5 perfect mugs for tea lovers

Keeping your cup at the perfect temp all day is actually pretty easy.

loose leaf tea and mug
Hot mugs for warm beverages.Kelly Sikkema via Unsplash

For connoisseurs of hot beverages made with dried herbs, any season is tea season. Whether your favorite tea drinker consumes on the go or creates a ritual around tea time, having the right mug is essential. Help them make the most of their sipping experience with these mugs.

Sweese Porcelain Tea Mug with Infuser

Sweese Porcelain Tea Mug with Infuser
The perfect mug for infusing loose leaf tea.Amazon

This 15-ounce mug is great for larger servings and comes with a stainless steel infuser that makes it easy to steep loose tea leaves. Just place the infuser in the top of the cup, cover it with the lid, and let it steep. The cover helps keep the tea hot, but can be used as a coaster as well. It comes more than a dozen colors, too.

Ember Smart Mug

Ember Smart Mug
Keeping your tea at the perfect temp.Amazon

If you prefer drinking out of a mug instead of a tumbler or thermos, but hate how quickly your tea gets cold, the Ember Smart Mug is a dream come true. This mug syncs with your smartphone and keeps your tea at your ideal temperature for hours. With the Ember app, you can easily create presets for your favorite drinks and seasons. The mug also comes with a charging coaster. The sleek ceramic exterior makes this a great mug to drink from and also allows for handwashing when you’re done.

Yeti Rambler Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Mug

Yeti Rambler Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Mug
For taking your tea on the go.Amazon

If you’re bringing your tea or coffee on the go, but want it to stay toasty warm, the Yeti Rambler is the mug for you. The stainless steel and double vacuum seal design keeps your tea hot, which makes it ideal for a morning walk or camping trip. It’s also dishwasher safe.

Pure Zen Tea Tumbler With Infuser

Pure Zen Tea Tumbler With Infuser
You can also use this to infuse fruit into your water.Amazon

This is great for busy tea drinkers that just don’t have time to wait for their tea to steep before pouring it into a mug or thermos. With the Pure Zen Tea Tumbler, just throw your favorite loose leaf tea into the infuser and you’re ready to go. The sleek design allows for easy travel while the double opening makes for super easy cleanup. The durable glass is also made with an insulated layer so you never have to worry about the outside of the tumbler getting too hot.

Historically Modern Designs Mug

Historically Modern Designs Mug
Inspired by traditional terra cotta mugs.Amazon

This clay mug with a black glazed interior is inspired by the traditional vessels for chai tea, but modernized to be both dishwasher and microwave safe. Since the mugs have no handles, they are great for warming your hands and holding your hot tea close to you on crisp mornings.