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Almost ceremonious in its preparation, there’s nothing quite like a cup of coffee in the wee morning hours before a day of camping, climbing, hiking, or really any activity. Oftentimes instant coffee is most convenient when sleeping en plein air, but just because you're "roughin' it" doesn't mean you don't deserve good freshly ground coffee. Especially if you've stayed up too late having a few too many around the campfire the night before.
VSSL, the Canadian outdoor equipment brand that specializes in adventure-ready gear rooted in self-sufficiency and wilderness survival has today released the JAVA, a fresh take on the portable, hand-held coffee grinder that pairs perfectly with any campsite coffee maker. Funded in large part by a Kickstarter campaign during late summer 2020, the JAVA is now available to the masses to satisfy coffee and outdoor enthusiasts alike.
Made with top-quality stainless steel burr blades and dependable ball bearings, an impressive 50 distinct grind settings ensure you’ll find the optimal grind for your preferred brew method—and with the heavy-weight aircraft-grade aluminum construction found across all VSSL products, this baby is ready to perfect for weekend camping and road trips. Though the $145 price tag may not be dirtbag approved, the rugged durability no doubt it.
And, for added convenience, the “Clip and Flip” extendable handle doubles as the grinder’s crank and can be folded into a carabiner to clip onto a pack for easy stowage.
Durable, packable, and made with top-notch materials, treat you and your coffee right with this adventure-ready grinder.