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So, thanks to the collectors edition of Empire: Total War, I am now in possession of a hip flask. The problem is that I know nothing about hip flasks apart from that one generally puts liquor in them. To this end I have a few questions. General comments are also appreciated.
How do you look after a hip flask? The idea of drinking out of a corroded piece of metal isn't terrible appetizing.
Is corrosion or metal poisoning actually any risk? The idea of putting alcohol into a metal vessel doesn't seem like a particularly safe idea to me, but people have been doing it for hundreds of years so it can't be all bad. Then again, water pipes used to be made of lead/
How long can you store alcohol in it for? Is there a general safe time limit?
What drinks are typically best for carrying in a hip flask? Whisky and Brandy seem to spring to mind.
It's stainless steel and is a 3 OZ flask if that helps.