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Drink Ideas: Glowing Drinks, Flaming Drinks, Fogging Drinks, Ice Shots, and More

Updated on September 19, 2015

Are you having a party or a gathering and need some ideas to serve great drinks for your guests?

Make your next party special by serving awesome drinks. These drink ideas are simple to create but will be a presentation to impress your guests. Everyone will rave at your drink creation and your party will be a big success.

Keep reading to find out how to make glowing drinks, fogging drinks, flaming drinks, and Pop Rocks cocktails. Learn how to rim glasses, make an ice glass, and more.

Try out these drink ideas and kick the party up a notch. Your party will be the talk of the year and your guests will have blast with these awesome drink ideas. Cheers!

Make Your Party Glow

Tonic water glows blue and drinks with B vitamins glow a yellow/green color.
Tonic water glows blue and drinks with B vitamins glow a yellow/green color.

Glowing Drinks

Creating glowing drinks is one of the simplest ways to spice up a party. There are several ways to do this.

  • You can use glow sticks as stirrers or just drop a glow stick into the bottom of the cup. Make sure to sanitize the glow sticks before you use them in drinks.
  • Another neat way to make glowing drinks is to serve tonic water. It will glow a blue color under a black light because of the quinine in it. So mix drinks with tonic water or make ice cubes with tonic water if you don't like the taste of it.
  • You can also put a smaller cup inside of a larger one. Fill the smaller glass with a drink of your choice. Put tonic water in the outer glass. Make sure the outer glass is clear. Then use a straw to drink from the smaller glass and the outside of the drink will glow.
  • Energy drinks with B vitamins in it will glow a yellowish/green color. You can see the effect best if you serve if from a clear glass.
  • Drop a B vitamin into your glass for a yellow/green tinted glow. Use the double glass technique if you don't want the vitamin in your drink. Fill the outer glass with water and drop the vitamin in it to dissolve.

How to Make Glow in the Dark Drinks

Glowing Ice Cubes

Glowing ice cubes are the perfect solution if you want to have drinks with special effects, but aren't feeling ambition enough to try out some of the other ideas.

Light up ice cubes are typically LED lights and come in multiple colors. Snag a rainbow of colors or use just one color to match your party theme. The cool thing about them is that they are reusable, so they will last for more than one party.

Use them in adult drinks or at a child's party. Kids will be amazed when their drinks light up.

The effect works best if you put the drink in a clear cup.

Glasses Used with Flaming Drinks

Villeroy & Boch Allegorie Brandy 5 3/4" brandy
Villeroy & Boch Allegorie Brandy 5 3/4" brandy

These snifter glasses (brandy glasses) are often used with flaming drinks. They are heavy and have a short stem that makes them easier to hold.


Flaming Drinks

Serving flaming drinks at a party is a hot idea. It is easier than you may think and is relatively safe as long as proper procedures and precautions are followed.

  • The most important thing to remember is to put out the fire before you take a drink. Blow out the fire, then drink. The fire will burn you if you try to drink it.
  • Alcohol will burn with a light blue flame. Turn out the lights to see it better.
  • Before you light the drink, close all other bottles of alcohol and move them away from the area where you are lighting the drink. Other sources of alcohol could catch on fire and get swiftly out of control. Move away anything else flammable such as paper or cloth.
  • Having a fire extinguisher handy is a good idea. Baking soda can also be used to put out any flames.
  • Do not pour in more alcohol to an already flaming drink. It could light the bottle on fire or possibly even cause fire to spray.
  • Don't let the drink burn too long and don't leave a flaming drink unattended. The fire can cause the glass to crack or break if it burns too long. It can also ruin the taste of the drink.
  • Cinnamon sprinkled on the top of the drink will sparkle when the drink is lit.
  • The higher the proof of the alcohol, the better it will burn. Cream liqueurs won't work as well.
  • Heavy, round, and short glassware works best. Thin glass will break easily when aflame.

The procedure:

  1. Warm the glass over a burner on low heat. Do not let the glass make direct contact with the burner. Heat until the glass feels warm to the touch. This will help keep the glass from breaking when the drink is lit.
  2. Mix the drink and pour it into the glass.
  3. Move the drink away from you and your guests. Make sure everyone stands back.
  4. Light a match and touch the flame to the drink. Do not let your hand, your clothing, your hair, or anything else contact the drink. Lighter fluid may contaminate the drink if you try to use a lighter instead of a match.
  5. When you are ready to drink, extinguish the fire by blowing it out. Make sure the fire dies out completely before drinking.

