It’s 9 AM and you are off to hit the trails with your buddies.
You’ve all planned on an awesome day full of bouldering, scenic overlooks, and most importantly, complete disconnection from the rest of the world.
As the day wanes, a midday bump from your favorite flask fresh from your favorite daypack will not only keep the great stories among friends rolling but will also make for even a more relaxing time.
The hip flask has been a popular item since the 18th century for its convenient alcohol storage has continued to be an excellent gift idea ever since, due to its originality and function.
Let’s take a look at a few we think you will love:
This 8 oz. flask is the perfect example of a classic. Accompanied by a small funnel to aid in pouring your favorite liquor into the container, this stainless steel flask is a great deal at an affordable price. Measuring at 3-5/8″ x 5-3/8″ x 1″ with a weight of 2.4 ounces, SE makes carrying their flask around in your pocket a breeze!
With a screw-top lid and featured in the color chrome, everything is tied together with an impressive brushed finished that will have you coming back for more every time. Keep your flask in working order by washing carefully often, and allow to dry completely before storing.
Created by the brand, Future Hydrate, this flask takes a unique spin with its faux leather wrapping with a classic American flag embossed. Just a little bit of the chrome color stands out against the top and bottom of the container, matching the funnel that is included with your purchase.
Made from high-quality, food-grade 18/8 304 stainless steel, this 8 oz. flask is affordable, durable, and leak-free; perfect for taking out on all of your roughest outdoor adventures. Hand wash with vinegar or water thoroughly to ensure the inside of your flask remains rust and corrosion-free.
However, if you find this flask just isn’t for you, the company offers a full money-back guarantee with no hassle or questions asked.
If you feel that the classic chrome look of a hip flask doesn’t fit your fancy, then this affordable 8 oz. container by Top Shelf Flasks will be exactly what you’re looking for. Available in nine bright colors and easily engraved, the only thing you will be missing is a funnel, as one is not included with your purchase of a flask.
In order to keep your customized flask in top working order, make sure to remove any left-over alcohol after 3 days and clean completely with water or vinegar. Do not use soap and allow the flask to air dry completely before storing.
With this next flask make sure you don’t let any bees snatch it from you!
With such a unique pattern as this honeycomb engraving, you’ll have dozens of compliments coming your way. This 6 oz. flask weighs 4.8 ounces, is perfect for easy transportation, and is made of stainless steel; suitable for any engraving of your choice in the box on the front.
At just $20, you will have a fun and interesting way to contain your favorite liquors. As always, be sure to thoroughly clean out your flask and allow it to air dry completely before storing.
This flask is out to steal the show with its leather wrap cover and convenient lid. You will find three small shot glasses within the stainless steel lid, perfect for sharing and completely hidden for an excellent on-the-go style.
While the cap is not attached to the body of the flask with a classic arm bar, it does have a secure sealing screw on top that ensures no leaking will occur. When ordering this flask as a gift, you can be sure it will arrive in style. Packaged in a golden box complete with a free stainless steel funnel, and guaranteed to thrill whoever receives it.
At a sub $20 price tag, this one-of-a-kind flask is exactly what you’ve been looking for! Clean completely and dry thoroughly before storing your Gennissy hip flask.
I’m sure you’ve heard of Zippo as the maker of great quality lighters.
But, did you know they also make amazing flasks?
Well, now you do!
The Zippo flask is a high-quality stainless steel flask that holds up to 3 oz. of your favorite liquor. While this container is smaller than the typical 8 oz. flask, its curved shape and compact size make it the perfect hideaway item!
With a depressed Zippo logo stamped into the front, your alcohol will be traveling in style inside of this little hip flask. There is no free funnel included with the purchase of a Zippo flask. When cleaning out your container, be sure to allow the inside to dry completely before storing it in order to avoid unwanted buildup.
Shawn Burns is the founder and senior editor of Tools of Men. He started this site with the goal of teaching men proper grooming habits and sensible style. Shawn’s expertise includes in-depth product reviews and how-to articles. Shawn was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal for his expertise.