Brand Spotlight: Hydro Flask

November 14, 2018

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  • Lionello DelPiccolo

Hydro Flask is the leader in all things vacuum insulated. If you are looking to keep anything hot or cold, Hydro Flask is the way to go. Incredibly durable and versatile, the brand is here to keep you hydrated in the outdoors.

12 oz. Insulated Coffee Mug

Hydroflask mug 1 Hydro Flask 12oz. Coffee Mug Starting at: $26.36

If you are one of those people who slowly sip their coffee for hours periodically sticking your mug in the microwave to warm up that cup of joe, this is the mug for you. This mug looks and feels like your typical coffee mug, with the added benefit of Hydro Flask’s TempShield Insulation. This will keep your coffee hot all morning for however long it takes you to sip your full mug. Instead of Hydro Flask’s typical powder coated finish, the mug comes with a soft touch that feels wonderful in your hands. If you like your coffee to stay hot but love the feel of a mug, this is the mug for you.

22 oz. Insulated Tumbler

Hydroflask tumbler 1 Hydro Flask 22oz. Insulated Tumbler Starting at: $26.36

This tumbler is your do anything go anywhere cup. Whether it is your coffee cup or smoothie mug in the morning, keeping your water cold throughout the day, or a way to keep your beer cold after a long day of hiking. This guy can do it all. The included insulated lid makes sure the tumbler retains heat or cold for hours. Testers appreciate how solid this mug feels in hand as well as how easy to clean the tumbler is. The slim build will fit into most cup holders. The optional straw lid transforms your tumbler into the perfect office companion.

Hydro Flask 16 oz. Wide Mouth

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Searching for a rugged coffee mug for your dawn patrol missions? This is the mug for you. Hydro flask 16 oz wide mouth main Hydro Flask 16 oz. Wide Mouth Starting at: $21.96  The TempShieldTM double walled vacuum insulation that keeps your water cold for 24 hours will also keep your favorite warm beverage hot for six. Testers appreciated this technology after returning from a long, cold dawn patrol ski tour to find their coffee still warm, truly a revitalizing treat. The powder coated exterior ensures your cold hands grip well, but the durable 18/8 Pro Grade Stainless Steel construction can withstand more than a few drops.

Best For: Keeping your coffee at the right temperature during early morning adventures or long commutes to the office

Hydro Flask 40 oz. Wide Mouth w/Straw Lid

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This is one of the most bomber water bottles we have ever tested. At 40 oz., this will last you all day and keep your ice water cold during long summer hikes or even sitting in your car. Hydro flask 40 oz wide mouth straw lid main Hydro Flask 40 oz. Wide Mouth w/ Straw Lid Starting at: $42.20  The straw lid is convenient for a bottle this size and makes drinking easier – although our testers did experience a little leakage when the bottle was rolling around the car floorboards. If you are a little more reckless with your gear, we recommend going with the flex cap (link this version as it is solid and can handle a bit more abuse.

Best For: Keeping your water cold for longer adventures

Hydro Flask 64 oz. Growler

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There is no better way to finish off a day of adventure than with a cold frothy brew in hand back at the trail head. Hydro flask 64 oz growler main Hydro Flask 64 oz. Growler Starting at: $57.16 A convenient handle makes carrying your growler up to the crag easy, so your post project send celebrations can include an ice cold one from the local craft brewery. Our testers opted to leave the growler in the car while on a backcountry ski mission near Rocky Mountain National Park, and after returning exhausted, a stout from Jagged Mountain Brewery was exactly what the doctor ordered to raise the spirits and cap-off an excellent day. Despite being filled more than 24 hours before consumption, the beer maintained fresh-from-the-tap taste.

Best For: Capping an epic day off with an ice cold, fresh beer

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