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Delicious Brandy

Delicious Brandy

Brandy Delicious - Asbach BrandyIn all honesty, for me, Brandy was always an afterthought and never have I preferred to have a brandy over other drinks until…. until a wonderful mini break with my mother-in-law visiting some German Christmas Markets. Gosh this was a few years ago now.. We were in a little town called Rüdesheim which is just stunning, it was a cold winter day and we stopped off in a little cafe for a warm drink and this is where I became hooked. We had what was called a Rüdesheimer Kaffee. Wow delicious!

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Hip Flasks at The Fun Fair

Hip Flasks at The Fun Fair

Hip Flasks at The Fun FairThere is a time and a place for your hip flasks and to be honest, we think hip flasks at the fun fair are a yes! I mean why not?! Especially Autumnal fun fairs where the weather can be a little sketchy and somewhat chilly. There is nothing better than being wrapped up nice and warm with friends and having fun at the fair. Hip flask in hand and a wee nip now and again can really keep the cold at bay.

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Novelty Hip Flasks

Novelty Hip Flasks

Novelty Hip Flasks9 times out of 10, when you good folk are buying hip flasks you do not have novelty hip flasks in mind. More often than not, a hip flask is purchased with great thought and sentiment as to what you think the recipient might like. Personalised messages and motifs are added to make then extra special. Sometimes though, serious just doesn’t cut it.

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Absinthe Preparation

Absinthe Preparation

Absinthe Preparation - Modern Absinthe
Absinthe – Verte (coloured whether by botanic of colouring) on the Left & Blanche (clear) on the Right

When it comes to Absinthe preparation, there is a common misconception in the way that it should be done. Many say that it should be done by burning a sugar cube over your glass of absinthe. Now, don’t get me wrong, that one of the ways to prepare the scrummy drink. It is not however, the traditional method. The tradition method is the original French way. Try them all and see what you like the best the taste does change depending in the method that you use.

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Coloured Hip Flasks Are The New Silver

Coloured Hip Flasks are The New Silver - Rainbow Hip Flask 6oz Stainless SteelColoured Hip Flasks Are The New Silver

When most people think of hip flasks, usually they think of the nice silver colour that you see all the time. That is not a problem as the stainless steel and pewter hip flasks that you can buy have the beautiful silver colour that we all love however, times change and there is no reason that hip flasks need to stay stuck in the past. These days people love a touch of colour which is why coloured hip flasks are the new silver.

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Absinthe Cocktails – 5 of the Best

Absinthe Cocktails – 5 of the Best!

Absinthe Cocktails - 5 of the BestAbsinthe amongst many others is a very versatile spirit which is why we love absinthe cocktails and want to share with you 5 of the best. We are very fond of absinthe here at The Pocket Hip Flask Co and so, if you are too, we know that you will love these drinks. Just remember though that Absinthe is rather strong and so although very easy to drink, not the best idea to drink too many. We would not advise trying all of the cocktails in one day. However much you may want to! Continue reading Absinthe Cocktails – 5 of the Best

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How To Look After & Store Your Hip Flasks

How To Look After & Store Your Hip Flasks

How to clean & store your hip flasks - Stainless-Steel-Cushion-Hip-FlasksHip flasks are a wonderful thing to have in our life – and this is exactly why we want help you keep them for as long as possible by advising how to look after and store your hip flasks. Many people have hip flasks in this day and age. Mostly due to the fact that they make for very popular gifts. Birthday’s, weddings and thank you’s are a great excuse to buy someone you like a liquor flask.

Lots of us have hip flasks but, how many of know how to look after them. I know certainly from experience in my younger years, that they are not well cared for. Thrown in a drawer with little regard until next time.

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Absinthe Production

Absinthe Production

Absinthe-Still

Fast growing in popularity, Absinthe is most certainly and acquired taste for many. Some love it (The Pocket Hip Flask Co included), and other despise it. After being banned in so many countries, Absinthe peaked curiosity in many when the ban was lifted. Banned because it became associated with violence and anti-social behaviour many countries were reluctant to allow production again.
It has been said that he actual reason the prohibition started was not due to the effect of the Absinthe, those same effects that we get from most alcohol (minis the marginal hallucinogenic), but due to the fact that it was so popular that other drinks were no longer being bought. Drinks that the governments had shares in..

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Hip Flasks at Home

Hip Flasks at Home

Hip Flasks at Home - FireplaceMost people think that hip flasks are just for those days when you are out and about however, that it not quite true. Although true for some, many of us actually use our hip flasks at home too. us guys at Pocket Hip Flask included. Believe it or not, they make a great drinking receptacle both indoors and out. Try it and you may find that you like it!

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