Not only is a portable coffee maker the embodiment of convenience, it’s also just plain cute. Brewing coffee using a drip coffee maker or at-home espresso machine is wonderful, of course, but what about those times when you’re heading on a trip and you want to be able to brew your coffee from literally anywhere?
Enter these three easy-to-use devices that make getting your daily caffeine fix totally doable, even when you’re traveling. The best part about these tools is that they’re a worthwhile investment—you’ll likely get a ton of use out of them. Take these coffee makers into the great outdoors, or just use them as your office coffee brewer; either way, they’ll deliver a delicious cup of joe every time.
Whether you’re trying to pare down your morning routine, or you know you’ll be traveling for a while and want a reliable coffee source, we’ve got you covered. Our top picks, below.
Soma Double Wall Glass Coffee Bottle
Double-walled glass, an in-bottle stainless steel filter, and 12-ounce capacity yields one of the very best portable coffee brewers on the market. Fancy a cold brew? Just add ice.
AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker
There's no doubt that this little guy can yield a seriously strong cup of coffee. Because of the immersion and pressure technology in the AeroPress, the espresso or coffee will have a distinctly rich flavor. Plus, the whole set comes with a handy little travel bag. You can brew up to three cups at a time with this device.
OXO BREW Venture Travel French Press
The OXO BREW Venture Travel French Press is really cool because of its capacity and its durability—so it’s an especially good choice if you’re camping, hiking, or doing something outside with friends. The BPA-free Tritan carafe is shatter-resistant, and the filtration system features two levels, so the final brew is extra flavorful.