Coffee is a must to start your day. But what good is a beverage without a good vessel? Coffee mugs are as crucial as the coffee itself to begin an active day. Of course, coffee mugs vary according to their material, size, heat insulation, purpose (such as for traveling), and aesthetic appeal. So, what’s the best one to buy this year? Here is our list and reviews of the best coffee mugs in 2020.
Le Creuset is a very reputable French cookware company that started all the way back in 1925. Since then, it has grown progressively by making enameled cast iron to stoneware, silicone, stainless steel, and more cooking utensils according to the demands of their customers. Along with the cookware, they also have an excellent collection of other kitchen-related items, like tabletops and coasters.
Their Stoneware coffee mug is what you are looking for if you require a durable and easy-handled cup for your coffee perks. In addition to that, these mugs are sold separately, so you can order a set of your one favorite color or a multi-colored set of your own choice. It comes in various colors with interesting names: black, Caribbean, cherry, flame, indigo, marine, Marseille, oyster, Soleil, truffle, and white.
Moreover, it has a shiny outer surface of bright shades, while its inner surface is beige. Due to this fact, the coffee stains won’t appear for a long time. This might seem an unimportant aspect, but coffee enthusiasts know the pain of doing away with their favorite permanently coffee-stained mugs. Another important quality of the Le Creuset Stoneware Mug is that your coffee will remain hot for a considerable period with its natural insulation. Lastly, it is dishwasher-safe, oven-safe, and holds against chipping and cracking.
Contigo is a renowned American brand that makes travel mugs, coffee mugs, kids’ bottles, and water bottles. Its products are eco-friendly, innovative, BPA-free, easy to use, leak and spill-free, stylish, and easy to clean. Contigo has been making some of the best products in the market since 2004.
This particular coffee mug is the best option for enjoying your coffee while traveling. It comes in three different sizes: 16, 20, and 24 ounces. It also comes in 16 different colors, including black, stainless steel, Biscay Bay trans matte, bright lavender matte, chard, dark plum, Earl Gray, deep blue trans matte, and grayed jade.
Furthermore, it features AUTOSEAL technology, which renders it spill-free and leak-free. Also, due to THERMALOCK Vacuum Insulation, cold drinks can retain their cold temperature for up to 12 hours, while hot drinks remain hot for up to 5 hours.
Moreover, it is easy to use, while traveling (or driving), with the push of a button all that’s needed to open it and take a sip. It is easy to hold with one hand owing to its stylish and practical design.
Sweese is yet another company that has been selling top-class culinary products for some time now. Whether it’s dinnerware, bakeware, or any other kitchen accessory, Sweese has it all! Sweese has taken the responsibility of making your cooking and eating experience worthwhile.
The Sweese 6202 porcelain mugs are a perfect choice to enjoy your coffee while having your friends over. They are sleek, stylish, and easy to clean. They come in a 16-ounce size and are FDA approved. They’re also quite sturdy. If you are busy and don’t have the time to hand wash these mugs, just put them in a dishwasher, and they will come out safe and clean. They are also oven and microwave-safe as well as freezer-safe. They come in cute and warm-hue colors.
Also, they are made of durable, lead-free, and non-toxic porcelain. One of the best things about these mugs is that they are chip-resistant and come with a 30-day no-chip warranty. Don’t think twice while buying these because they are a worthwhile investment that will add color and comfort to your coffee or tea-drinking experience.
Grosche is a world-class brand that has been providing us with the best water/soda/beverage drinking experience since 2006. One of the unique and appreciable aspects of their brand is that every product that you buy funds the Safe Water Project initiated by Grosche. The Project provides sustainable water purification systems and awareness regarding sanitation and safe water drinking practices.
This 16-ounce mug stands out thanks to its modern and interesting design. It is a double-walled glass mug that makes your beverage appear as if it is suspended in the air. It is impossible to use it at work or any public place without turning a few heads.
Its double-walled design provides a higher level of insulation that keeps your beverage hot for longer compared to regular mugs. So, if you like your coffee/tea hot while you sip it slowly through your morning meeting, this is certainly the right option for you.
However, you will need to be a little bit careful while hand-washing it because of its delicate design as compared to a porcelain or stoneware mugs. Lastly, don’t heat it in the microwave for a long period because it may break. Nevertheless, this aesthetic coffee/tea experience is well worth the effort and money.
