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Good idea but...

3 Stars Good idea but...

from MO on wrote:

I like tge idea cause i like my coffee press but the press doesn't go all the way down which leaves about an inch of liquid mixed eith leaves at tge bottom. And its hard to get the remains out withought some going down the sink. I probably will just use as a travel mug without the press part.

Absolutely love

4 Stars Absolutely love

from NM on wrote:

I have had this teapress for several years, and I absolutely love it. It keeps the tea hot for a long time. There is a bit of extra space between the bottom and where the filter fit so it's hard to drink every drop. Other than that, I absolutely love it.

BEST ROSE TEA EVER!

5 Stars BEST ROSE TEA EVER!

from OR on wrote:

I'm thinking I'm going to figure out where you're located so that I can set my alarm to get up and order my Rose Petal tea!!! I haven't had any for too many years...I'm so excited!!!

Works like a charm.

5 Stars Works like a charm.

from PA on wrote:

best cup of Japanese sencha i had and this mug made all the difference. also no need to worry about "well the leaves are still stuck in the tea and are at risk over brewing". when you push the plunger the steeping is so slowed you will have good tea to drink for a while. i had my green tea sit out for about 30 minutes and it still had it's delicate grassy sweetness. your tea is sooner to get cold than be ruined from over brewing. Just a few tip to address a few criticisms mentioned before: 1. "the tea leaves pass the plunger's seal into the drinkable tea" you need to make sure you don't over fill the mug. the seal works a bit below the rim so if you over-fill the seal won't meet the mug's edge before the tea and the leaves floating flow over the plunger. also when pushing the plunger press slowly, pushing it hard may make the seal slip briefly pushing tea leaves past the seal. 2. "there is too much of a gap between the bottom and the filter" remember this is a 12 oz mug and you will usually need 2 teaspoons to properly brew. this is more than enough to fill the gap after the leaves swell up. also it is important to say you are not supposed to squeeze the leaves on the bottom, that will just push out the bitter taste. the filter is meant to separate the loose leaves from the brewed tea.

Wonderful

5 Stars Wonderful

from WI on wrote:

Excellent design. So happy with it that I'm buying another.

new favorite cup

5 Stars new favorite cup

from PA on wrote:

I love this cup,teapress. Good for loose tea, great with teabags. Makes awesome fruity hibiscus when steeping with ice cold water.

Love Love Love

4 Stars Love Love Love

from NY on wrote:

I love this tea press, I received it as a gift from one of the physicians I work with and it works, is lightweight and fantastic for hardworkers on the go like myself. Simple, professional and healthy! BUT the cover is a bit flimsy, a piece broke off and now it looks a little shabby...I use it anyway...why not it still works I just cant throw it in my bag like I used to. So bottom line its a great buy just be careful opening and closing the clasp :(

Tea Press Thermal Cup

5 Stars Tea Press Thermal Cup

from MT on wrote:

I have had this cup for over a year. I absolutely love it. It has held up well and still looks like new. I am a teacher and use it every day, all day long! Thank you for having such a great product!

Eureka!!

5 Stars Eureka!!

from NC on wrote:

After trying several travel tea mugs, this one is the one. No leaking, no loose tea leaves in my tea and it keeps it hot on my long drive to work each morning. I even use in the afternoon for another cup of my Republic of Tea tea!

Mainly great with one small issue

4 Stars Mainly great with one small issue

from MN on wrote:

I just received this travel mug the other day and really love it! The double-wall design keeps the tea hot without burning your hands. I drink a lot of tea, so I appreciate the 12 oz. capacity. I agree with the other comments that the plunger is not long enough. Even when I use two bags of tea, it doesn't seem to make sufficient contact to fully press the bags. I have just purchased some 1.75" X .75" whiskey disk stones to serve as a spacer. One of those at the bottom of the press should allow me to squeeze the steeped tea to my liking! Hopefully the manufacturer will include a longer plunger in future designs.

Great for loose leaf and tea bags

5 Stars Great for loose leaf and tea bags

from MI on wrote:

I bought this primarily because I've been having a hard time finding a way to steep my loose leaf tea without getting little bits of it floating around. I also take a lot of my tea with me on the go, so this was a perfect solution to all my problems. The mug is a great size and fits well in my car cup holders and it also carries a great amount of tea to sip throughout the morning. I'm also extremely happy with the press because not only does it contain all the loose leaf tea in the bottom of the mug without letting little bits float throughout, but when using a tea bag, it allows you to leave the bag in the mug without making your tea taste like the bag after a while. I couldn't be happier with this product, I use it every day and only wish that I had more!

