Culture - Flasks for alcohol

Discussion in 'Alcohol' started by korky8097, Apr 19, 2005.

  1. korky8097

    korky8097 Gold Member

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    hey guys, this may sound like a stupid topic but i have always had
    interests in flasks. How many of you guys have a flask, do you
    use it, and if you want, post a pic. I will post one of mine once
    i find one on the net of it because i dont have a digi camera. If
    this is too stupid just delete it, just thought it would generage some
    interesting convorsation.
     
  2. VIKETIME

    VIKETIME Newbie

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    i have a flask, its a standard silver flask, with "jack daniels old no. 7" engraved on it. holds 7oz i believe. i also have a mini one that is exactly the same just holds 1 or 2oz i believe..it can clip onto your keyring.


    i never really use it, unless i go camping or on a long weekend, i don't really feel a need to carry a flask around with me.


    i think this is an interesting topic, i'd like to hear about a couple other peoples flasks.


    -VIKE
     
  3. Motorhead

    Motorhead Platinum Member & Advisor

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    I have a 6oz with an eagle on the side of it. Flasks were popular in the time of prohibition because they were easy to conceal. I think they are cool, my girlfriend got me this one for christmas a couple years ago and i have had others in the past. I like to take them to weddings or special occasions when im wearing my suit and i put it on the inside pocket of the jacket. They are kinda neat for those occasions when your at the table or in the parking lot to pull it out and pass it around or spike drinks with it. I like my flask[​IMG]lol
     
  4. William_Again

    William_Again Gold Member

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    I have a flask that I got at IKEA, its nice, all silver, it holds about
    8oz...I have only used it once and prolly barely use it in the future
    but its a nice novelty.
     
  5. korky8097

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    i like to keep it full, ill bring it to parties and stuff, good
    convorsation peice. Ive seen some nice ones on the net with cigar
    holders on them and cig cases. Good for cruisin with buddies,
    keeps you from getting to slammed while driving and is
    convinient. Next on my list of things to get, cig case and
    a blazer or jacket with a pocket inside where people normally put
    flasks. Would be a cool kinda thing to collect, already have a
    knife collection, flasks would be cool too. Keep em comin fellas
     
  6. joemomma

    joemomma Newbie

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    I used to know a guy that had a what looked like binoculars but the eye
    pieces screwed off and it was like to flasks they were great to take
    into sporting events or concerts were they wont let you take booze in
     
  7. pokergod0588

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    Flasks: Part II

    aight i read the thread on flasks where people were talking about their cool flasks and was thinking of getting one, only problem is i usually down half a bottle by myself in a night, what kinda alco do you'ze recommend for a flask? since its not alot unless u wanna refill it a few times each night
     
  8. Cure20

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    Fu*k the flask, just sew a bigger pocket on the inside of your jacket and put the whole bottle in it. lol
     
  9. korky8097

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    i use my flask mainly for sipping and maybe some bigger sips throughout my night. But if you are exclusivly drinking from your flask and having no shots or anything, a high proof liquor like 151 might fit your fancy. I usually just put a good whiskey or rum in my flask like jack, jim, or captain morgan. Putting a shitty liquor in a flask seams pointless in my opinion. You flask is not meant to get you hammered, but to allow you to get drunk on other such alcohols while still being able to sip something that tastes good. Just my opinion though.
     
  10. Metternich

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    Stainless Steel Flasks

    I have read that stainless steel flasks can impart a metallic flavor to the contents. Does anyone know how long this takes? They have some nice whiskey in a cheap flask with no liner, and if it does not take very long to contaminate the flavor they will pour it back into the bottle.

    Of course I could just drink it but they have been dehydrated of late.


    thanks.
     
  11. Bajeda

    Bajeda Super Moderator Platinum Member & Advisor

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    Where did You read this?

    I haven't heard anything about that and have friends who use numerous flasks and sometimes store alcohol in the flasks with no problem. The thing is, I don't know if they are stainless steel or not.
     
  12. Metternich

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    Wikipedia is a good source but all info from it should be treated with caution. I have personally never heard of a leaching of flavour and has never experienced it himself allthough thats not saying that it isnt possible. It might occur after very long periods of time in a very cheap flask and so SWIM advises to pour it back in the bottle just in case, or is there a special reason for keeping the drink in the flask?
     
  14. Forthesevenlakes

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    good point prescription, as always! wikipedia can be edited by anyone, and consequently any manner of info can appear on there, even if wikipedia is normally a great resource. I use a stainless steel flask and had never had any metallic flavor in his drinks. but like prescription says, best to just pour the liquor back into the bottle and wash the flask carefully after use!
     
  15. Metternich

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    I wasn't sure if it was correct, hence the question.

    It's in the flask because there wasn't much left in the bottle and it's a bit odd to be seen with a handle in public. Swim'll probably leave it in the flask since they'll finish it off soon, they hope.
     
  16. IHrtHalucingens

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    I use a metal flask all the time. He has left alcohol in it for weeks at a time without noticing any metallic taste once ingested. I think you'll be ok and are worrying about nothing! =)