It's Stuck To My Lips: Coca-Cola In Bottles Made Of Ice

July 8, 2013


Everybody have a nice holiday weekend? Want to stand around the water cooler and compare firework scars in a little? Cool. Coca-Coca recently sold their soda in special limited edition bottles made out of ice on the beaches of Colombia. I would have liked to try one of those bottles. And not just because that would mean I'm on a beach in Columbia, but I would be and I'd be wearing a banana hammock. One hand on a hip, ice cold Coke in the other -- just like the cover of a romance novel but with one ball hanging out.

To make the special edition Coca-Cola bottles a reality, teams created a new packaging design and production process to manufacture the ice bottles and transport them to hot Colombia beaches. The process starts with pouring micro-filtered water into silicone molds, then freezing the water to-25 °C and filling the molds with Coke.

Promising "Fria hasta la ultima gota" or "Cold to the last drop," the frozen bottles continue to make quite a splash in South America and throughout the advertising world. Beachside, drink servers have sold 265 frozen bottles an hour, on average.

You know what would be awesome? If you had a bottle made out of ice but other people couldn't tell it was then you bit the end off and chewed it while staring at them. It's the simple joys in life, you know? Like convincing everyone around that you're a psychopath. Bonus points if you follow it up with a handful of sand while yelling 'COOKIE DOUGH.'

Hit the jump for a brief video.

Thanks to LUCKYxTH1RTE3N and E V I L A R E S, who prefer their Coke from a can with a bendy straw.

  • Julio Reyes

    It's Colombia, not Columbia!

  • da1nonlysage

    "Teams" (plural) had to make a hollow coke bottle shaped ice cube? For shame

  • I dislike cola.
    That is all.

  • I don't know if the bottles are that 'eco-friendly,' but I sure wish they sold these in the beaches of Mexico, where tourists have the nasty habit of leaving their trash on the sand. A broken bottle is not only polluting, it's hazardous.

  • jodamiller

    "Eco friendly"? Sure, no glass bottle, but added is the constant refrigeration costs and resources to get the bottles to the beaches.

  • Ana

    Yes, because compared to a plastic bottle, that's not eco friendly at all. Dude, you went too far.

  • jodamiller

    Plastic bottles: made from petroleum.
    Ice bottles: cooled by burning petroleum.

    Which is worse? I don't know. But the ice bottles aren't "eco friendly" as the video claims.

  • Kevin

    Yeh, and they all caught Montezuma's revenge from the "bottle".

  • Emerich il Cane
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