Great for loose leaf and tea bags

5 Stars Great for loose leaf and tea bags

from MI on wrote:

I bought this primarily because I've been having a hard time finding a way to steep my loose leaf tea without getting little bits of it floating around. I also take a lot of my tea with me on the go, so this was a perfect solution to all my problems. The mug is a great size and fits well in my car cup holders and it also carries a great amount of tea to sip throughout the morning. I'm also extremely happy with the press because not only does it contain all the loose leaf tea in the bottom of the mug without letting little bits float throughout, but when using a tea bag, it allows you to leave the bag in the mug without making your tea taste like the bag after a while. I couldn't be happier with this product, I use it every day and only wish that I had more!

love my tea press

5 Stars love my tea press

from KS on wrote:

Such a wonderful thing. I drink more tea than ever now, so good.

Best Gift Ever

5 Stars Best Gift Ever

from LA on wrote:

I get so many compliments on this cup. I got it for Christmas a few years ago and actually forgot I had it. This is the best gift I ever got. My only regret is not using it sooner. My husband wants one now and he rarely drinks tea.

Love It

5 Stars Love It

from OR on wrote:

Love being able to take tea with me. 'Nuff said.

Love It!

5 Stars Love It!

from WA on wrote:

Bought two of them and so glad I did. Have one at work and one at home. Have had no problems with the loose tea staying below the plunger.

Great travel cup

5 Stars Great travel cup

from TX on wrote:

Many other travel strainer mugs don't have a sippy cup lid. I really appreciate that. When you're on the go, a standard cup opening isn't wise.

Just doesn't work

2 Stars Just doesn't work

from MO on wrote:

The press does not prevent tea leaves from getting in the tea. The sieve is faulty. The plastic lid is flimsy and does not prevent tea from dripping on your front as you sip your tea.

5 Stars

from on wrote:

This is an outstanding travel tea press. The liquid stays hot and the loose tea stays below the the strainer. Its easy to clean and worth the investment. The press top and flip sip cover are tight and any leakage is very minimal and actually due to my filling it too high. The grip is large and provides you with a good sized area to hold the hot mug. II highly recommend this one.

Almost perfect

4 Stars Almost perfect

from NC on wrote:

I've had one of these for over a year, and I'm pretty happy with it. Recently my dad decided he wanted one like it, and only after shopping around and discovering the store from which I purchased mine had stop carrying these did I realize how rare the design was for tea mugs. It's very practical for people who want to drink loose-leaf tea on the go in a self-contained, durable unit. Also, it's priced much more reasonably for the value. Other designs I've seen require you to set the steeper to the side or figure out how much tea you can leave in indefinitely without it going bitter. Not to mention many are made of glass or porcelain, which looks nice but carries the potential of breaking when you're on the move. This travel press comes with none of those issues. My only complaints about the RoT Travel Press are 1) the snap-back top is not completely sealed when closed, so it can leak a little if tilted, and 2) as others have mentioned, the press doesn't go down quite as far as it could. In my exper

I have 3 of these and LOVE them..

5 Stars I have 3 of these and LOVE them..

from MT on wrote:

I have been using one of these for a year and recently ordered 2 more so I can keep one at my office, one at home and one 'just in case'. They work great!

Perfect!!

5 Stars Perfect!!

from MD on wrote:

I love this travel mug. I have the smaller 6 oz mug as well and love that, too. Others have complained that the plunger does not go down as far as the smaller mug does - but this mug is 12 oz. and therefore requires double the amount of tea. If you add 2 teaspons or use 2 tea bags, the plunger is perfect. If you are only using one serving (1 tsp of tea per 6 oz), then no, the plunger does not go down all the way.

Love this so much!!

Love this so much!!

from MD on wrote:

This was perfect. I have the smaller 6 oz travel mug and loved it so much I wanted a bigger one. Others have complained that the plunger does not go down far enough, but you have to remember this is a 12 oz. mug and needs twice the amount of tea. With two rounded teaspoons of tea, the plunger goes far enough.

4 Stars

from on wrote:

Very pleased with the mug. Does make you sip and enjoy - now taking more tea on the go! Do wish the press did go down a little more than it does.

Major Disappointment - the design makes no sense!

1 Star Major Disappointment - the design makes no sense!

from MA on wrote:

The Travel Press went to the bottom and I loved it, but it wasn't big enough, so I sent it back for the bigger one, never dreaming the design would be different. The press does not go to the bottom, so you have a space with tea and tea leaves or tea bag. I should have read the reviews!

