Today, in a world in which every imaginable specialized beverage container is available, the flask is used primarily to carry one’s private supply of hard alcohol. It’s commonly given as a groomsman’s gift.
Hip flasks were traditionally designed with a curve in order to match the curve of the wearer’s hip. They became popular in the form we know them today in the 18th century; before that, they were made from leather or glass. They were used by the gentry provide a warming dram while on hunting or fishing expeditions.
- 4oz Flask = 4 shots.
- 6oz Flask = 6 shots.
- 8oz Flask = 8 shots.