Cigar Asylum Cigar Forum  

Go Back   Cigar Asylum Cigar Forum > Non Cigar Specialty Forums > Coffee & Tea Forum > Coffee Discussion

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-04-2010, 01:10 PM   #1
mmblz's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: NH
Posts: 3,786
Trading: (3)
mmblz has disabled reputation
Default bodum travel press / thermos

Just picked up one of these on Amazon:

It's funny, for a couple of months I had been thinking about how I never have time to drink enough coffee before I step out the door, but didn't want to take the time to brew more before leaving and then put it in a travel mug. Nor did I want to have to wash both a bodum and a travel mug. I thought "hmm, maybe there is such a thing as a 'travel bodum' ".
SO sure enough, this is pretty much what I had in mind.

Have only tried it once so far but my thoughts:
A bit heavy. Too bad, but not the end of the world.
After pouring the hot water in I was surprised by how warm the outside of the canister felt. I guess it just isn't as well insulated as some travel mugs.
The plunger is great. Push it down, you hardly feel it click in place, but it's pretty well secured. I tried turning the whole thing upside down and there were no leaks.
Again with insulation, I was sort of expecting it to be practically too hot to drink still after 10-20 minutes, but it was not. Still hot, just not piping hot.
Love the overall look, and the texture (raised words) on the rubber.
Even though you basically drink out of a bodum, the coffee did not taste overly strong or silty. The screen in the plunger is finer than in a regular Bodum.
I don't know how it would work with cream/sugar - seems like it would feel a bit stranger throwing all that in with the grounds. But not my problem, I drink it black.

Overall, this is pretty cool, and just what I need as I walk out the door to work.
herf wear
mmblz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2010, 07:40 PM   #2
Join Date: Nov 2009
First Name: Excel
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 1,972
Trading: (53)
whodeeni has a spectacular aura aboutwhodeeni has a spectacular aura about
Talking Re: bodum travel press / thermos

I use a french press to make my loose leaf teas. Im going
to look into one of these! Thanks!
whodeeni is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2010, 08:25 PM   #3
Still Watching My Back
Mpython24's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
First Name: Evan
Location: Back in PA
Posts: 158
Trading: (2)
Mpython24 is on a distinguished road
Default Re: bodum travel press / thermos

The travel press is one of my favs. this one looks real good man! Glad you are enjoying it!
Keep on Keepin' on
Mpython24 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:29 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
All content is copyrighted jointly by Cigar Asylum and the content provider.