Hasami Porcelain is a Japanese company that makes… you guessed it, porcelainware. Hasami is a town that is located in the Nagasaki Prefecture. The area is known for its traditional pottery that has been its specialty for 400 hundred years. The methods that were used for pottery in this area were unique, and the company continues to follows these practices to produce durable and affordable porcelainware with a unique texture.
The Hasami Natural Mug, like all Hasami products, comes in a natural color that renders it extremely appealing to look at. Its texture is grainy with a matte finish. Its handle is rectangular, which makes it that much easoer to hold. Its rectangular handle and the flat base also mirror the “jubako” style of traditional Japanese lunch boxes. The logo of the company is stamped on the base. Also, it is dishwater and microwave safe,you don’t have to worry about its durability while washing it or heating your coffee in it. Bring this Japanese beauty into your kitchen and enjoy a hot beverage with some tradition and style.
InGwest Company is a famous manufacturer of sports and home products. Its facilities are located in the US, Ukraine, and Europe. What makes their products unique and interesting is their creativity.
The InGwest Home Color-Changing Mug is an amusing beverage mug. If anyone around you is having a bad day, offer them some hot coffee in this mug, and it will work magic. How? It changes color and expressions! When it is empty, it is dark and a little bit angry, but when it is filled with hot coffee, it brightens up and smiles. So, it is not only you who is gloomy and inactive without coffee; this mug enjoys the pick-me-up as much as you do.
A cup of hot coffee in a smiling cup is sure to brighten up your day. In addition to that, its heat-reactive quality lets you know if it’s time for a warm-up because as your coffee cools down, the mug changes back to black and gloomy expressions. It is a perfect housewarming gift for coffee/tea enthusiasts.
Another important thing about this mug is that if you don’t like it for some reason, you can return it and get 100% of your money back So, whether you like the cup or not, it is a win-win situation in both cases. However, be careful with this sensitive mug, as it is not dishwasher or microwave safe.
Bodum, Inc. has been making tableware and kitchenware since 1944. Its market competitiveness and high-quality products have made it possible for the company to persist and expand over time. It was founded by Peter Bodum in Copenhagen, Denmark. Later, Jørgen Bodum, its new chief executive and the son of the owner, moved it to Switzerland in 1978.
This Bodum Travel Coffee Mug (holds 15 ounces) is not only a drinking mug, but it also lets you brew your coffee in minutes while traveling – and without any hassle. Amazing, right?
This French press mug has a double-walled plastic outer covering and stainless steel inside. Owing to its modern and technical style, not only is it durable, but it is also convenient. It has a built-in plunger, spill-resistant lid, and a non-slip grip. It is available in four colors: black, green, red, and white. Moreover, its plastic is BPA-free. With this travel companion, you don’t have to worry about making your coffee or keeping it hot (or cold) because it retains the hot or cold temperature for hours. Lastly, it is dishwasher safe.
Zoku means “family” or “clan” in Japanese. Zoku is a popular company from Hoboken, New Jersey, that has been working on improving the kitchen experiences of families. It has been making innovate, well-designed, and unique kitchenware products for a long time now. They have their testing kitchen where they test their products and enjoy having food together. It started with its idea of making popsicles to freeze quickly that resulted in its first product, the Quick Pop Maker.
This Zoku Coffee Maker is exclusively designed for chilled-coffee lovers. The trick is to keep the inner container of this coffee maker in the freezer overnight before using it in the morning. When you pour you hot coffee in it in the morning, it will be chilled in a couple of minutes without the need of adding any ice to it. It is compatible with all brewing methods: single-cup machines, pour-overs, and drip methods.
Its inner core is made of stainless steel and provides a high level of insulation to maintain the cold temperature. It is also spill-resistant, so you don’t have to worry about drinking your iced-coffee through a bumpy ride or while driving. Also, it is phthalate and BPA-free. It is available in four colors: gray, purple, red, and teal. Finally, it is easy to wash with warm water and soap.
notNeutral was founded in 2001. Since then, it has been producing some of the best coffee and tea mugs we’ve seen with a very distinct emphasis on design. As the company says, they bring an architectural mindset to every product they make.
This set of four, 10-ounce, fine porcelain mugs is available in various colors, including canary yellow, blue, and periwinkle. It is a basic cup with a simple but appealing design that will make your home feel like a professional coffee shop. Also, it is dishwasher and microwave safe. This set is perfect for pulling out and having coffee with your friends or family.