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Bodum Bistro Mug Press - Keith B's Review
Posted: June 25, 2010, 10:58am
review rating: 7.0
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Bodum Bistro Mug Press Pot
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Arrow The Bodum Bistro Mug Press has 2 Reviews
Arrow The Bodum Bistro Mug Press has been rated 8.50 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since October 24, 2007.
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Matthew Raleigh 7.50
Keith B 7.00

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 9.2
Manufacturer: Bodum Quality: 10
Average Price: $20.00 Usability: 7
Price Paid: $8.99 Cost vs. Value 10
Where Bought: Tuesday Morning Aesthetics 10
Owned for: 1 week Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: I live coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
Similar Items Owned: A multitude of presspots of all sizes
Bottom Line: Almost as convenient as the Melitta Ready-Set-Joe manual drip funnel for coffee at work, and much cooler.
Positive Product Points

I've already fallen in love with this gadget -- because that's what it is. It's a spiffy little coffee gadget, and it's both easier to clean and worlds more resilient than a standard press.

Negative Product Points

You have to be careful not to squirt coffee out of the mug with this, and it requires more stirring than a conventional press.

Detailed Commentary

A previous reviewer mentioned he had trouble cleaning the Mug Press. I found the reverse to be true. The "puck" of coffee in the bottom holds together well enough after pressing to be easily dislodged into a trash can. All the parts can then get a quick rinse, and be free of contamination for the next cup. It also comes with a quite sturdy "sleeve" the press can be dropped into pending cleanup, keeping the whole  thing nicely self-contained. For full cleaning, a teaspoon or so of washing soda (i.e. Brew Rite) can be dumped in the press with a fill of water, and clean press and sleeve both. Rinsing is all it ever needs as long as you don't let coffee sit in it overnight.

Buying Experience

I bought it at Tuesday Morning, a department-store surplus chain, where I've gotten any number of nifty coffee brewers -- presses and mokas -- as well as a good number of interesting demitasses in the past. I've always been quite happy with their service.

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review rating: 7.0
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