Mixing a Flaming Drink

Smoking Party Drinks

Fogging luau party drink
Fogging luau party drink | Source

Fogging Drinks

Drinks that have a mysterious fog rolling out of them are a great conversation starter at any party. Making fogging drinks is easy with dry ice.

Relax--it isn't poisonous, or extremely dangerous. Dry ice is just the frozen form of carbon dioxide, the gas we exhale. The main precaution when using it with drinks is that it can cause a freezer burn if handled with bare skin.

So, if you want to use it in drinks, you will just need to be careful. Use tongs or wear gloves when handling it.

You can either make a fogging punch or you can drop a piece into individual drinks for a smoking effect.

  • To make an individual drink, drop a small piece of the dry ice into the bottom of the glass. Pour regular ice cubes on top of it. Then add the drink. Give the guests a straw so that they won't accidentally drink the dry ice.
  • if you are worried about someone swallowing the dry ice, you can put a smaller glass inside the serving glass. First, put a small amount of warm water in the larger glass. Pour the drink into the smaller glass and place it in the larger one so that the water is around it. Drop a small piece of dry ice into the warm water. Stick a straw into the drink to make it easier for guests.
  • Use the same technique for a fogging punch. Place a smaller punch bowl into a larger one. Pour the punch into the smaller bowl. Pour water around the outside of the small bowl and drop in a few pieces of dry ice.
  • Using dry ice in drinks is even easier if you use dry ice swizzle sticks (Pictured below). You just put a piece of dry ice into the holder and drop it into the drink. There are no worries about the dry ice coming in contact with skin or mouth that way.

Fogging drinks are a good addition for Hawaiian luau theme, Halloween parties, fire and ice parties, or just to add a bit of sensation to any party.

Dry Ice Swizzle Sticks

On the Rocks

When someone asks for a drink on the rocks, you can literally give it to them. These stones act as ice. Simply pop them in the freezer for a few hours. Then drop them into your guests' drinks.

They will keep the drink cold and make a unique statement. Plus they are reusable. Plain ice will never have the same appeal.

Ice Glass

Help your guests chill out by giving them a glass made of ice. They are great for an ice theme or parties on hot summer nights.

  • Buy a mold to make ice shots. Simply fill the mold with ice and freeze. Then pop out the glasses, pour in the drink, and serve the ice glasses.
  • You can even make glowing ice shots by using tonic water in the molds.
  • Don't want to invest in an ice mold? Follow the directions in the video below to make ice glasses using a plastic cup.

Pop Rocks

Adding Pop Rocks to drinks is a fun way to add some spark to your drinks. You can either rim the glass with Pop Rocks or sprinkle them on top of the drink for a flavor boosting experience.

Sour apple Pop Rocks taste great with apple martinis. Other flavors of Pop Rocks like strawberry and watermelon compliment cocktails well.

How to Rim a Glass with Caramel Syrup

Rimming a Glass with Caramel

Rimming Glasses

Rimming the edge of the glass is a way to add visual appeal to the drink as well as a hint of flavor. It is very simple to do.

  • Pour the ingredient you are using to rim onto a plate. Spread it out so that the pile is wider than the edge of the glass.
  • Take a lemon or lime and rub it around the edge of the glass. This just moistens the glass so that the salt or sugar will stick to it. You can also use a wet sponge for this.
  • Then gently place the glass onto the plate of salt or sugar. Gently turn it so that the edge gets coated completely.
  • You can use caramel or chocolate sauce as well. Just pour a thick layer onto a plate. Dip the glass into it ensuring the whole rim is coated. Don't make it too thick or the caramel will drip down the edge of the glass.
  • Pop Rocks can also be used to rim glasses.
  • Colored sugar or Kool-Aid powder can be used to make the rimming more appealing.

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Extra Touches

The extra touches can make a normal drink into something spectacular. The visual is important at parties and special events. So don't neglect the little details.

  • Use ice molds to make shaped ice for the drinks.
  • Umbrellas, funny drink stirrers, and special straws are simple way to make a drink more fun.
  • Buy glasses or cups to match your theme. It is an instant mood setter.
  • Add fresh fruit to the drinks for a flavor boost.


