When the Sun struggles to rise above the horizon by 9 am and sets at the stroke of 4 pm, when every part of your body is either swaddled in wool or chapped and frozen—that, my friends, is when coffee is the only fuel capable of powering you through your day. This winter, I’ve been drinking all my beverages, from coffee and water to the occasional beer, exclusively out of some of the best travel mugs you can buy. Below are my top picks for vacuum-insulated, multipurpose coffee and beverage mugs. They will all do a stellar job of keeping your joe piping hot (or freezing cold when the weather finally breaks).
Updated February 2020: We’ve added four new vessels and swapped out the Snow Peak single-walled mug for their double-walled mug.