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6 Best Beverage Coolers in 2022

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When it comes to hiking trips, backyard BBQs, and camping a good cooler to keep your beverage nice and cold in the hot summer sun — and out of the paws of any nosy animals — is necessary. The great thing about a quality cooler is that it lasts many years before you have to replace it so it will save you money in the long run. Here are six coolers that will keep your beverages ice cold in the hot summer heat!

Think about your needs

When it comes to choosing the right cooler, you need to think about what you want a cooler to do. If you mostly need a cooler to take some food and drinks on the trails, you're likely going to want something portable and small. If you're looking for a cooler to supplement your cold storage when you're on an extended camping trip, you're going to want something big and full of isolation to keep everything frosty as long as possible.

If you're looking for an excellent all-around cooler, that is perfect for camping trips but easy to move around when you need, the Igloo BMX (opens in new tab) is worth a look. Well-insulated and comes with a good amount of space, plus the tough latches make sure it won't break open and will help keep wild animals out of your food.

If you need something that is a superstar at keeping things cold for as long as possible, the Yeti Tundra 45 (opens in new tab) is perfect. Yeti is known for making things stay cold, and the Tundra 45 is no different. It's durable and keeps everything you want cold for a long time, making it for great food and drink storage on extended trips!

Luke Filipowicz
Staff Writer

Luke Filipowicz has been a writer at iMore, covering Apple for nearly a decade now. He writes a lot about Apple Watch and iPad but covers the iPhone and Mac as well. He often describes himself as an "Apple user on a budget" and firmly believes that great technology can be affordable if you know where to look. Luke also heads up the iMore Show — a weekly podcast focusing on Apple news, rumors, and products but likes to have some fun along the way. 

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