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      Flower house 4 years ago

      I think glowing is good because it rock and it glows everything up

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      tastiger04 4 years ago

      Great ideas! I will have to try these out sometime......thanks for sharing! :) Voted up and awesome

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      Candace Bacon 5 years ago from Far, far away

      Thank you everyone! I really appreciate all of your comments and thoughts. I hope you all get a chance to try these fun drink ideas.

      @Claims-Advice - All the appropriate safety precautions should definitely be used with the flaming drinks.

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      David Lopez 5 years ago from Camberwell, Melbourne

      Great idea for parties!

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      ITcoach 5 years ago from United States


      Thank you so much for sharing the nice idea about the drinks. I am addicted to these one and sharing with friends too. voted and tweeted your hub

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      loveofnight 5 years ago from Baltimore, Maryland

      With the holiday coming up, I now know the additions that I can make. Thanks much

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      IzzyM 5 years ago from UK

      Wow! I so want an invite to a party at your house!

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      ryanjhoe 5 years ago from Somewhere over the rainbow

      Wow! nice tips, I love this! worth to try because it's looks fun. Thanks for share it. :)

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      Ingenira 5 years ago

      Awesome drink ideas for party ! Wow !!

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      Yoleen Lucas 5 years ago from Big Island of Hawaii

      This is AMAZING! I've often fantasized about doing something like this; you took it way beyond my fantasies!

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      Helen Laxner 5 years ago from Illinois

      Those are awesome! Love them.

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      Rockstarhobbo 5 years ago

      Hey really cool ideas dude! Didn't know there was so many ways of 'decorating drinks' :D

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      Pete Wolfe 5 years ago from NJ

      Cool man, this is really neat. I will have to try some of these ideas on Halloween. Thank you

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      Sam Graham 5 years ago from Australia

      Great, really great ideas. Next time I have a party I am definitely going to put to use some of your tips.

      Thanks very much.

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      Jacob Smiley 5 years ago from Nebraska USA

      Liked your hub ideas! Good job!

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      Jackson 5 years ago from Denver

      Ah this is the coolest hubpage I've seen so far! Epic

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      DMVmimay 5 years ago

      that was awesome! i cant believe glow in the dark drinks did first time..HEHE .. thanks for sharing this Candace, keep hubbing :))

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      Jim Loxley 5 years ago from London

      I should also mention, this hub is amazing. You've inspired me to make my own better!

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      nikashi_designs 5 years ago

      Fantastic Hub, have been thinking about a thrilling Halloween party and these drink idea's are perfect, love the glowing and the classic dry ice drinks. Thanks

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      MomsTreasureChest 5 years ago

      Great Hub! I can't wait to try some of these ideas, thanks!

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      Cody 5 years ago

      well said. good job. props to you

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      Jim Loxley 5 years ago from London

      I've seen some pretty nasty injuries from flaming drinks. Be careful...

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      tigresosal 5 years ago

      Very interesting ideas. Although, these look like magical potions in witch stories, for sure it should be fun in a party. By the way, what does tonic water constitute. I really do not know.

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      Top Rated Recipes 5 years ago

      Awesome ideas! These neat tricks will surely liven up a party!

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      vibesites 5 years ago from United States

      Very interesting and detailed hub. I might try this in my party someday. :)

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      iguidenetwork 5 years ago from Austin, TX

      this is quite cool, it will definitely brighten up any party, literally! :)

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      Sam Little 5 years ago from Wheelwright KY

      great hub. I really enjoyed it and can't wait to try these ideas

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      Carla Dominique 5 years ago from Philippines

      cool hub. thanks for the idea.

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      Felicia Vasquez 5 years ago from New Mexico

      I love the shot glass out of ice idea!!! so going to use that at my next party!

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      Felix J Hernandez 5 years ago from All over the USA

      Super duper detailed. Awesome that I know now how to make a foggy drink. Really thanks for this one.

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      Hazzabanana8 5 years ago from Southern Realms of England

      New to working at a bar, cool Hub :)

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      Amir Nasser 5 years ago

      Wow I loved this post. Gotta try the glowing thing! (^_^)

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      Captainausume 5 years ago from New Jersey

      I'm a budding bartender. This is good to know!

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      leakeem 5 years ago from Earth

      Cool! I like the glowing drinks technique the most!

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      Nabil 5 years ago from Morocco

      Very nice hub, continu!!!

