocks of frozen water, frigid northern temperatures and a throng of thirsty sports fans bound for the Twin Cities? Suddenly, the frosty novelties are cropping up everywhere from rooftops to alleyways, and keeping things cool with chilly concoctions, frozen furniture and arctic bar games think made-from-ice air hockey and shuffle-puck tables.
Take the ice bars from Minnesota Ice. Real Life Like Cold Ice - Enjoy - Real Life Like Cold Ice (File) is built with blocks of by by inch ice slabs, and needs about three days to freeze, said Erik Eastman, director of sales for the company, which is constructing them at the Hewing Hotel in Minneapolis, Oxcart Ale House in St.
Paul Chefs Experience and more. Ice Occasions, the other major ice company in town, is also building outdoor ice bars around town. From there, Minnesota Ice can engrave designs, add color and even embed wireless LED lighting Endless Love - Various - A Motown Anniversary Collection dramatic effect. Hand-carved embellishments, statues, games and other icy constructions complete the wintry wonderland vibe.
But why subject yourself to the numbing outdoors when there are perfectly good indoor bars keeping the frozen stuff in the glassware? Although the current spike in ice bars may be aided by that not-so-subtle big event coming to town, Eastman expects the nippy trend to stick. This year there will be fire pits, hammerschlagan, occasional live music at the indoor bar heard through speakers and an ice-skating rink set up on Long Lake.
Sip out of an Real Life Like Cold Ice - Enjoy - Real Life Like Cold Ice (File) shot glass or take a drink from the luge. Bonus: There are two-for-one specials throughout. Open Fridays and Saturdays, from p. Wayzata Blvd. You know you want to go ice fishing, right?
The Crave rooftop patio will be offering that well, simulated — you are on a rooftop! The rooftop will be open from 11 a. Ticket prices TBD. Winter activities, done. Open Thursdays through Sundays from 11 What A Feeling - Various - House Party Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Water St.
For Jan. Paul, thegreatnorthernfestival. Open to the public on Tuesdays 4 p. Reservations required. Grab a cocktail from the ice bar or pour one yourself — down the icy drink luge, then snap an Instagram on the giant ice throne that will be staged under the Lexington sign.
Open to the public on Jan. Paul,thelexmn. Picture this: an intimate, New York-syle alleyway with string lights twinkling overhead and two ice bars wedged between a pair of brick buildings. A curated cocktail menu will be handled by the Hewing Hotel, and servers attending the standing room and handful of tables and heaters will be dressed in furs.
Open from Feb. One of the few ice bar regulars in this neck of the woods, Le Meridien has turned its courtyard into an ice bar for a long while. Now Mercy will throw its version of an ice party, pairing fire pits and pine trees with the frozen features: a bar, a shuffle puck table, sculptures and a custom Real Life Like Cold Ice - Enjoy - Real Life Like Cold Ice (File) dome. Open from 6 p. The mutually owned side-by-side restaurants in downtown St. Paul take up nearly a full city block.
Starting Jan. Two ice bars will churn out iced drinks in ice glasses for the party, and there will be hockey-themed activities to boot. Open Fri. The stop date is still TBD. Paul,newbohemiausa. On tap? An extra-long ice bar, ice high-top tables and an ice beer-pong table in case you need a reason to drink faster.
Open from 3 p. Paul,oxcartalehouse. A bustling sojourn around the Mall of America could only be improved by a pit stop afterward at this frozen libation station. Partnering with Fulton Beer, Urbana will be peddling brew, hot and cold cocktails — Irish coffee, anyone?
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