Lebanon, Ohio — Spirits On Ice LLC was proud to showcase their first direct-to-consumer product, the spirit ice vice™ for the second time at the Bourbon Classic in Louisville, KY.
The Bourbon Classic is an annual event featuring master distillers, educational seminars, tastings, entertainment and culinary creations. According to the event Web site (www.bourbonclassic.com) the classic "explores 'the best of the best' in the authentic world of Bourbon, from the craftsmanship of distilling to the pure enjoyment of the spirit in its many forms." Spirits On Ice, LLC will be demonstrating the the spirit ice vice throughout the event. Spirits On Ice Vice President Kim Coomer says "The spirit ice vice™ is always a show stopper. We feel like our product is the perfect match for high-end spirit enthusiasts. We also have something to offer both distillers and individuals that hasn't been available up to now in our industry." That 'something' is customization. "Individual clients will be excited by our ability to etch monograms, slogans or custom logos onto their product."
For distiller clients, manufacturing customization is complete. Clients can design their product from scratch, specifying the size of the ice ball it creates to custom product colors and even shapes. "Each distiller client has their own requirements, which is what makes the work challenging and fun", says Kent Coomer, President of Spirits On Ice, LLC and engineer of the products. "We've done a couple of custom designs, from simple shapes to complex ones with custom-mixed colors and detailed logos and artwork and so far, our clients are very excited. It gives them a way to connect with their own customers and add value and appreciation for their own products."
Spirits On Ice, LLC is the American manufacturer of distiller-branded and consumer ice ball machines for whiskey aficionados. Based in Lebanon, Ohio, Spirits On Ice, LLC was founded in 2013 by owner-operators Kim and Kent Coomer. The company grew organically out of the couple's machine shop, D&E Machine Company, which they purchased in 1990 following Kent's 15 years of experience as an employee. The Coomers have designed and manufactured custom products for distiller clients including The Edrington Group (for The Macallan®) and Chivas Brothers (for Royale Salute). Spirits On Ice, LLC is also the manufacturer and distributer of a consumer-focused ice ball maker called the spirit ice vice™, introduced in late 2011.