I LIKE KEEPING THINGS AS SIMPLE AS POSSIBLE WITH MINIMAL COMPROMISES, so when a friend let me know about these super simple and convenient cups, I was eager to give them a shot.
My Brief Search For a Simple Hot Cup
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It’s cold outside, so I was looking for something to put hot home-brewed coffee in for car trips. Typically, a traditional thermos would be used for this purpose, but the thermoses I’ve tried in the past have been tactilely unpleasant to drink out of and annoying to clean. So what are my other options? Starbucks had me covered with their 16 oz. Reusable Hot Cups.
About the Cups
These cups are sold singly at Starbucks for $2 apiece all year round, but I picked up their Holiday 2017 6-pack for only $10. It’s a better deal, as long as you’re okay with the phrases on the cup (I was). The cups made of a mostly-rigid plastic with white hard plastic lids. The shape of the cup and lid is almost identical to a standard Starbucks Grande cup you’d get your hot latte in.
Why I Like Them
These cups are not insulated, but I drink my coffee pretty fast, so this is not a problem for me. If it is too hot and you can’t set it down to cool for a minute or so before running out the door, you can either use a Starbucks cardboard sleeve or double-up on cups, which will take care of any possible issues with the cup being too hot. As an added
How To Get Them
You can buy the cups on Amazon for a significant markup, or just check your local Starbucks and get a better price (about $10 for 6 cups right now).