Last Updated Oct 12, 2010 11:14 AM EDT
Gizmodo's Joel Johnson calls the Contigo Autoseal West Loop Travel Mug a "lifechanger," gushing so enthusiastically about it that he actually makes me miss coffee (even more than usual). Here's a sample of his rave review:
The magic of Contigo is their one-touch button lids, which more or less make it impossible for a person to spill liquid from the mugs on accident. You have to press the button each time you sip to open a small port on the top of the mug. At first that seems a little bit annoying, but I quickly stopped thinking about it. Grab to swig, give a squeeze, glug-a-lug.Available in six snazzy colors, the West Loop sells for a reasonable $19.99 (though Johnson notes that he's seen two-packs selling for that same price at Costco). If you've tried one yourself (or know of a better travel mug), give us your own review in the comments.
And because there's an airtight on top, the insulation works very well. I can make coffee in the morning--or at least the second cup--and it'll still be drinkably warm a couple of hours later.
Me, I'm off to stare longingly at my empty coffee pot -- and remind myself of the health benefits of tea.
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