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Coldly go where no can has gone before with Corkcicle Arctican

The Corkcicle Arctican is a can koozie that chills your drink. The two-part system is comprised of a gel core and beverage holder.

The Corkcicle Arctican looks to topple familiar koozie hierarchy.
The Corkcicle Arctican looks to topple familiar koozie hierarchy. Corkcicle

It's easy to fall into a pattern when it comes to adult (or even non-adult) beverages. We grab our favorite libation from the store shelf, stick that can or bottle into our favorite koozie and settle back into our favorite chair. It's a scene that plays out daily (sometimes a few times per day). All things however, are temporary: the koozie wears out, the chair or sofa wears thin and even the beer or soda brand may eventually fade into oblivion. But sometimes when faced with change, something better is discovered.

The Corkcicle Arctican ($20) combines a chilled gel core and a can koozie to keep brews and sodas cold for a long period of time. The base of the unit unscrews and is meant to be kept in the freezer. When the time comes, remove the cooling core from the freezer and twist it onto the holder. The frozen addition will help keep the drink cold for up to 3 hours.

Available in stainless steel or matte black, the durable drink accessory is designed to withstand a day out in the sun or, considering the season, hours next to the heat vent. The double-walled construction helps keep condensation to a minimum and fingers warn while you head out into the great unknown. But don't worry, like any great explorer, start with one small step; you don't have to switch brands or give up your favorite comfy chair just yet.