Being surrounded by nature as you sip a summer beer is way better than being packed in a hot and sweaty bar — especially post-pandemic. But to relax and unplug with a cold one, you need to lug around bulky hard coolers or heavy thermal bags. And if the sun is beating down, you can often end up with lukewarm drinks once you reach your final destination, making for a less-than-ideal thirst quencher.
Additionally, drinking from cans, bottles, and Solo cups is wasteful, especially when you’re trying to minimize your carbon footprint out in mother nature. The solution? The world’s first stainless-steel-lined, rotomolded and leak-proof backpack cooler with a tap.
Thanks to Brumate, you can now bring everyone’s favorite college pastime on hikes, camping adventures, beach days and more. The lightweight and easy-to-carry Backtap cooler has a 3-gallon capacity, keeping batch cocktails, beers, or hard seltzers icy with a mess-free delivery thanks to the built-in tap dispenser. That means 3 gallons of cocktails, 14 beers or hard seltzers, and 5 individual bottles of wine.
Founder Dylan Jacob told SPY via email, “The market had two types of coolers — heavy, hard-to-transport rotomolded coolers that keep contents nice and chilled and soft, easily portable coolers that barely keep ice for 12 hours. I created the BackTap to bridge the gap and give the best of both worlds.
It keeps ice as is for days, is easily transportable with 3 ways to carry, and is the only multi-functional cooler in the market that has a tap and works both as a drink-dispenser for 3 gallons of your favorite beverage or as a cooler.”
While you can fit this cooler in a hiking backpack, it comes with its own comfortable, load-bearing backpack straps that won’t make your joints ache. There’s also a bucket-style handle with a foam center, for a range of carrying options. If you prefer a shoulder strap, Brumate sells one separately on their site. The stainless steel interior ensures that drinks stay cold while keeping bacteria at bay. It can even be hung on a tree branch for easy dispensing, and doubles as a makeshift seat if there’s not one handy.
The versatility of this multi-function cooler alone makes it a standout camping product, but it can also be used in settings like backyards, boats and sporting events. It’s sleek, ergonomic, and comes in a ton of colors and prints. Never experience another warm sip again with this refreshing must-have of 2021.