Forge Clear Ice System

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Campaign Successful!
312% of goal in 30 days With an incredibly successful launch campaign, the Forge has moved to the production phase

The Forge Clear Ice System is the most remarkable clear ice system in the world.

The Forge Clear Ice Maker and Heated Press fit on your countertop, and make clear ice gems in a matter of hours.

Pre-order today to be in the next wave of deliveries July 2020

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Forge Clear Ice System Packages

Clear Ice Maker
Clear Ice Maker

Launch Price:
$749

Heated Ice Press + Tongs
Heated Ice Press + Tongs

Launch Price:
$849

Forge Clear Ice System
Forge Clear Ice System

Launch Price:
$1299

Custom Ice Brand
Custom Ice Brand

Launch Price:
$299

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Design and Concept 11/01/2018

We've spent the last year perfecting our clear ice production technology, prototyping our unique heated press, and testing it with experts and friends.

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The Launch Campaign 06/19/2019

The 30-day Launch Campaign lets us know if there is a viable market for the Forge Clear Ice System. When you Pre-Order one of the Forge Packages, you help push this product closer to production.

Production Currently in...

Final technical and design polish. Field testing and small-batch production details are being finalized. The ultimate goal: to deliver to you the highest quality clear ice system, ever.

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Shipping Expected July 2020

Forge Clear Ice Systems are anticipated to be delivered starting May 2020. The earlier you pre-order, the sooner you will recieve your Forge Clear Ice System. The first Forge Clear Ice Systems are anticpated to be delivered starting May 2020.

Concept Completed 11/01/2018
Launch Campaign Completed 06/19/2019
Production Currently in...
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Shipping Expected July 2020

Features & Benefits

The Self-Contained Clear Ice System

The Forge Clear Ice System is a countertop, stand-alone ice maker. The Forge lives on your home bar, wherever that may be.

Simple, Sleek, Sophisticated

The Forge produces a pair of large blocks of gem-shaped clear ice in about 4 hours and stores 8 ice gems at the ideal temperature.

The World's First Heated Ice Press

The heated press transforms each gem into a clear ice sphere in about a minute, with virtually no pre-heat or recovery time.

Glass-like Ice Spheres

In the world of fine spirits, every detail is meticulously curated. Forge produces the ice that the world's finest spirits deserve.

There’s a reason why Forge is the first product I’ve endorsed. Clear ice is a game changer.
-Fred Minnick, Spirits Author, Editor-in-Chief of Bourbon+, and Forge Spokesman

Never miss a single note

Taste fine spirits like you've never tasted them before. Aside from its striking beauty, large spheres of clear ice melt slowly, allowing every flavor and aroma to come through as the beverage evolves, without the impurities and trapped air typically found in cloudy ice.

A revolution in the way clear ice is made

Forge is the most remarkable clear ice system in the world. It brings a level of sophistication to your home bar that will wow your guests and change the way you experience your favorite beverages.

Don't just take it from us ...

"The Forge Clear Ice Sphere is the coolest experience I have ever seen."
Ben Brown Brand Specialist at Brown-Forman

Don't just take it from us...

Tech Specs

Forge Clear Ice System Clear Ice Maker, Heated Ice Press, Ice Tongs
Weight Ice Maker: Approx. 40 lbs; Heated Press: Approx. 12 lbs
Operating Temperature Ice Maker: 55-90 degrees F
Approx. Dimensions Ice Maker: 12"W x 15.5"H x 22"D; Heated Press: 9.5"W x 14"H x 9.5"D
Volts/Frequency/Current Ice Maker: 120V AC/60 Hz/2.5 A; Heated Press: 11 A
Installation Clearance 3", side and back
Reservoir Capacity 1 gallon
Ice Making Rate 2 ice gems / 4 hours
Sphere Making Rate Approximately 1 minute for each sphere, with virtually no preheat or recovery time
Product Warranty One year limited warranty

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Frequently Asked Questions

About Forge

About Pre-Ordering Forge

  • When can I expect to receive the Forge Clear Ice System?

    Once the minimum lot size is met for the Forge Clear Ice System campaign, delivery is anticipated for May, 2020.

  • What happens if the campaign doesn’t meet its funding goal?

    If the goal for the Forge Clear Ice System is not met within 30 days of the campaign’s launch, then each backer will receive a full refund within 30 days of the end of the campaign.

  • How does pre-ordering the Forge Clear Ice System work?

    Once you pre-order the Forge Clear Ice System, your credit card will be charged immediately. To propel Forge into the production phase, pre-orders must reach a minimum quantity within the launch period. Those who pre-order the Forge Clear Ice System earliest receive the biggest discounts off the expected MSRP. Every effort will be made to deliver early backers their product first.

    If the Forge Clear Ice System does not meet its campaign goal within 30 days of the campaign launch, each backer will receive a full refund within 30 days of the end of the campaign. When the minimum lot size is achieved, delivery of the Forge Clear Ice System is estimated for May 2020.

    When you place your order, you'll be joining the more than 12,000 other people who have pre-ordered products from FirstBuild - from the Opal Nugget Ice Maker to the Paragon Ultimate Smart Cooking System.

  • Who is FirstBuild?

    FirstBuild is a product innovation arm of GE Appliances based in Louisville, Kentucky.

    FirstBuild's mission is to innovate the next generation of home appliances socially, in a way that encourages the community to be involved in product development and launch. Our successful product launches have included the Opal Nugget Ice Maker and the Paragon Smart Cooking System.

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