What are you using for a coffee maker and coffee brand when camping/overlanding?

5th yr. of cold brewing. Costco Colombian whole bean which I ratio double strength. Water, fresh ground beans in 1 qt. plastic pitcher. In refrig. let slosh around for 24 hrs. while driving, pour thru filter and you have concentrate for 1/2 gal. makings. 1/2 cold brew/ 1/2 water and heat. Cold brew is never bitter with acid like hot brew coffee. Concentrate keeps for days refrigerated. I do a batch every 3/4 days when traveling, not daily. Usually a 16 oz. dose heated by micro or burner and I'm good to go. FYI, I have quadruple strengthened the ratio and prepped a weeks worth of camping coffee at home.
 
Well, I haven’t settled on a coffee solution yet. Been using the Italian Espresso many mention on here, Medaglia-d’oro. Not bad but not up to my taste 100%. The big complaint I also would have is with cleaning the press out.
And the amount of water/paper towels and so on required... I’m hoping this
is the solution.

So my wife comes down to show me what she just ordered on Indiegogo -like Kickstarter- and I am really looking forward to it. A french press with a removable bottom for knocking out the grounds, also a thermometer, and a manual brew timer. It’s called the no mess French press. She ordered the stainless large one.
Can’t wait for delivery in August!
HERE
Watch the video!

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Water (for cleaning) is far more precious than disposing of a small amount of garbage used in a filter.. so a Melita pour over (non porcelain) and filter is the best way I have found..lightweight and rugged, no water used except for brewing...

As for coffee... So many to choose from... However recently I found in my travels, a small coffee roaster company in Boulder, NV, outside Las Vegas that has a great Ethiopian blend... Medium roast with berry tones.. love it..

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I also recommend the stainless vaccum cannisters that bulletproof coffee sells... Great for travel to keep it fresh..

https://www.bulletproof.com/airscape-kitchen-canister


Airscape cannisters is sold outside bilulletproof as well and comes in different colors and sizes

Starsucks... is the worst company and coffee.. I won't give them my money... Unless of course you enjoy severely burnt coffee, corporate drones and the lies of identity politics and other crappy political agendas shoved down your throat... with your dark burnt water...
 

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That looks like an absolute mess to clean, especially on the road. A Melitta pour over filter holder and #4 filters is a much better choice and easy to clean. I'm amazed at how many people are drinking coffee from methods that are a mess all the time but particularly on the road. Besides, pour over makes the best coffee you can drink. So the least expensive method is the easiest to brew, clean, and makes the best coffee. No brainer. (yes, I've tried pretty much all the methods in my life).
 
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Corey

OverCamping Specialist
Yep, I am a convert to the Melitta pour over and number 4 filters thanks to CSG.
And do use the bigger 4s, as I had a number 2 filter collapse on me, and the grounds went into the coffee, not tasty :D
 
Both at home and out traveling I use a French press then pour through a pour over to filter out the soot and grounds.
Nabob midnight eclipse.
Perfect cup every time.
 
We make good coffee at home but when we are camping I feel we have tried so many options. Our desire to conserve water and have less cleanup have made us shy away from the french press that we used for several years and the aero press. The instant Medaglia-d’oro wasn't too bad.
While shopping for our memorial day trip this year I ran across a container of Gevalia house blend cold brewed coffee concentrate. Link: http://a.co/2ReEa3M It was a 1 to 1 concentrate and super easy and no cleanup. When I got back home I was at the cash and carry and spotted a DaVinci 7 to 1 concentrate of cold brewed coffee and plan to take it on our next camping trip. As seen here:
 
That looks like an absolute mess to clean, especially on the road. A Melitta pour over filter holder and #4 filters is a much better choice and easy to clean. I'm amazed at how many people are drinking coffee from methods that are a mess all the time but particularly on the road. Besides, pour over makes the best coffee you can drink. So the least expensive method is the easiest to brew, clean, and makes the best coffee. No brainer. (yes, I've tried pretty much all the methods in my life).
Not sure where you are going with this. I've used my simple filter many times, and it is the easiest thing I've every used. Mess??? Empty the grounds and rinse. What mess? Also, this is a pour over method, so now you are saying it is good. I'm confused.
 
If you like it, good for you. I'm not using a filter which has to be rinsed of its grounds over using a filter holder and paper filter (which is lifted out and tossed. Anyway, sorry you're confused.
 
I'm the biggest coffee snob .....at home. When in the backcountry it's instant. Usually Starbucks (which I detest) because it's better than most. I like to shoot and move. I'm also an afternoon coffee guy. It's so easy just to heat water and pour while on the trail.
 
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