I know we keep saying this, but this year’s Beer Bloggers Conference just keeps getting better and better. We have a new sponsor this year, Hydro Flask, which is based out of Bend, OR. Hydro Flask is the original producer of the vacuum insulated beer growler and manufacturer of a full line of 18/8 stainless steel, double wall vacuum insulated products.
#BBC13 BONUS: Hydro Flask will be offering this year’s lucky attendees the growler as a take home gift for testing, imbibing and helping the company in its mission to “Save the World from Lukewarm Beer.”
Hydro Flask’s 64oz vacuum insulated growler is designed to keep beer ice cold for up to 24 hours or hot liquids hot for up to 12 hours. Its silicone gasket and insulated flat cap ensures a tight seal and carbonation for days, keeping beer as fresh as possible. Made from food grade 18/8 stainless steel, the growler is durable, BPA-free, sweat-proof, freeze proof and 100% recyclable. All Hydro Flasks, including the 64oz growler, are backed by the company’s lifetime warranty.
In just a few short years of production, the Hydro Flask growler has quickly become the go-to vessel for beer enthusiasts and for many of the nation’s top microbreweries, including Deschutes Brewery, Boulevard Brewing, Pyramid Brewing, Maui Brewing and many others.
Hydro Flask has consistently received high praise across multiple media categories, including positive write-ups in top tier brewery publications including Draft Magazine, Zymurgy, The New Brewer and Northern Brewer. Hydro Flask was named the Best New Product at the 2012 PGA Merchandise show in Orlando, Florida, Best in Show by the Gear Institute at the 2013 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, and nominated for the Best of What’s Next by New Hope Media at the Natural Products Expo West show in Anaheim, California.
In March of this year, Hydro Flask partnered with veteran industry stalwarts Chrislan Ceramics, who now serve as the exclusive distributors of Hydro Flask products to the beer and wine markets. Chrislan has been a leader in the industry for over 25 years and is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of custom tap handles for the on tap beer industry.
In addition to its mission of saving the world from lukewarm water (and beer), Hydro Flask also strongly believes in pairing great products with great causes. Through its charitable arm of 5% Back, Hydro Flask offers a giveback program that allows consumers to allocate a portion of their flask sales to a charity they choose.
Follow Hydro Flask on Twitter: @Hydroflask