Too Much Space

4 Stars Too Much Space

from MD on wrote:

I love this cup. Only thing that would make it better is if the press was closer to the bottom. If you use a loose leaf tea it won't press to the bottom and if you use a tea bag there is still so much liquid in the bottom to drink.

Really super sturdy

5 Stars Really super sturdy

from on wrote:

Got this for my tea loving daughter for Christmas. Now I want one too. Great for travel. Steep your tea while you go. Really well made!

Great Go-Cup

4 Stars Great Go-Cup

from IN on wrote:

Love this go-cup! A perfect way to enjoy loose-leaf tea at work or on the road. Only thing I'd change is the length of the pole to the strainer - it should go closer to the bottom, please, so that we can actually press into the leaves.

LOVE THIS MUG!

5 Stars LOVE THIS MUG!

from AL on wrote:

This product is perfect for me! I love hot tea and never seem to have the time to wait on it in the morning, this is my favorite travel mug yet!

Could be a bit larger

4 Stars Could be a bit larger

from CT on wrote:

Love the cup! It's a great idea for loose tea drinkers on the go. And I'm able to brew the leaves again. There are just a couple of small things that could be improved. One is the size. I would love for the cup to be just a bit larger (I drink a lot of tea). And also, it would be great if the plunger didn't prevent the last bit of liquid from coming into the cup portion. Maybe I wouldn't care too much about the second part if the cup was larger ... All in all, though, I really love the concept and have had no problems with tea leaves escaping the strainer.

Fresh Tea on the Go

4 Stars Fresh Tea on the Go

from FL on wrote:

This is a wonderful container for preparing tea on the go! Love the rubber sleeve and the spout. My only issue is that the plunger doesn't reach the bottom of the container. I wish the loose tea/tea rounds got more thoroughly smashed under the plunger. I get the feeling that the tea under the plunger is still steeping and therefore can mix with the tea above the plunger.

Great Product

4 Stars Great Product

from MN on wrote:

This is a great product, just what i had been looking for to be able to take it with me any where and always have good healthy tea!

hate the picture

2 Stars hate the picture

from AR on wrote:

I hate the picture, it has a funky smell that doesn't go away, and every time I unscrew the lid, the filter pops off.

so wonderfull

5 Stars so wonderfull

from CA on wrote:

hey, thank you for this nice cup,now I can enjoy my tea anywhere i go. very nice, i am thinking of buying another cup for my husband and sister

Sip Carefully!

3 Stars Sip Carefully!

from MO on wrote:

I seriously burned my lip -- takes a long time to cool down enough to drink so you can't fix-it-and-drink-it, if that's your desire.

It is okay

3 Stars It is okay

from MN on wrote:

I bought this a couple days ago as I LOVE to drink loose leaf tea at work. The two things I didn't like about it is that some of the leaves still manage to make it into my drink. Also, the plunger doesn't push to the very top of the tea leaves so there is some extra liquid that you can't get to. I like it okay but isn't that great.

Not well thought out

2 Stars Not well thought out

from AL on wrote:

The filter press screws off the same direction as the top, so when you unscrew the top, the filter often unscrews from the press bar and stays in the bottom of the cup. You then have to go back, fish it out, and try to get it cleaned. If the filter screwed on backwards, this wouldn't happen.

Great tea sip! I love it!

5 Stars Great tea sip! I love it!

from UT on wrote:

I tried the teas that you were sampleling at the Fancy Food Show in SF and loves them. Thanks for sip cup you were giving out. I loved it so much, but gave it to my daughter. I am buying my own cup, this is great. I am a tea lover!

Works for (gasp!) coffee, too!

5 Stars Works for (gasp!) coffee, too!

from TN on wrote:

I saw this for sale in a coffee shop last weekend and bought it to use as a travel French press for coffee. I must say - I'm very satisfied! I will have to invest in some loose-leaf tea, of course.

Good-ish

2 Stars Good-ish

from IL on wrote:

It gets the job done, but it is really messy to clean up and doesn't store much drinkable tea. There are much better travel mugs out there.

Not worth it!

2 Stars Not worth it!

from WI on wrote:

Leaves make it through the strainer and you end up drinking your leaves...Yuck! It does keep it warm for a long time.

Ok, Seal needs work, leafs slip through

2 Stars Ok, Seal needs work, leafs slip through

from FL on wrote:

Overall this cup is ok and well made, but after about 10-15 uses the leaves start to slip past the silicon seal.

4 Stars

from IL on wrote:

Excellent for on the go!! Kept my tea very hot for HOURS. :) Some of the pieces came through the filter when drinking but wasn't too bad.