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      Saloca 5 years ago from Liverpool, UK

      Fantastic hub! I can't wait to try some of these!

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      newusedcarssacram 5 years ago from Sacramento, CA, U.S.A

      I am going to use your idea on my party...this will add extra fun and excitement...nice hub...up

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      nanderson500 5 years ago from Seattle, WA

      Nice hub, lots of good ideas and very entertaining!

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      Jeff Boettner 5 years ago from Tampa, FL

      I wish I had read this hub last night as I have to work tomorrow....but, Your pics have inspired me,..... headin to the store now :). Awesome hub cocopreme :), I'm archiving this one! Voted up and sharing.

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      taazakhabar 5 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Informative... Interesting and Innovative. Needless to say I liked it. I have started following you so expect me back anytime and every time you post something nice and interesting.

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      sakun2012 5 years ago

      Excellet Hub idea.......those drinks look real fun :) Can't wait to try it myself. Thanks for sharing. Good luck!!!

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      talfonso 5 years ago from Tampa Bay, FL

      Those drink ideas are fun to the max! I might try the B-vitamin method or the Pop Rocks rim to spice up party drinks. I totally remember Pop Rocks - I used to eat BAGS of that stuff as a kid!

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      enkindler 5 years ago

      This is fantastic! Wish I could vote you up more than once :) Thank you for sharing.

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      CSNewYork 5 years ago from New Jersey

      This is so cool! It would definitely make a New Year's Day party unique. Great hub!

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      Candace Bacon 5 years ago from Far, far away

      Purple Perl - Thank you!

      cfin - The ice cubes are fun. Thanks!

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      cfin 5 years ago from The World we live in

      Those ice cubes are great!! I might check them out

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      Purple Perl 5 years ago from Bangalore,India

      Innovative ideas that are being bookmarked. Thanks for sharing!

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      Candace Bacon 6 years ago from Far, far away

      louromano - Thanks! Hope it turns out well.

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      louromano 6 years ago

      Awesome recipe. I will be using this hub in the coming week. Good stuff

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      Candace Bacon 6 years ago from Far, far away

      Baker Haley - Thanks so much! The dry ice swizzle sticks are so convenient for parties. They are definitely a handy and clever invention for fun drinks.

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      Baker Haley 6 years ago from A hot oven

      This hub is brilliant. I didn't even know they made Dry Ice Swizzle sticks. I'm totally trying this at my next party! Thanks!

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      Candace Bacon 6 years ago from Far, far away

      theking2020 - Thank you!

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      theking2020 6 years ago

      Wow awesome ideas, I'm start using them when I plan a party at my house again. Voted awesome. Would love to hear your feedback on my article.

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      Candace Bacon 6 years ago from Far, far away

      kayyluh - Thanks so much! There are tons of fun drink ideas out there.

      cardelean - You can make your next party drinks more awesome. Thank you!

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      cardelean 6 years ago from Michigan

      Super fun! Wish I would have seen this before the gathering that I had last Saturday! I'm bookmarking this one and passing it along to others!

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      kayyluh 6 years ago

      Great hub! I had no idea you could do this to drinks or even that it was possible. I enjoyed reading your hub! Thanks for sharing and keep up the great work, voted up and awesome!:))

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      Candace Bacon 6 years ago from Far, far away

      Wendy Finn - Thanks! These drinks would definitely outshine the food.

      bmukherjii - There are some fun and unique party ideas out there. Thanks!

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      bmukherjii 6 years ago

      Unbelievable..I could not even know that things like this even exists.. great party ideas

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      Wendy Finn 6 years ago from UK

      How awesome. Thanks for this. I always overlook drinks in favour of the food, this is really different.

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      Candace Bacon 6 years ago from Far, far away

      Deborah Rangel - Thanks! The glowing drinks are very easy to do.

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      Candace Bacon 6 years ago from Far, far away

      Steve LePoidevin - Thank you! Hope your next party is a blast.

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      Steve LePoidevin 6 years ago from Thailand

      Great ideas! Will definitely have to try some of these out at our next party.

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      Candace Bacon 6 years ago from Far, far away

      SilkThimble - It is amazing that some things just naturally glow. Some detergent will also and so will petroleum jelly. Thanks!

      Chafu - Hope it works well for you! Thanks!

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      Chafu 6 years ago

      Very nice hub...Especially about the fogging drink... Gonna try it :D !!

