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GSI Outdoors Personal Java Press Coffee Maker

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    GSI Outdoors Personal Java Press Coffee Maker

    The GSI Outdoors Personal Java Press coffee maker includes a separate mug and carafe to eliminate muddy, over-brewed coffee that other personal presses can produce. See details

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    The GSI Outdoors Personal Java Press coffee maker includes a separate mug and carafe to eliminate muddy, over-brewed coffee that other personal presses can produce.

    • Featuring a separate mug and carafe, the GSI Personal Java Press lets you brew your coffee and then pour it into the insulated mug to eliminate over brewing
    • Patented split ring plunger securely traps grounds so you can enjoy delicious ''mud-free'' coffee
    • Clear carafe is made from BPA-free polyproylene
    • Insulated mug with Sip-It lid is also made from BPA-free clear polypropylene; insulating EVA sleeve removes easily for cleaning

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    GSI Outdoors Personal Java Press Coffee Maker Specs
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    Best use
    Backpacking
    0.59 liter
    20 fluid ounces
    6.1 x 4.3 x 4.2 inches
    Polypropylene
    10.8 ounces
    Liquid capacity (L)
    Liquid capacity (fl. oz.)
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    GSI Outdoors Personal Java Press Coffee Maker

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    GSI Outdoors Personal Java Press Coffee Maker is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 10.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great replacement to "break room" coffee I got this because I don't drink coffee and that's all they supply at work. I put a couple Tbs of Crio Bru in it before work then filled it up with hot water from the coffee station. After letting it sit for 20 mins I have a nice brew to sip on. The instructions say to let it sit for 4 mins but I found that to be way to short to get a decent steep. If you don't like the poverty coffee most places have for free, this is a great option for bringing in your own luxury coffee. My only gripe is that it doesn't keep liquids very hot, but it is not a thermos so I didn't knock off any stars for that. If you start out with piping hot water it really isn't a problem anyway. It's big enough to make 2 cups of your preferred hot drink; I made 2 cups for me and the wife on it's maiden voyage and it turned out great. I didn't have any problems with dribble that some other people said. It pours very well from the spout, just make sure to turn the lid to "open" before trying to pour. It's light enough to take backpacking if you want another option for 2 person java in the backcountry.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Coffee in the backcountry I just picked this up and had to try it out. So far I love it it makes good coffee and is easy to pour and clean. It is light weight and all fits into the press. I also have the REI double shot press and don't get me wrong it is nice, but not for going into the back country. it is meant more for commuting and traveling. It is heavy and only allows you to use it as a press or mug you can't easily do both. Now this GSI product takes what REI was doing and makes it better and more practical. It all breaks down and fits inside the press. you have a separate mug that you can use to make another drink while your coffee is brewing. The press breaks down so you don't have to worry about damage. This press will be coming on all my backpacking adventures.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Completely changed my coffee.... I used to drink drip coffee, but after trying some of the camping drip coffee makers (that don't work well), then suffering with instant, I decided to try the GSI Java Press on a camping vacation. Awesome...I use it every day now. When compared to some of the regular household java presses, this one has a finer mesh screen that limits the amount of fine grounds in the bottom of your cup. In response to the first review about it dribbling down the side, just line up the opening in the lid with the pour spout. Be meticulous and you'll get drip free pours. When the neoprene gets dirty, just put it in the top rack of the dishwasher or let it soak in dishwater, rinse and dry. Very easy to care for.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from A great idea lost in design I bought on of these a few years ago for use on extended motorcycle trips. It's a great idea that unfortunately was lost in the design. It does it's job overall, makes fair coffee and keeps it warm due to the neoprene overwrap. However, its impossible to pour without coffee spilling all over the place and soaking the insulating sleeve. After extended use the cup picks up the flavors of whatever you have been putting in it and the neoprene sleeves get very funky unless you wash them every use, not handy if your traveling in the desert. On my set the sleeves are starting to degrade after a few years of use. On the plus side, it's reflectively compact, tough and packs well. The bottom line is Iv'e switched back to a stainless steel cup an I am looking for another coffee making solution.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfectly compact and useful This product was great! A perfect size (20oz) for personal and shared use. I loved how you could take apart the plunger and store it within the carafe. The mug it came with was great and doubled (on my week-long trip) as my bowl as well. It's not easy to clean...but what French Press is? Also, I had read other reviews saying that the spout was not that great and tended to leak, but I had no problems with it. This is the press I use on the trail AND at home!
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Light, Packable, Easy to Use, Convenient Highly recommended! Makes delicious coffee quickly for 3-4 people. Cons: As another reviewer said, the pole is short and leaves some coffee trapped in the grinds. Also, the sieve is sparse and lets through just a little more sediment than I would prefer in my optimal cup. One last con is that if you're trying to conserve water, then you will be stuck with the grinds from the last batch as they are difficult to get out without rinsing, and this problem is compounded because the cover is just thin enough to cover the spout, so if it is jolted in your pack's pocket and gets even a little loose, whatever is inside drips out. Pros: If you ask yourself, while standing tens of miles away from civilization, if what you have in your hand is a luxury - you will be hard pressed to say yes because of how convenient, fast, easy, and delicious it is. Nothing compares to a real cup, but this comes very close. The system is very compact, the neoprene sleeve keeps your coffee hot for a long time, and you can use the parts for multiple uses from storage to making alternate hot foodstuffs. The other reviewers indicated that the spout drips, but I had no such problem as I lined up the spout with the hole in the lid. Enjoy your delicious coffee on the trail!
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best. Press. EVER. This guy is indestructible, sexy and makes a piping hot cup of joe. The little mug it comes with is short and sassy, but holds about 18 oz. I get complements on it all the time because it looks unlike any coffee mug around. The lid works great, but excessive sloshing will lead to a spigot effect, you learn to work around it though. The plastic it's made out of holds heat well and the sleeve seals the deal, giving me at least 45 minutes of hot coffee or cold whatever. The press itself holds heat better than any I've ever seen, and I can brew for 10 minutes easy and still have a cup of lava hot bean juice. It's very stable and the construction is sound. To top it all off, it all packs down into the press, which is nice. Too heavy to backpack with, but I really just need it for home and car camping. Only issues are that the mug fits in virtually no drink holder ever created, and that after 9 months of HEAVY use the stitching has come undone on the outer aesthetic layer of the sleeve, which is no big deal because I know how to work a needle and thread, and it's worth the time. So that's that. Enjoy your coffee.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally some good coffee in the morning! It works well, cleaning is easy, and it all fits into itself neatly. A good buy for anyone that has to wake up from a cold tent in the morning. I will never take instant coffee with me on my camping trips again. A tip: Double bag your ground coffee. It prevents a mess in your pack and it will help keep your coffee fresh.
    Date published: 2014-04-02

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