Best Drinks to Order on an Airplane

Most people don’t enjoy flying on airplanes. And that makes sense, after all, who wants to be cramped into some tiny seat, surrounded by babies crying, people coughing, crappy movies, and bad food? Probably no one. That is why the solution clearly is to drink. Alcohol, that is. There are some rules about bringing flasks […]

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History of The Hip Flask

History and Origin Hip flasks began to appear in the form that we recognize today during the 18th century, and were initially used by members of the gentry. But there have been less compact versions of flasks in use for several centuries. They say that in the Middle Ages, they would cut out the insides of […]

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What Are The Best Mocktail Recipes?

It’s been a tough month for alcohol, with England recently issuing new and strict guidelines concerning alcohol intake. Although their Prime Minister David Cameron is an admitted drinker, England has officially endorsed a limit of 14 units of alcohol per week. If Britons and other nations do indeed start putting less alcohol in their flasks, […]

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Flasks.com’s Veteran’s Day Drinks Recommendations

Veteran’s Day is an important day in America, and was actually established on November 12th, 1919, by President Woodrow Wilson. Originally referring to it as Armistice day, Wilson stated the following: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the […]

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Babe Ruth: Beer and October Home Runs

It’s October, which means one thing: Baseball playoffs. The culmination of 6 long months of America’s pastime, 162 games over 6 months, players grueling it out in the April rain, the July heat, and the October snow (Colorado). And now, with a few playoff series, a champion will be crowned. One of the greatest October […]

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California’s Favorite Drinks

California is known for many things: beaches, Hollywood, farms, good weather, and a laid back environment. On September 9, 1850, California was admitted to the Union as the 31st state. To celebrate this, we are going to list our top five must have California drinks. Californians Google the term “rum and Coke” more than any […]

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When China Invented Sunglasses & Baijiu

  They say that in the year 1200, China invented sunglasses. Documents seem to indicate that the first sunglasses were worn in July, when the sun bore down the hardest. The first sunglasses wearers may have actually been judges: they were given smoke colored quartz lenses to wear over their faces in order to conceal their […]

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Were King Louis XI’s Mail Carriers the First Flask Drinkers?

They say that on June 19, 1461, King Louis XI created the first ever postal service, by creating royal postal roads to deliver official parcels and packages at higher speeds. If 1464 was the first year that mail carriers started work, I’d bet 100 Francs that France started selling a lot of flasks around that same […]

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Lewis & Clark Expedition: 120 Gallons of Whiskey

Do you know what happened on May 21, 1804? Probably not. And that’s okay, because most Americans are not familiar with the fact that it was the day that Lewis and Clark set out for their famous world-defying expedition. Commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark set out with a select few army officers […]

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