This circular stainless steel hip flask is made by world-renowned manufacturer A.E. Williams, members of the Worshipful Company of Pewterers who have been making pewterware for Royal Palaces, cathedrals and stately homes since 1779. The Chap Hip Flask can hold 75ml of whisky, rum or cognac, with a helpful porthole to the rear to view current levels of spirit. This hip flask comes with two stainless steel cups and a filling funnel to avoid spillage. The motto ‘Nunc Est Bibendum’ comes from an ode by Roman lyric poet Horace from 30 BCE. The ode is a celebration of drinking, carousing and dancing, and continues: ‘nunc pede libero pulsanda tellus’, all of which roughly translates as ‘Now is the time for drinking, and stamping the ground with a free foot’. Horace’s ode was written to celebrate the victory of the Augustan forces over Mark Antony in the Final War of the Roman Republic, but the hip flask will suit any occasion for celebration.