Ratings Overview - Soft Cooler

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Engel HD30
Engel HD30
This large, durable cooler from Engel outperformed our expectations of insulation, was easy to use, and handily outcompeted the Yeti Hopper Two 30 to become our new Editors' Choice soft cooler. It...  read more >
$200

Editors' Choice Award
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86
Insulation Value - 9 of 10
9
Durability - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 9 of 10
9
Portability - 7 of 10
7
YETI Hopper Two 30
When it comes to soft coolers, your top considerations are probably a short list: packability, portability, durability, and most of all, how well it keeps your cans cold. In each criterion, this...  read more >
$300

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Insulation Value - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 9 of 10
9
Portability - 8 of 10
8
YETI Hopper Flip 12
If you find yourself outside on those hot, humid days when having something cold to drink is an absolute necessity, the Yeti Hopper Flip 12 is your new best friend. It hangs onto ice like a dog...  read more >
$250

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Insulation Value - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 8 of 10
8
Homitt 30 can
Homitt 30 Can
With insulation values that outscored the Yeti model, a compact, easy to use design, and a price tag that's about a third of it's smaller Yeti counterpart, the Homitt 30 Can was a no-brainer choice...  read more >
$100

Best Buy Award
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Insulation Value - 9 of 10
9
Durability - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Portability - 7 of 10
7
Ice Mule Pro
Getting out to where the adventure or the party is is what a soft cooler is all about. Pack-ability and portability are really what makes a soft cooler stand out. The Ice Mule Pro brings all these...  read more >
$100

Top Pick Award
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72
Insulation Value - 6 of 10
6
Durability - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 9 of 10
9
RTIC SoftPak 20
With its new SoftPak line, RTIC is clearly trying to offer a low-cost alternative to the Yeti Hopper line, and from our point of view, they've largely succeeded. The SoftPak 20 offers about 80% of...  read more >
$110

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Insulation Value - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Portability - 7 of 10
7
Polar Bear Coolers 24 Pack New
Polar Bear Coolers 24 Pack
As one would expect, there is a range quality in soft coolers. The higher-end coolers like the Engel HD30 | Engel HD30 and Yeti Hopper Two 30 live up to their brand names. However, those aren't the...  read more >
$90

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Insulation Value - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Portability - 7 of 10
7
AO Coolers 24 Pack Canvas Cooler
Much like the Polar Bear 24 Pack Soft Cooler, the AO Coolers 24 Pack Canvas Cooler uses the familiar shoulder bag construction style with a top zipper opening. It has a similar feel and is about the...  read more >
$70

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Insulation Value - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Portability - 7 of 10
7
Coleman 42 Can
The Coleman 42 Can soft cooler would not be our top pick for insulation, as it essentially failed our ice test, rising above 40 degrees almost immediately. However, it's a great way to bring a lot...  read more >
$41

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Insulation Value - 2 of 10
2
Durability - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Portability - 7 of 10
7
eBags Crew Cooler II
While not a standout in any specific category, the combination of reasonable insulation, decent portability, and a number of organizing compartments makes the eBags Crew Cooler II a pretty great...  read more >
$50

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42
Insulation Value - 3 of 10
3
Durability - 3 of 10
3
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Portability - 6 of 10
6
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Coleman 16-Can
The Coleman 16 is the tried and true over the shoulder beverage caddie. Simple and easy to use, it can hold enough frosty cold ones to get you through the game, and it comes in a compact size at an...  read more >
$30

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Insulation Value - 2 of 10
2
Durability - 3 of 10
3
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 5 of 10
5
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Total 11 products tested