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Recent Kettle Reviews

Stansport Aluminum Percolator Coffee Pot 9-Cup

rated 4.5 of 5 stars What a campfire coffee pot should be: Usable over a fire. Also works great on a stove, even at home. Ideal for those who like plain old perked coffee. I have owned this coffee pot for several months, and used it several dozen times. It has held up fine, though it might not last forever.  It works perfectly, over a fire, or on the stove at home. It perks. You can see it's perking; it doesn't boil over. The main bail handle is very nice. It is nice to have one (and so many pots don't anymore), as… Full review

Open Country Aluminum Covered Kettle - 2 Quart

rated 5 of 5 stars Can't imagine a better cook pot for the price. I have used this pot on pretty much all my backpacking trips (several per year) for about five years, almost always over an open fire or twig stove. It is made of very light aluminum, and has held up very well. The exterior is permanently black, and it came to me slightly mashed so the lid requires some pressure to be seated perfectly and a sort of flick (I use a fork in the ring) to get up when it is. I love this pot: It is very lightweight It is quick… Full review

Optimus Kettle

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have commented earlier; this is an excellent product. I have used the .5 liter Trangia teapots for years and very successfully, but this is a better design and holds more water at .7 liters. The Trangias tend to pour with difficulty if the lid fits securely...air cannot get in to allow pouring smoothly. The new Optimus has an air vent and the pouring spout does not drip. This is a nice product; you will not be disappointed. A picture of the kettle is displayed at the beginning of the promotional… Full review

Open Country 2 Quart Non-Stick Kettle

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a big, light pot with a non-stick surface. It comes with a lid. Has a great bail that snaps into three positions. This is a big 2 quart pot.  Even though I went out to my kitchen and measured it out before buying I was still surprised by the size when I received it. Even though the measurements were included... I was surprised. I guess I want a pot the size of a cup that can hold more than the outer size dictates. This would probably be a GREAT pot for someone cooking for more than one… Full review

Optimus Kettle

rated 4 of 5 stars I've found this to be the only pot I need when "hot camping" on backpack trips. For comparison purposes, I'm a lightweight (under 20lb pack w/food for 3 days and fishing gear - FSO weight under 25lb) and will often "cold camp", taking no stove or foods that need cooking (unless I'm fishing, too). I've been helping people find the joys of the wilderness since I was in Scouts 40+years ago and have led beginners and beginner groups on successful backpacking trips in the Sierra Nevada for years. In… Full review

Open Country Aluminum Covered Kettle - 2 Quart

rated 5 of 5 stars Open Country 2 quart aluminum pot. I bought this pot a few years ago and it quickly became one of my favorite pots. It is a simple aluminum pot with a good lid. It has an efficient, relatively wide shape so it captures heat well. The shape also makes it good for packing other items inside. There is no nonstick coating to be damaged. It is very reasonably priced at about $15. It isn’t much heavier than titanium. The aluminum conducts heat well. The 2 quarts is a good capacity, although more than… Full review

GSI Outdoors Tea Kettle HAE

rated 5 of 5 stars Great pot, but you can cook in it too. Read in another review that you can cook in it and wanted to be sure before I took it on the trail for that purpose. Because it has a very wide lid you can actually cook in this pot. I made one of my favorite meals, Fettuccini with Salmon. I used the Lipton Knorr Pasta Sides Alfredo and a foil packet of Smoked Salmon purchased from the grocery store. The recipe calls for 2 cups of water and the total contents just fit into the pot. I cooked it over a Trangia… Full review

MSR Titan Kettle

rated 5 of 5 stars Simple, high quality, lightweight pot. This is a great item that I'm glad I purchased. This kettle is well made and durable. It has served me well whether I was cooking over open flame, an alcohol stove, or a canister stove. I try to keep my meals really simple while being really good.  I try to make things that require boiling water and dumping in a packet of ingredients. I use this pot as my bowl and eat directly from it and also use it for making tea and then drink directly from it. This is… Full review

GSI Outdoors Tea Kettle HAE

rated 5 of 5 stars Lightweight little kettle that's pretty close to indestructable. Definitely worth the cost, which really isn't all that much. The only downside I can see is that where the handle connects to the pot, there are some sharp edges. I wouldn't be comfortable with it jabbing into a water bladder and I question how long it will be before I end up with a hole in my pack because I wasn't cautious enough. Now for the good stuff...  Not long after I got this kettle, I was boiling water at home for a cup of… Full review

Top-Rated Kettles

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user rating: 5 of 5 (8)
MSR Titan Kettle
$48 - $59
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (5)
GSI Outdoors Tea Kettle HAE
$23 - $29
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (5)
Primus Litech Trek Kettle
$27
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (3)
Optimus Kettle
$18 - $19
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Evernew Ti Teapot .8L
$23
user rating: 4 of 5 (6)
Primus Litech Coffee/Tea Kettle
$20 - $25
user rating: 0 of 5 (1)
GSI Outdoors Sierra Campware Enamelware Coffee Pot
$12 - $16
Trangia Kettle
$18 - $19
Blue Sky Gear FlexWare Kettle
$30
 
Snow Peak Large Kettle
$100
GSI Outdoors Percolator
$20 - $27
 
Snow Peak Classic Kettle
$100
GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Perc
$25 - $59
MSR Big Titan Kettle
$80 - $99
Snow Peak Kettle No.1
$20
GSI Outdoors Enamelware 36 Cup Coffee Boiler
$40
GSI Outdoors Tea Kettle - Blue
$25
GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Kettle
$25 - $99
Evernew Ti Tea Kettle
$65
GSI Outdoors Enamelware 20 Cup Coffee Boiler
$26
MSR Alpine 1-Liter Teapot
$24 - $29
Esbit Water Kettle
$18
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
Open Country Aluminum Covered Kettle - 2 Quart
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
Stoic Ti Kettle
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Stansport Aluminum Percolator Coffee Pot 9-Cup
$20 MSRP
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Open Country Camp Perk - 5 Cup
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Open Country 2 Quart Non-Stick Kettle
$11 MSRP
 
user rating: 3 of 5 (14)
Ozark Trail Coffee Percolator
$14 MSRP
Coleman Stainless Steel Percolator
 
Open Country Non-Stick Covered Kettle - 2 Quart
Coleman 14-Cup Coffee Percolator
$27 MSRP
 
REI Campware Percolator - 9 Cup
$40 MSRP
 
Open Country Camp Perk - 12 Cup
GSI Outdoors 4 Cup Stainless Mini Expresso
$55 MSRP
Olicamp Stainless Steel Kettle
Coleman 9-Cup Coffee Percolator
$25 MSRP
GSI Outdoors 1 Cup Stainless Mini Expresso
$25 MSRP
Coleman Aluminum Coffeepot
Fire Maple FMC-T3 Kettle
 
Open Country Non-Stick Covered Kettle - 10 Quart
 
Open Country Non-Stick Covered Kettle - 4 Quart
Open Country Aluminum Covered Kettle - 4 Quart
 
Open Country Aluminum Covered Kettle - 10 Quart
Texsport Stainless Steel Coffee Percolator
 
Vargo Ti-Lite Kettle
 
REI Campware Percolator - 12 Cup
$50 MSRP
 
Ledmark Aluminum Kettle
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Brunton Vapor Kettle
discontinued
user rating: 4 of 5 (2)
MSR PocketRocket/Titan Kettle Kit Compressed Fuel Canister Stove / Kettle
discontinued
 
Evernew Stainless Steel Tea Kettle
discontinued
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