Easy Guide to Hydro Flask Lids

Hydro Flask Lids Wide Mouth Compatible
So you've just got your neat new Hydro Flask - but what sort of lid should you use? There is no shortage of options: whether you want a straw, a flip-top lid, a screw-on, a honeycomb insulated Flex Cap for extra insulation, or even a third-party off-brand lid - the selections for your Hydro Flask's lid are full of possibilities and in many ways the lid is the most important part of the entire bottle, since it will be your main point of interaction with your Hydro Flask. While we already touched on a few varieties of Hydro Flask lids in our Hydro Flask Accessories article, we thought we'd ta...
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Simple Modern Wave 17oz Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle Review

Simple Modern Wave Bottles in Many Colors Review Photo
Most of the vacuum insulated bottles I've had had been large – 32-64 oz or so. Great for hiking, backpacking, and camping - activities where that one bottle would be your main source of hydration for the duration of the trip. With the Wave Bottle from Simple Modern we have a vacuum insulated stainless steel bottle slimmed down into a more petite package. The Simple Modern Wave Bottle is 17 oz, or about half a liter, the standard size of a typical disposable water bottle - less for a trip into the woods and more for a day in the city. As much as we love our big bottles, the same thing that m...
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HIIT Bottle Review: An Insulated Stainless Steel Protein Shaker Bottle

HIIT Stainless Steel Insulated Protein Mixer Shaker Bottle
If you've ever exercised, there is a pretty good chance you're familiar with the protein shake. Even if you don't exercise a bit, you've probably at least heard of it, maybe even tried it out. While still a main staple of fitness fanatics and athlete's diets, the virtues of the protein shake have spread far and wide (not to mention they somewhere managed to cross the line from palatable to tasty.) Offering a convenient way to get a healthy boost of protein and vitamins, the protein shake is also a source of hydration. So when the folks from HIIT Bottle offered us the opportunity to do a review...
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MiiR 64oz Insulated Stainless Steel Growler Review

MiiR 64 Ounce Growler in Blue
Hydration isn't always about clean water! Although, we admit, it usually is. But sometimes you want to to pour yourself a nice, refreshing, ice cold beer. And sometimes you want that same beer to still be ice cold 24 hours after you poured it. It's in times like those that you would want to have the MiiR 64 Ounce Growler. Weighing in at 1.9 pounds and with a price tag around ~$55, the MiiR Growler is a pretty substantial bottle. Featuring double-wall vacuum insulation, the MiiR is the perfect vessel to keep your beer frosty - and in no short supply. Of course, the stainless steel MiiR does...
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Hydro Flask Just Got Better – New Flex Cap Improves Insulation & Portability

Hydro Flask Wide Mouth with Flex Cap In Four Colors and Sizes
Improving on something which is already a leader in its field is a tall order. Sometimes these attempts to tamper with a winning formula result in disaster. Fortunately for Hydro Flask (and their fans,) the company has managed to innovate something new which improves the Hydro Flask's already impressive insulation and portability. Meet the Flex Cap. The Flex Cap looks like a simple screw-on lid, but is the product of clever and careful engineering. Made from durable BPA-free TPU plastics and supported by stainless steel pivots, the Flex Cap's most obvious feature is providing a convenient c...
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Mobot Bottle & Foam Roller Review – Hydration and a Massage All-in-One

Mobot Foam Roller Water Bottles in Four Different Colors
It seems the new trend in the world of water bottles is to offer not just a bottle but instead a gadget. We've looked at plenty examples of these products lately: be it a bottle that can light up and play your favorite songs, a bottle with a built-in mister to cool you off, or a digitally enhanced "Smart Bottle" - the trend is undeniable. With the subject of this review, the Mobot Bottle & Foam Roller, manufacturer Mobot has combined two common fitness products into a single item. Aside from being remarkably novel, there is definitely a practicality to the combination. Fans of foam rolling ...
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Best Insulated Growlers – Our Top 5 Picks

Stanley Classic Insulated Growler Overflowing with Beer Foam Best Insulated Growlers Top Picks Article Heading
If you're unfamiliar with the growler, you can sort of think of them as the heavyweight champions of the water bottle world. Aiming for maximum storage capacity, growlers are an ideal solution for storing hefty quantities of any beverage. Modern insulated growlers far exceed the capacities of most water bottles, with 64 ounces being more or less the standard baseline for classifying as a growler. In this review of our top 5 picks, we'll examine a variety of popular growlers to help you find the best option. All of the growlers we've selected for this comparison are 64 ounces and feature dou...
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Turn Your Hydro Flask or Klean Kanteen Into a Filter Bottle with the AquaGear Filter Straw Cap

Aqua Gear Water Filter Bottle Attachment in Klean Kanteen
We've never made a secret of our appreciation for Hydro Flask and Klean Kanteen: we've looked at Hydro Flasks, reviewed Klean Kanteens, even pitted them against each other. We named Hydro Flask 2015's best bottle and gave it an honorable mention in 2016 when Klean Kanteen took the crown. The filtered water bottle has been another commonly reouccuring theme here on the blog, from our filtered water bottle buyer's guide to our look at bottles with integrated filters such as the LIFESAVER Bottle or the LifeStraw Go. Yet whenever we come across a filtered bottle - as nice as the bottle might be...
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TUR Hydration Teton Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle Review

TUR Hydration Teton Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottles in Blue and Green
We are always excited to see a newcomer to the insulated stainless steel water bottle game, especially one as colorful as TUR Hydration's Teton. A lightweight, easily portable, and eye-catchingly colorful water bottle, the Teton offers a minimal footprint while still boasting high quality double-wall vacuum insulation. Rounding off the package with a few other neat features, TUR Hydration has proven capable of offering the world a quality example of a modern water bottle. We do have a few qualms with the Teton, though, which we'll explore below in our review. While we understand TUR Hydrati...
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Generic Hydro Flasks – 5 Impressive Alternatives

45 Degree Latitude Insulated Stainless Steel Growler 64 Ounce Hydro Flask Alternative
The Hydro Flask is successful for a reason. Named our best bottle of 2015, it's a bottle we still use well into 2016 and beyond - we even had to mention it again in 2016's best bottles. Made with 18/8 foodgrade stainless steel, equipped with double-wall vacuum insulation, and available in a range of sizes and colors, the Hydro Flask brand has come to dominate the insulated stainless steel bottle market. All of this success has bred a huge market for hungry competitors. Interestingly, whatever patents Hydro Flask might have seem to be quite loose, as a wealth of generic Hydro Flask alternati...
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