Hi John- This is Sue at GE Appliances. Thanks for viewing! Yes, the external dispenser options are Cubes, Crushed Ice and Chilled Water. You will also enjoy great tasting water from the advanced water filtration (MWF/MWFP). Reduces trace pharmaceuticals from water and ice* (* Removes 98% of ibuprofen, atenolol, fluoxetine, progesterone and trimethoprim. These pharmaceuticals are not necessarily in all users’ water). Also, certified to reduce chlorine-resistant cysts, lead, and 15 other contaminants. Thanks for checking with us. Enjoy!