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      SilkThimble 6 years ago from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

      What a great collection of ideas! I especially like the glowing and fogging techniques (I'm fascinated by the fact tonic water and Vitamin B will glow naturally).

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      Candace Bacon 6 years ago from Far, far away

      I love Cookery holidays in France - These are definitely fun to use at Halloween. If you want to try the fogging drinks, you can pick up some of the dry ice sticks. That way you don't have to worry about it. But the other ideas can still make for a fun time. Thanks!

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      I love Cookery holidays in France 6 years ago

      Fogging drinks idea is just brilliant, but I would be too afraid to use dry ice, what if someone is being stupid and touch it or drink it. Way too risky.

      But other ideas are cool. Will be amazing for Halloween! :)

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      Candace Bacon 6 years ago from Far, far away

      homesteadbound - Thank you!

      Robin - Frozen bugs are a wonderful way to give drinks an extra bit of spooky goodness. Thanks

      ThePelton - You are right. Being careful is the key when making flaming drinks. That's why it is best to turn out the lights. You can see the flame better.

      Genesis - Cheers to you! Hope your holiday parties are fantastic.

      Kris Heeter - Thanks so much!

      DzyMsLizzy - You are right. All these ideas can be made kid friendly except for the flaming drinks. Thanks!

      rebeccamealey - The glowing ones are one of the easiest to create. Thank you!

      cclitgirl - Hope your holiday party is a big hit!

      CodeMaster - How'd your weekend go? Thanks for the compliment!

      Apryl Schwarz - Thanks!

      OfTheHeart - Thank you! The glow does make the drink more appealing.

      brsmom68 - Ice molds are super easy to use and make the drink look cooler (ha, ha) as well. Glad yours works well. Thank you!

      sportgames - Hope your party is awesome!

      arusho - Dry ice is one of my favorite party extras. The dry ice sticks make using it in drinks really convenient.

      Gatti - Thanks and hope the dry ice sticks work well at your party!

      htodd - Thanks much!

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      htodd 6 years ago from United States

      Thanks and the great post..Nice

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      Gatti 6 years ago

      Great Hub I'm looking forward to using the dry ice sticks.

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      arusho 6 years ago

      I loved all those ideas. I think I would like to try the dry ice sticks, that's seems the easiest for me. good hub!

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      sportgames 6 years ago from Ashter Street 14, New Yok

      Very nice hub. let me know when you are having a party:D

      I will also try some of this cool tricks on the new year party I am organizing.

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      Diane Ziomek 6 years ago from Alberta, Canada

      Congratulations on Hub of the Day! You have some very neat ideas, and I will be bookmarking this. I wouldn't mind trying a few of the tricks one day. As for the ice shot glasses, I bought the trays to make them a couple years ago. They work nicely!

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      Stephanie 6 years ago from New York

      Cool hub, amazing amount of information on how to do drinks. My favorite is the glowing drink. I want to try my hand at that! The glow makes it look so much more appetizing. Love the pics and videos..

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      Apryl Schwarz 6 years ago from Nebraska

      Very cool ideas!

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      CodeMaster 6 years ago from Alaska, Anchorage

      This is a fantastic hub! Guess what I'm doing this weekend? Thanks for the ideas, keep 'em coming!

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      Cynthia Calhoun 6 years ago from Western NC

      This is *awesome*. Great hub. I will have to try this at one of my holiday parties. :) Voted up!!

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      Rebecca Mealey 6 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      In time for New Years! Thanks for great and creative tips.I like the glowing ones best.

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      Liz Elias 6 years ago from Oakley, CA

      Congratulations on Hub of the Day! Great job.

      These are all fun and intersting ideas to spice up any party, and I can see how they would also work equally well for non-alcoholic drinks for kids' parties (except not the flaming drinks, of course).

      Voted up across the board & shared.

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      Kris Heeter 6 years ago from Indiana

      Cool ideas for a great party or get together! Congrats on hub of the day!

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      Genesis 6 years ago from Canada

      This hub is fantastic, and very timely! I'm definitely going to try some of these during the holiday season. Thank you for sharing. Cheers!

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      ThePelton 6 years ago from Martinsburg, WV USA

      Flammable liquids can pose problems. A match will light Whiskey fumes on fire well above the liquid. Alcohol flames are blue and can be difficult to see in daylight. Be careful.

