As a French Press fan, I want to take my brew on the go. So I was very excited when I came across Liquid Planet’s Desk French Press Tumbler and they were kind enough to let me try one out. After a couple of months of testing, here is what I think. Even tea enthusiasts should read this.
The Desk Press Stainless Steel French Press Mug is made of 18/8 stainless steal and comes with the press and a regular lid, and you can choose from a variety of colors – black, chrome, green tea, lavender, mocha, paprika (seen here), and red.
The mesh of the press is smaller than a regular french press so it filters a little more, which I actually prefer. It also has a mesh filter in the lid where you sip to catch any residue that get by the first time. The only time I got any sediment was the sip at the bottom of the mug.
How to Brew
You simply grind your coffee course, like a regular french press, and measure your water by filling the tumbler up to the black line on the outside. This leaves a little room to put the press in easier (at an angle) and less likely to spill or burn yourself. Don’t force the press. It takes a couple of times to get the hang of it. Then it’s easy. Brew for four minutes as usual.
If you are a hard-core french press drinker, this is great to take on the go. It’s very easy to clean and you don’t have to worry about breaking and replacing a glass container. For $27.99 on their website, it pays for itself in no time. It’s easier to clean because you don’t have to worry about breaking glass. Just scoop out the grounds and rinse.
Take your French press method to-go
Easy to clean
Stainless steel holds in heat
Great color selection
Comes with a regular lid too
Can become over extracted if not sipped fast enough
Get one today for yourself or as a gift.