Our Shopping Editor Loves This Travel Cup That Doubles as a Pour-Over Brewer

Updated: May 22, 2023

I'm buying this pour-over BruMate coffee mug for everyone I know. It's perfect for satisfying on-the-go caffeine cravings.

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As a Shopping Editor at Taste of Home, nothing gets me going—literally and figuratively—like a good coffee product. In fact, my Mr. Coffee 4-in-1 is still one of my favorite buys of the year, and I’m not exaggerating when I say that I use it at least three times a day. In continuing my search for the best coffee-related items, I recently discovered what may be the perfect travel mug for any on-the-go caffeine addict: the pour-over BruMate coffee mug.

Those of us who bring our emotional support Stanley Quencher everywhere understand the importance of a good travel mug. The best mugs balance insulation, sturdiness and aesthetic. After all, even the best-looking travel cups aren’t worth their salt if they can’t withstand a few drops now and again. The pour-over BruMate coffee mug isn’t just a coffee brewer—it’s a solid bottle that functions just as well as its competitors.

What is the pour-over BruMate coffee mug?

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Made from durable triple-insulated stainless steel, the BruMate pour-over coffee mug comes in a variety of eye-catching shades and finishes. It keeps hot drinks hot for up to six hours. Cold drinks like iced coffee stay cool for even longer—up to 24 hours! There’s even an option to personalize the mug with logos, initials or text for an additional cost.

Aside from how it looks, the cup securely holds up to 20 ounces of liquid thanks to a leakproof seal. It’s dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup. Not only is this fantastic coffee gift excellent for holding caffeinated beverages, but it actually brews them, too. Simply open up the mug, flip the nesting cup, add one of the custom-built paper filters and fill it with grounds. Then, pour hot water over the grounds for a delicious cup of java on the go.

See the BruMate travel mug in action in this TikTok from @bru.mate below. Notice how it looks a bit like the popular Stanley cup? This 20-ounce mug fits a multitude of Stanley-compatible accessories, so it’s an excellent addition to any collection of #WaterTok-approved mugs.

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Why I Love It

From the Instant cold brewer to traditional coffee products like drip machines and milk frothers, I may be just a little obsessed with my daily bean fix. I’m always looking for the next big coffee product, especially one that works at the office or while camping. With summer just around the corner, soon I’ll spend most of my weekends hiking and pitching up camps. Being able to brew a cup of coffee on the trail keeps me going during my 2:00 p.m. energy dips.

Apart from the obvious travel benefits of this BruMate coffee mug, I love the idea of having a secure, leak-proof tumbler to take my favorite brews with me. Because it uses ground coffee, the BruMate pour-over mug works with any bean that comes in my favorite coffee subscriptions. It’s environmentally friendly thanks to the use of custom-fit paper filters instead of K-cups.

Where to Buy the BruMate Pour-Over Coffee Mug

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The BruMate coffee mug is available on BruMate’s website, and it retails for $45. It’s comparable to similar mugs from brands like Yeti and Stanley—and those cups don’t include a built-in pour-over. I plan on surprising all my coffee-loving friends with one for their birthdays, housewarmings and graduation gifts. Don’t limit yourself to instant coffee while out and about—secure this clever pour-over brewer for a classy way to enjoy fresh coffee on your next Target run.

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