GSI Ultralight Java Drip
Price Paid: $12
Great product! I used to use a solid molded, one cup coffee drip that required a small paper filter. This thing requires no filter, and I have had no problem attaching it to any of the cups that I've used, and the coffee tastes good. I've actually used one of the legs as a coffee stir on occasion. I've also had several other campers "double-take" as they watched my coffee brew in process!
The only negative thing I can say is that it seems to take a bit more grinds to achieve the normal strength coffee that I am used to. Perhaps if the rate at which the water filtered was just a tiny bit slower, it would not require so much grinds. However, with my second cup, I just add onto the first set of grinds (a bit less) and achieve the normal strength, relative to the amount of grinds, that I am used to. Keep in mind, this added amount of grinds also slows the rate of water filtration, so your second cup will take maybe a minute longer.
I've used this thing on multiple trips and it seems pretty durable as well. Clean up is simple enough -toss the grinds and rinse with water.
Bottom line - great lightweight / space saving product!
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There's no reason you should miss out on your coffee fix when you're in the backcountry, and with the Ultralight Java Drip from GSI Outdoors you don't have to. At just around a half of an ounce and able to collapse nearly flat, this compact camp-saving drip has legs that fits most mugs and keeps the cone suspended so you don't end up with muddy coffee.
- Mountain Gear