Top 10 Best Tea Makers for 2020
Mr. Coffee 2-Quart
The Mr. Coffee 2-Quart is not elegant, but if you only care about a factual refreshment, it is a handy little machine. It’s budget friendly and incredibly easy to use. If someone criticizes what it looks like, they stop when you take their glass away.
- Pitcher is dishwasher-safe
- Makes iced tea very quickly
- Can’t see water level when filling
Tea Forté Kati Cup
The Tea Forté Kati Cup is decorated with beautiful lotus flowers and is the perfect size for one. This makes it a great choice for a soothing afternoon break from the stress of a modern office. It is also double-walled for insulation.
- Holds 12 ounces
- Stainless steel infuser
- Other designs also available
Don’t be fooled by the Ovalware Airtight. It may look like it was made for coffee only, but it’s also great for making other hot drinks. This versatile device doesn’t stop here either, because it can also stir up thirst-quenching water.
- Smooth comfortable handle
- Not overly pricey
- Glass feels a little fragile
If you’ve always wanted to know what it’s like to drink tea from the future, Gourmia Square will get you up close. It has a sleek and modern design that is sure to get compliments – before guests try the drinks that come out of it.
- 3 different brew strengths
- Extra-fine strainer
- Strong setting isn’t strong enough
Mr. Coffee Hot Tea Maker
The built-in, audible signal on the Mr. Coffee Hot Tea Maker alerts you when the water is ready for steeping and pouring, so you can find other ways to entertain yourself instead of having to watch the water boil. And if it boils over, it won’t damage the control panel.
- Built-in cord storage
- One-touch preset selections
- Rather expensive option
Willow & Everett Teapot
If you simply can’t wait for your next cuppa, the Willow & Everett Teapot is microwave-safe, so you can boil water quickly and get your fix in just a few minutes. It’s equipped with a rustproof infuser and a lid that locks in place to prevent spills.
- Comes with bonus cozy
- Looks beautiful on a countertop
- Tends to leak a little when pouring
The Teavana PerfecTea is a BPA-free construction that includes a removable and rugged strainer, and a sturdy one-piece chamber that stores neatly in the fridge if you want a cold drink. It makes 16 ounces per brew cycle, or about two generous mugs.
- Pressure plate drip control
- Pairs well with mason jars
- Some find it tough to wash
For those who love tea and coffee equally, the Bodum Columbia is a worthy option. A French press model, it gives you plenty of control over strength and steeping time, while its stainless steel body is virtually impossible to break.
- Three size choices
- Plain but attractive design
- Very uncomplicated to use
Takeya Flash Chill
As the name implies, the Takeya Flash Chill is fantastic for creating iced beverages in a jiffy. Simply stuff the infuser with your favorite loose-leaf or bagged tea, fill it halfway with boiling water, then add ice and shake it all up. The end result is 2 perfect quarts.
- Also great for cold brew coffee
- Airtight – can be stored on its side
- Very easy to clean
The Breville One-Touch has an automatic basket that gently agitates and infuses your loose tea leaves through simple upward and downward motions, so you can achieve a great brew using fewer leaves. It’s also fully programmable for any temperature or steeping time.
- Stain-resistant glass kettle
- 60 minute keep-warm function
- Auto-start feature