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Jan 1, 2010 09:25 AM

WTF?? When did they start putting ice cubes in milk??

Normally not a milk drinker, but over breakfast today took a sip of my companion's milk and, gak!, almost choked on an ice cube.

Is this a new trend? Something for the '10s?

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  1. Drank it as a kid with ice sometimes.
    Isn't milk 90% water?....what's a few ice cubes.

    1. If your companion put the ice in the milk, you could just ask him/her. When I was a kid, my next door neighbors drank milk with ice all the time. I think it's weird, but it's not new (to me, anyway).

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        1. re: ipsedixit

          Damn. And here I thought the dreaded "light pour" was limited to alcoholic beverages. My next door neighbors referred to their concoction as "ice milk," which confused me later when I saw ice milk in a store, and it was not milk with ice in it.

          1. re: ipsedixit

            i'll bet it was somebody -- your server-- trying to think for themselves. did you say something before you left? if it was management's idea, it could be because 'ice is the cheapest thing you put in a drink.' but you pay for milk, you should get milk without ice.

        2. Never heard of it our east Ips.

          1. That is weird. Hmm, I cannot remember if I ever had ice cubes in my milk. I do not think so, but I cannot be sure. Childhood memory can be very fuzzy.

            1. I used to put ice in my milk if I wanted it extra cold...the fridge we have now does a good enough job on its own though. I've never seen or heard of a restaurant putting ice in a glass of milk though.