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Reno, NV —August 10, 2020 — The Swiss Army Knife of insulated bottles, Hibear’s 32 ounce All-Day Adventure Flask, has received the fiercely sought-after 2020 Red Dot Design Award. The origins of the Red Dot Design Award date back to 1955. Its distinction, the Red Dot, is established internationally as one of the most competitive quality marks for good design. Hibear’s versatile, insulated, easy-to-clean, and rugged utility bottle is designed to craft all your favorite beverages – from cold brew to cocktails – yet simple enough to use as an everyday water bottle.

“The strong, innovative design of this insulated flask impresses with versatile accessories for the preparation of various beverages and provides additional indulgence on the go,” says the Red Dot Award Jury.

Founder of Hibear, Mark Tsigounis, is an Appalachian Trail thru-hiker, two-time Ironman, ultrarunner, and USN Veteran. Tsigounis says, "I got my first insulated bottle in Africa, but it was while backpacking in South America where I thought, ‘damn this thing would be way cooler if it did more.’ The All-Day Adventure Flask is the culmination of those adventures and my contribution back to the community that gave me so much. Receiving the Red Dot Award was the validation that we had successfully built something freaking awesome.”

Insulated bottles are an essential part of outdoor adventure. Durable and efficient workhorses for keeping hots hot and colds cold, they fall short when it comes to crafting beverages on the road. When bag space is at a premium, gear that does more is valued most. The answer to that call is Hibear’s All-Day Adventure Flask.

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Optimized for versatility through smart design, the All-Day Adventure Flask crafts beverages from coffee to cocktails, yet is simple enough to be used as an everyday water bottle. Its vacuum-insulated shell, made from tough kitchen-grade stainless steel, makes the bottle sustainable and nonabsorbent of flavors. The silicone sleeve on the base protects it from small drops and is removable to double as a mug for friends and pets. It opens up to access everything inside, making it easy to clean and eliminates the need for a bottle brush. Inside is a 355 ml 130µ stainless steel filter for infusions, tea, and cold brew. There is a strainer for shaking cocktails and a steel thermal core to keep colds colder without diluting them with ice. The lid even inverts to make pour-over coffee.

Hibear’s partner design studio in Slovenia, Tak Kolektiv, says, “We have spent the last two years and countless design iterations to make the insulated beverage multi-tool, and now our efforts are finally paying off.”

All-Day Adventure Flask Details:

  • Total Volume: 32oz/950ml
  • Flask Body Volume: 25oz/750ml
  • Lid Volume:7oz/200ml Lid
  • Steel Filter Volume 12oz/355ML
  • 18/8 Stainless Steel Construction
  • Unbreakable internal glass finish
  • Durable powder coat
  • Easy grip carabiner handle
  • Cocktail Strainer w/ 130µ Center Filter Disc
  • Invertible Pour Over Lid
  • 12oz 130µ stainless steel filter
  • Total Height: 11"/283mm
  • Width: 3.7"/94mm
  • Removable Mug volume: 8.5oz/250ml
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Hibear will launch its highly anticipated Kickstarter campaign for the All-Day Adventure Flask on September 8, 2020. For more information about Hibear or to request a product sample, contact Julie Bacon at julie@hotskilletmedia.com or 603-978-5530.

About Hibear

Adventure travel needed a better bottle, so Hibear made one. The 32 ounce All-Day Adventure Flask is slated to launch on Kickstarter on September 8, 2020. With 10 times more functionality than the average insulated bottle, Hibear encourages users to pack less and do more. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains, Hibear has a wild and beautiful testing ground for their product. Hibear is Climate Neutral Certified and a member of 1% for the Planet. You can find out more about Hibear via their website, Facebook, or Instagram. Climb high.

About the Red Dot Design Award

In order to appraise the diversity in the field of design in a professional manner, the Red Dot Design Award breaks down into the three disciplines of Red Dot Award: Product Design, Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design and Red Dot Award: Design Concept. With more than 18,000 entries, the Red Dot Award is one of the world’s largest design competitions. In 1955, a jury convened for the first time to assess the best designs of the day. In the 1990s, Red Dot CEO Professor Dr. Peter Zec developed the name and brand of the award. Ever since, the sought-after distinction “Red Dot” has been the revered international seal of outstanding design quality. The award winners are presented in the yearbooks, museums and online. More information is available at www.red-dot.de.

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