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      Candace Bacon 6 years ago from Far, far away

      princesswithapen - Thanks so much for the compliment! These ideas really are easy. Even the flaming drinks aren't as hard as they seem. But the effect looks awesome.

      SanneL - There are definitely some things to try for New Year's parties. Thanks!

      imkd - Thanks! Just don't try out all of them at once!

      swayaminfotech - How did it work?

      Archana G Saha - Double thanks!

      rorshak sobchak - Thank you!

      Katherine Thorell - Thanks! Sometimes the simplest ideas work best.

      learner365 - Parties are all about making a special experience for the guests. Thank you!

      Windclimber - Thank you! I wouldn't mind that a bit! It would sure make my month.

      chicagoguy - Thanks so much!

      VeronicaFarkas - Thanks! Pop Rocks and flaming drinks are as fun to watch as they are to drink.

      Keeley Shea - Hope your next party is amazing and thank you!

      VirginiaLynne - Glowing tonic water is a fun thing to try with kids. Your machine sounds really neat. Bet it's fun at Halloween. Thank you!

      mattforte - Wow! Thanks! Now you can be the rocking party guy amongst your friends.

      againsttheodds - That might be an idea for a REAL mad science party. Ha ha

      JohnGreasyGamer - Except for the flaming drinks, the rest of the ideas don't even have to be used for alcoholic drinks. They can just be used to make the party more entertaining. As long as everyone is careful, flaming drinks aren't dangerous. But I do see your point. Drinking should be done responsibly and shouldn't be glamorized for young people.

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      Robin Edmondson 6 years ago from San Francisco

      What a fantastic Hub! I'm passing this one along to my friends. We recently went to a Halloween party and the hostess had her ice frozen with gummy worms hanging out of them. It was so fun and yummy in a cocktail.

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      Cindy Murdoch 6 years ago from Texas

      Very interesting ideas.

      Congratulations on hub of the day!

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      Candace Bacon 6 years ago from Far, far away

      Wow! It was so thrilling to discover that this hub was selected for Hub of the Day. Thank you HubPages! Thanks to everyone for your comments!

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      againsttheodds 6 years ago

      ok you're right, Greasygamer, don't try the Tritium at home.

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      John Roberts 6 years ago from South Yorkshire, England

      I don't think it was the best idea making this blatantly advertised as the Hub of the Day - gives many young people and drinkers alike bad ideas.

      I'm not saying it's a bad Hub, no, it's well written and structured, but I'm thinking about health concerns if people experiment differently to the stuff mentioned. Great work anyway.

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      againsttheodds 6 years ago

      Another great way to make a glowing drink is to drop some Tritium in it.

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      Steven Pearson 6 years ago from Spanaway, WA

      I haven't even gotten past the first section yet, but I've bookmarked, stumbled, and voted this up.

      I'm "the guy" who hosts most of the parties among my closest circle of friends, and these ideas are rockin'. Thanks Coco!

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      Virginia Kearney 6 years ago from United States

      Terrific ideas. I especially like the glow sticks and tonic water hint. We have black lights and a machine that uses water to make fog in a punch bowl. My kids will have a great time!

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      Keeley Shea 6 years ago from Norwich, CT

      Excellent Hub - congratulations on hub of the day! I haven't done any of these. My next party is sure to be a hit with some new exciting drinks. Thanks for writing!

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      Veronica Roberts 6 years ago from Ohio, USA

      Awesome hub! I've done the pop rocks & fire, but have never rimmed a glass w/ caramel, or made drinks to go in the dark (black light)!! I love the ideas, pictures, and video.

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      Raj Lally Batala 6 years ago from Chicago ,USA

      Great hub !! innovative !! Congratulations on the hub of the day!

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      Windclimber 6 years ago from my boat somewhere on the Chesapeake Bay

      Great job! I'll bet a link for this one gets sent from person to person criss-crossing the country.

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      Saadia A 6 years ago

      What an awesome Hub to give an extra special touch to your party and give your friends and guests a wonderful experience.

      Voted up and useful.Congrats as well on "Hub of the day"

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      Katherine Thorell 6 years ago

      This hub is great! What wonderful and simple ideas to spice up the party :) Thank you for sharing :)

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      rorshak sobchak 6 years ago

      I love this Hub! Great job.

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      swayaminfotech 6 years ago

      testing now

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      imkd 6 years ago

      nice ideas... i'll try out fifty shots... :)