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I keep a couple bottles of water in my truck for emergency situations. However, it has been -4 at night for the past week, and they are frozen solid now. A block of ice doesn't help me when I need water on the spot. Is there a bottle size container I can buy that can keep it from freezing? Or is there something I can add to the water (that still makes it drinkable) that can keep it from freezing?

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Scotch... single malt.
 
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Yep, thats the only solution I know unfortunately you probably dont want to end up snockered if you have to bug out lol! Might have some possibilities though...I know I am always a little more calm and rational with stupidity after a stiff double. Its the only way I can tolerate my Boss. I have a sign above my desk that says "If things around here continue to get worse, I am going to have to ask you to quit helping", he still hasnt gotten it...college grads, go figure.

The solution I have found that works well for me is inside my BOB is a day pack and thats what I keep the stuff that freezes in and I just pull it out and bring it inside with me whether I am at work or at home. Of course when I get in my truck I take it back out there with me. Not much help I know but thats what I do. Luckily we dont have too many nights like that like the folks up north do.
 

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Don't laugh, but try a small well insulated ice chest that will hold at least 6 bottles, with each bottle in a full length bottle insulator.
 

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Usually a small lunch size insulated cooler will keep them from freezing as 9UC stated..
Important note - it doesn't KEEP them from freezing. It just delays them from freezing. Eventually everything will freeze but the cooler keeps it from happening until the sun comes up again.

Another thing you can do is stick one of those 99cent igloo cooler blue packs near the floor board where the heater blows. That will get it nice and toasty driving around town. Then at night, slip that into your cooler. It will be 80 to 90 degrees of mass to help lengthen the amount of time it takes to freeze your water.
 

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Use the cooler as suggested, start with hot water. If you're really thirst...you'll still drink it warm.

Test how long it stays liquid, adjust rotation schedule as necessary.
 
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