Red Solo party cups are as common at tailgate parties as 40 year-old virgins are at comic book conventions. Although country music artist Toby Keith recently sang the praises of the Red Solo Cup, the main drawback is they do not insulate your beverage very well. We recently had the opportunity to try out a fun new drink koozie than not only keeps your beverage can cold but resembles a red Solo cup.
The folks at BoozinGear.com recently sent us a sample koozie to test out and put it through its paces. The first thing we liked about it was the novelty aspect in that it actually looks like a real, plastic party cup. Of course, it is thicker and more puffy but that is from the insulation that helps to keep your drink cold.
We actually tested the red Solo cup koozie to see how it kept the can cold and it did quite well. It is not just a shoddy koozie that is unique and looks like it will be a conversation starter. It actually does the job at keeping your can cold.
Keep in mind that this type of koozie is a bit bigger than those neoprene thinner koozies that are made out of wetsuit material. This koozie has the feel of a thicker, foam koozie. Measured from across the top, the Red Solo Cup Koozie is about four inches wide. At the base, the koozie measures about 2 3/4 inches wide. If you have small hands or if a child wants to have their soda can in this koozie, the circumference may be a bit too much. But for an adult’s hand, this koozie will be just right.
After testing out the Red Solo Cup Koozie, we are going to give it the Tailgating Ideas “Tailgate Approved” certification. Now you can have a conversation starter right in your hand and keep your drink cold while chatting up the cute girls parked across from you.
In an effort to say thank you to our readers, Boozin’ Gear would like to give away two sets of two of these Red Solo Cup Koozies to two lucky readers. There are two ways you can win a set and both ways to enter are free. Here is how you can win.
Facebook: Make sure you are a fan of the Tailgating Ideas Facebook Page and comment on the wall post discussing the Red Solo Cup product review. Within your comment, include your favorite line from the Toby Keith song, “Red Solo Cup”. (We’ll include the video at the bottom of this post to refresh your memory.) Deadline to submit your comment on the Facebook Page is midnight pacific time on Saturday, February 18, 2012. After all comments are submitted, we will randomly select a comment posted using Random.org’s random number generator. Winner will be notified via message through Facebook.
Twitter: Make sure you are following @TailgatingIdeas. Once you have done that, send out a tweet saying,
I want to win a pair of #RedSoloCupKoozies from @TailgatingIdeas & @BoozinGear You can too –> http://t.co/sdConxah
(You can just cut and paste the above text into your tweet to ensure proper entry.)
The deadline to get your tweet in will be midnight pacific time on Saturday, February 18, 2012. After all tweets have been published, we will randomly select a tweet using Random.org’s random number generator. Winner will be notified via direct message through Twitter.
Good luck to everyone and just for good measure, here is the video for Toby Keith’s song, “Red Solo Cup”.