Most people’s days begin with their hand reaching out for a mug filled with streaming coffee or tea.
Even though we do not realize the importance of the little things in our lives, sometimes these little things do have a big impact on us. Coffee mugs are our first companions for the day and what could be better if your day’s first companion can motivate and uplift you?
Most people pay a lot of attention to their mugs and have it customized with a special message or picture. There are a lot of varieties of mugs available online and In the market and to choose the best one is your duty!
Having a cute and aesthetic coffee mug with a picture or quote that motivates you for the rest of the day is the best thing you can own to make your mornings better!
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Guide to selecting the perfect coffee mug
Having a perfect Coffee mug is as important as having that perfectly tasting coffee or tea to begin the day well.
Choosing the perfect coffee or tea mug can have a dramatic impact on how you enjoy your favourite times. To many manual coffee brewers drinking coffee is more than just a daily habit, it is a ritual and a favourite coffee cup is part of that everyday ritual.
With this guide now, choosing the best mug is no longer a huge task. You already have the checklist, all you need to do is check which mug checks off the most points and grab it!
Just like no two coffees taste same, people’s choices for their coffee mugs differ too, but these are the basic ground rules to check for before you purchase your coffee mugs for the best and a lasting experience.
1. What the Mug is made of?
Mugs are made with a lot of materials. In market mugs made of glass, copper, plastic, porcelain, stainless steel, ceramic etc are available. It is up to individual choice to choose what material for the mug one would prefer according to the requirement. Most preferred mugs are ceramic mugs. Most ceramic mugs are dishwasher and microwave safe, are durable and are quite pretty to sit on your kitchen shelves or to drink coffee out of.
Drinking a beverage from a metallic mug like copper or steel alters the taste slightly and hence due to this reason most people do not prefer metallic mugs.
2. What shape of a mug suits you the best.
People tend to hold their coffee mugs in different ways, from the handle, cupping with both hands or holding it with just one hand without using the handle etc.
The shape of the coffee mug will have a huge impact on its functionality and if it is right for you. A giant coffee mug will not be a good fit for someone who drinks small cups of coffee, a tall skinny mug will not be ideal for someone who drinks a lot of coffee and a shallow mug with a large mouth would be less than ideal for someone who likes their coffee warm but does not drink it fast.
Coffee mugs also come in a variety of shapes and styles. And some of the most popular styles of coffee mugs are:-
- Latte mug
- Coffee Mug
- Tall mug
- Bell mug
- Square mug
- Cube mug
- Large mug
- Tampered mug
- Enamel mug
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You can choose the size and shape that best suits you according to your requirements.
Factors that also should be taken care of while choosing a coffee mug is keeping in mind about the, mouth width, lip shape, volume, external shape, wall thickness and internal shape of the mug.
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3. General Aesthetics
A lot of people in the world take their coffee mugs very seriously, some people even have the hobby of collecting coffee mugs and that is all because these mugs look cute, stylish and very aesthetic in your hands and your kitchen shelves. Even though we mention the looks of your mug on the last priority, it is a known fact that the first mug to catch your eye is what counts!
While shape, design, colour and material all deserve their own category for consideration, they also fall under the broader category of aesthetic appeal. How a piece of coffee ware looks should be a major factor when choosing a coffee mug. You must have a coffee mug that brings you joy!
Today the market is filled with coffee mugs with lovely quotes imprinted on them, with pictures of family, loved ones, great memories etc just because coffee mugs hold a great place in everyone’s lives.
Choose your favourite mug from our collection here and enjoy happy sipping!