Coffee Presses and Filters

The best coffee presses and filters, reviewed and curated by the Trailspace community. The latest review was added on November 24, 2019. Stores' prices and availability are updated daily.

Recent Coffee Press/Filter Reviews

rated 5 of 5 stars
Mountain Mojo Collapsible Coffee Dripper

This is lightweight and works perfectly to make pour-over coffee at a campsite. The brand is Mountain Mojo. If you want to use the pour-over method to brew your coffee at a campsite, then this is for you. This is lightweight, uses a small #4 cone filter, and brews coffee as fast as any other pour-over system. This folds up nicely. Not much else to write here. Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
Ikea RÅDIG Espresso Pot

If you like your coffee strong, there's nothing stronger than moka-pot!! Do you like the GSI single-shot espresso maker? Well this makes six shots of that same strong coffee in one batch!! Believe it or not, this is my camping coffee pot. It's a moka-pot style coffee maker, made by IKEA, and it's all stainless steel!! I find it makes superb coffee that could wake the dead, and it's about the same size as a standard 1L Bodum or Nalgene. Taste (9/10): If you heat slowly and remove from heat when the… Full review

rated 3.5 of 5 stars
Jetboil Coffee Press

Great way to have non-instant coffee on the trail! However, the cleanup process can be quite messy and H20 consuming if in an area where water is scarce. I bought this for my Flash stove as a way to have an alternative to instant coffee. In general I think it's a great idea! However, you do consume quite a bit of water cleaning up the press and the inside of your Flash. For that reason alone I'm debating if i'll take it along on my solo Alaska backpack trip. Also, some folks complained of grounds… Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
AeroPress Coffee Maker

Right up front, this lightweight, compact coffee press is absolutely the best way to make coffee! It's fast and extremely easy to use. Setup, brewing, and cleanup takes less than 2.5 minutes. I love my coffee, and the Aerobie AeroPress is hands down the best coffee maker that I have ever come across. It's so good, that there are almost 35,000 positive reviews and how-to videos on YouTube. I highly recommend watching some of those videos. I highly recommend any one of the inverted methods. Setup,… Full review

rated 4 of 5 stars
MSR MugMate Coffee/Tea Filter

Simple, light and effective. It might not deliver the richness of a press but at just one ounce it more than delivers the goods for coffee-loving backpackers. As a sunrise coffee freak I've tried a couple of different coffee methods, including a lightweight press and collapsible filter, but the MSR Mugmate is the one that finds its way into my pack. It fits perfectly in my Snow Peak mug and at only an ounce, it's the one that makes the most sense. I've found that a grind that is too fine takes a… Full review

rated 1 of 5 stars
Jetboil Coffee Press

Pretty disappointed with this and I won't be taking it on the trail anymore. I'm a coffee snob and drink it daily. I've used VIA packs for years and it looks like I'll stick to them.   The grips on the sides of the pot are insufficient, so too many grounds make it into the coffee. Cleanup on the trail takes far too much water and makes a mess of a handkerchief or requires a paper towel.  Don't waste your time on this. Stick with instant.   Full review

rated 4 of 5 stars
GSI Outdoors JavaDrip

It can use the paper coffee filters, just like at home. This was a present this year and I used it for a weeklong camping trip. Disposing of the grounds from my French press was sometimes a hassle. This product solves that problem. It comes with a reuseable filter that I have not used yet, but the paper filters work great. The procedure I use is poor hot water into the coffee/filter until full. Let it drip and repeat. It makes about three cups. The coffee tastes great and there are no grounds in… Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
Stanley Mountain Vacuum Coffee System

Makes fine coffee in a compact unit workable in a domestic setting or campground, but a tad heavy for a long backpack. My unit is now in use as my regular coffee maker. I will use it in the same manner on camping trips and possibly on backpacks where weight is not a big deal. The brewing pot and press surround a vacuum bottle which has tricked out lid assembly with two plastic drinking cups and a container which can hold coffee grounds for about two brews or sugar ad creamer packets. All in all,… Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
Ozark Trail Collapsible Coffee Drip

The Ozark Trail Collapsible Coffee Drip is made of heat-resistant silicone, making this coffee drip both a pleasure to use and making for a great hot brew up. There is no metal to leave that metal taste and no plastic so there is no plastic taste either. Just the taste of your fresh hot brewed cuppa of coffee, tea, cocoa, hot cider, etc. Sometimes you happen across a gem of a find and it is a real SCORE. This product is one of those finds! The Ozark Trail Collapsible Coffee Drip is made of heat-resistant… Full review

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