These Beverage Coolers Are the Real MVP of Any Party

Because nothing beats an ice-cold beer on a hot summer day.

Yeti Cooler

Because there's really nothing worse than a warm beer, it's imperative to make sure your next picnic, tailgate party, or beach trip is equipped with a solid beverage cooler. With modern insulation technology that allows some coolers to keep contents cold for days or even weeks at a time, now is the perfect time to invest in a high-performance beverage cooler designed for outdoor use. Here are 11 top-rated beverage coolers to keep your favorite beers chilling all summer long.

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YETI Roadie 20 Beverage Cooler

BYOB just got a whole lot easier thanks to this YETI Roadie 20 Cooler. With its compact body, aerodynamic construction, and easy-to-grip top handle, this small but mighty outdoor cooler is ready to hold up to 14 cans of your favorite beers and 20 pounds of ice. 

Reviewers love this YETI cooler for bringing along beer, wines, and snacks which require refrigeration for picnics, beach trips, and hikes during the warmer months. If you're looking for a larger size, check out the YETI Tundra 45 Cooler or YETI Tank 45 Cooler.

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Coleman Xtreme Series 50-Quart Wheeled Beverage Cooler

This beverage cooler cart on wheels is perfect for camping trips and tailgating parties due to its telescoping handle and heavy-duty wheels for easy, reliable transport across any terrain or temperature. Its 50-quart capacity can hold up to a whopping 84 cans of your favorite soda, beer, or canned cocktail, making this an excellent choice to bring along for boozy beach trips.

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Igloo Glide PRO 110-Quart Beverage Cooler

From its oversized sport rally wheels to its unique slide-locking telescoping handle for maximum leverage and portability, this 100-quart beverage cooler from Igloo is designed for rugged use outdoors. Reviewers love the lightweight design and easy-to-grip retracting handles of this beverage cooler for schlepping food and drink items over ice across longer distances, fields, or rugged campsites.

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Otterbox Venture 65-Quart Beverage Cooler



Otterbox is venturing outside the world of electronics protection with their first roto-molded cooler, giving big-name brands a run for their money. As expected, this cooler impresses with its durability — even when dropped on every side and edge, both empty and full, it's still going strong. Our favorite feature is the universal mounting system that lets you securely snap in a host of accessories, such as a bottle opener, a side table, or cup holders.

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Igloo Stainless Steel 54-Quart Beverage Cooler



Everyone wants stainless steel in the kitchen, so why not match your appliances with this chic cooler? Igloo's Cool Riser Technology and Ultratherm insulated lid will keep up to 54 beers ice-cold. Not only is the exterior shiny, stylish, and retro, it's also nearly indestructible and rust-resistant.

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Yeti Tundra 45-Quart Beverage Cooler



A serious workhorse designed for rugged outdoor use and overall longevity, Yeti beverage coolers are bear-proof, have nearly unbreakable lid hinges, and can be easily tied down to an ATV or boat. Our favorite quality is the company's PermaFrost insulation that keeps your favorite beers cold for days at a time.

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Orion 65-Quart Beverage Cooler



Need cooling versatility? This unit is not only perfect for beverage storage, but its large 65-quart capacity is ideal for keeping big game and large fish cool — a great companion if you're out catching your own food!

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Grizzly 60-Quart Roto-Molded Beverage Cooler



Big, bad, and tough as a grizzly bear, this camp-friendly beverage cooler boasts one of the most resistant builds. How can we be sure? For starters, this unit (Bear-Proof Certified) has been thoroughly put to the test by literally having bears scratch and knock it around. The result? A container that stayed sealed, even after an hour of rough-housing.

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Igloo Trailmate All-Terrain Cooler



A crossover between a Jeep and a beverage cooler, there's no surface this baby can't traverse, thanks to rugged wheels built for off-roading. This beverage cooler keeps ice-cold for up to four days. The sturdy, telescoping handle makes this cooler easier to lug, and it has an attached tray that also acts as a side table for mixing drinks or prepping food. A real multitasker!

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Coleman 5-Gallon Beverage Cooler

from $31.49


Does this orange cooler bring back memories of pouring ice water over the coach after a win? Well, these 5-gallon beverage coolers are popular among teams for a reason. They keep your beverages — whether that's a sports drink or a batch of party punch — at drink-ready temperature, and they're also super budget-friendly.

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Oakland Living Steel Patio Cooler 
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Oakland Living Steel Patio Beverage Cooler



If the beers are going quickly, keep your extra cases on the additional tray below, so you can refill as needed. This 80-quart beverage cooler cart even has a built-in bottle opener and cap cup to make collection easy. (Face it: No one likes finding beer caps in their backyard.)

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