Hi @Dad_Aint_Hip , and everyone else.
Despite my post on a separate conversation, I don't typically carry any alcohol with me on a backpacking trip, or even a day hike. I too did get the Nalgene flask, so I may add that to the 10 (or maybe 11 ) essentials. Yeah, that's it! Mine goes to 11!
But...when car camping, or after a nice long day hike, nothing is better than a nice cold beer. We have several farm breweries around here, so lots of good, locally brewed craft beers to choose from.
one or more gifts or other benefits from the co-op.