We’ve all had it happen. It’s first thing in the morning. You make up a nice big cup of coffee, but end up getting distracted by the kids, the news, or some other morning tasks. You come back and take a big gulp – lukewarm coffee.
Of course, room temperature coffee isn’t great, so figuring out how to keep coffee hot (or at least keep coffee warm) is important for a lot of people.
While some folks have no choice but to reheat their coffee in the microwave, this option tends to heat liquids unevenly and can leave a burnt taste. Some opt for hot plates for keeping coffee warm, but this can easily turn it bitter due to over-extraction. In fact, there are quite a few reasons why reheated coffee tastes so bad.
So, what is the best way to keep coffee hot?
That’s what we are here to discuss. But first, let’s take a quick look at the tangible (and potentially unexpected) benefits of keeping coffee warm.
Believe it or not, there are actually scientific benefits to drinking coffee warm, as opposed to allowing it to cool down.
As was revealed in a 2018 Thomas Jefferson University study, hot coffee possesses higher levels of antioxidants, which makes it healthier than its cooler counterpart. But, this is far from the only benefit derived from hot coffee.
A 2008 study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry showed coffee’s aroma could have an impact on specific genes in the brain. Simply smelling a cup of hot coffee was enough to stave off feelings of tiredness and stress.
Similarly, a 2009 study published in the journal Science revealed when a person experiences physical warmth, such as when holding a hot cup of coffee, feelings of interpersonal warmth are elevated. This means that drinking coffee warm can put you in a more positive mood.
While it is clear keeping coffee hot has many benefits, what is the best way to keep coffee temps from falling, you ask?
Enter: The Ember Mug².
Ember Mug² is a self-heating coffee mug that uses a microprocessor to control the heating system for smart temperature control. This means from the first pour all the way to the last sip, your Ember Mug² will ensure your coffee is at your ideal temperature.
Embedded with motion and liquid sensors, Ember automatically wakes up when moved or liquid is poured in, and sleeps when not in use. The mug connects to the Ember app which controls the temperature with a swipe of a finger (120°F -145°F), customizes the LED light, and sends notifications when your temperature is reached. Ember also remembers desired temperatures, allowing you to pull it from the shelf and use it immediately, without opening the app each time. No smartphone? No problem. Ember Mug² is set to 135° as its default temperature.
As far as heated coffee mugs go, the design of Ember Mug² is top-of-the-line. The heated coffee mug is made of stainless steel core, coated in a food-grade ceramic coating and finished with a premier soft-touch material. To accommodate a variety of different tastes, Ember Mug² comes in black, gray, white, gold, rose gold, copper, and stainless steel finishes. Additionally, the mug has been perfectly weighted and sculpted to fit in your hand, thus providing a premier drinking experience.
What truly makes Ember Mug² the best option for keeping coffee hot and drinking high-quality roasts is, unlike other mug warmers which typically function as a hot plate for the cup, Ember Mug² is heated from within.
The upside of this technology includes:
Keeping coffee hot doesn’t need to be a constant battle. Get yourself an Ember Mug² and put the days of unevenly warmed, bitterly burned coffee behind you.