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Buying coffee mugs a list of options

By Charles Hopkins Published 08/8/2006 | Fishing and Boating

Any idea of how many people in the United States drink coffee daily? It is 54% that too the adult population only. When coffee is such popular that more than half of the nation have gone for this beverage, then how much the coffee mug makers and manufacturers might have also gained popularity?

Sometimes choosing the right serving utensil becomes very difficult. And many a time the flavor of the cuisine gets lost if not served in a proper manner. This is quite obvious with coffee too. Would you like to go for a tiny porcelain cup to have a cup of espresso coffee? No, never!

Cups for tea and mugs for coffee, this is the widespread trait. Now when you really search for coffee mugs you come across a wide range of products. Different shapes, varied sizes and made of different materials of course. Coffee mugs are mostly found to be made of porcelain, glass, stainless steel, ceramics and plastic.

The wide spread population of drinking coffee has various ways of making coffee and serving it. Accordingly the serving mugs are selected by them. There is a diverse way of looking at this choice which is individual in style at the end.

If you are throwing a party and sophisticated guests will round the hall and you are going to treat them with hot coffee, porcelain coffee mugs are suitable. You can buy designed and decorated porcelain coffee mugs with soothing colors that hold the coffees froth and smoothness without any break of layer. The choice of color also depicts your tastes and sensitivity. The color of coffee and the color of the porcelain coffee mug should not be a mismatch. Be careful!

Now you intend to throw a casual party among friends. Coffee of course you begin with and start on chatting that ends with coffee again and in between two to three cups have already been served. Such instances are not new to you? So what can be the best coffee mugs in this occasion?

Stainless and plastic mugs can go here. Because you see porcelain has a larger chance to break because it is a very sensitive material. Again for so many rounds of coffee washing those mugs will be problematic. If handled without care, damage is obvious. And after all friends go by the drink not the way you serve them.

But this doesnt in any sense degrade the quality of stainless steel coffee mugs. They also come in different designs and shapes. Sometimes both these materials are used together to bring up a hybrid coffee mug. You have always come across such mugs in local cafes, canteens and general coffee stalls.

A mug with a steel body and a plastic outliner is very common. These mugs have lids and sometimes act as insulators to keep the coffee hot for a longer time. The lids dont have to be removed when you want to drink. There is hole that can be opened to take the sip. Best known as travel mugs, these serve with easy carry purpose.

Coffee mugs general size count about twelve ounces. But mugs of bigger sizes are also available. The twenty ounce coffee mugs are liked by most coffee lovers. Those who like more amount of coffee in a day they can use this to have it in a single time instead of pouring again and again. Hence the importance of shape and size do matter.

Then make your purpose clear. Buy the right coffee mug of the right brand to serve the right people. What about the one for yourself? Thats certainly exclusive!