Author Image Cooler Bill Barton

They call me Cooler Bill. I live for the weekend getaway. The beach trip. The kayak excursion. And guess who always brings the best coolers to the party? That's right: Cooler Bill. After hundreds of questions from my friends about the best gear, I figured thousands of guys must have the same problems finding the best cooler for their money. CoolerSpy is my journey to answer those questions once and for all.
Blue Coolers 60 Qt Wheeled cooler review

Blue Coolers 60 Quart Ice Vault Review: Is it the Best Wheeled Cooler?

In this Blue Coolers review, I show the data on how the 60 Quart Ice Vault wheeled cooler performs with ice retention and insulation. Is it worth it?


How to Keep Ice Cream Frozen in a Cooler (Without Dry Ice)

Want to keep ice cream frozen in a cooler only using things you have already? This guide has all the DIY tips and tricks to keep that ice cream frozen.


How Long Does Dry Ice Last in a Cooler? 6 Dry Ice Hacks You Need to Know

Don’t risk ruining the weekend by not keeping everything cold. We’ll show you exactly how long your dry ice is going to last, plus how to boost dry ice life.

Best 20 Qt cooler comparison yeti rtic orca igloo pelican

5 Best 20 Qt Coolers in 2023: Small but Mighty

We compare YETI, RTIC, Igloo, ORCA, and Pelican to see which of their 20 qt coolers is the best. The results of our insulation tests might shock you.

ORCA 20 review

ORCA 20 Qt Cooler Review: Does this Whale Swim?

This little cooler is a total beast, but there are a few things you need to know before you buy it. In this ORCA 20 Qt Cooler review, we compare it to the best.

Igloo BMX 25 Cooler review

Igloo BMX 25 Review: Does This Budget Cooler Work? 

Looking for a cooler that doesn’t cost a small fortune? We got you. This Igloo BMX 25 review tells you all you need to know before buying.

RTIC 20 Qt Hard Cooler review

RTIC 20 Qt Hard Cooler Review: The New King of Coolers?

After running tests on its ice retention and insulation, we’ve learned some surprising things about the RTIC 20 Qt Hard Cooler. You’ll want to see this.

YETI Roadie 24 cooler review image

YETI Roadie 24 Review: Is This the Best Small Cooler?

YETI coolers look great, but are they really worth the hefty price? This YETI Roadie 24 review compares the Roadie 24 against other popular brands to find out.

How to Clean a YETI Cooler

How to Clean a YETI Cooler in Under 10 Minutes

When you get back from a weekend away, the last thing you want to do is clean your YETI cooler. This guide will help you clean your YETI in under 15 minutes.

YETI Cooler Colors

YETI Cooler Colors: A Complete Guide to Every YETI Color Ever Made

How many YETI cooler colors are there now? This guide shows the current YETI colors, plus the rare, limited edition, and never to be seen again.

YETI Cooler Sizes measuring tape and cooler

YETI Cooler Sizes: The Truth Behind YETI Sizes

A dimensions table only goes so far. If you want to know how much that YETI you’re looking at actually holds, this full guide to YETI cooler sizes is for you.