The secret to making adult freeze pops at home, Vegas-style

on 10/08/11 at 12:40 pm

Booze News

This weekend’s chemistry homework: Combine unknown proportions of water, ethanol and edible organic matter in a solution that can be frozen.

But don’t worry. When you solve this puzzler, the payoff will be a refreshing, slightly buzz-making ice pop that’ll be just the thing to help you through a steamy Las Vegas summer.

Alcohol-based ice pops have been a staple at Las Vegas pool parties, nightclubs and restaurants for several summers now. And while professional mixologists might use complex mixtures of ingredients and such high-tech freezing aids as liquid nitrogen in creating them, home mixologists can put together some pretty impressive treats using a few fresh, probably already-on-hand ingredients and their home freezer.