[leadin]There’s that moment when camping….the day just beginning, you’re cocooned in a sleeping bag watching the first morning rays infiltrate your tent when suddenly a heavenly scent approaches: The smell of coffee brewing.[/leadin]
Now, imagine it’s actually going to taste as good as it smells. Instead of a burnt cup of “camp” coffee, you’ll get a barista-worthy espresso complete with warmed, foamed milk.
And that it all packs into a sturdy container, perfect for any car camping or over-land expedition.
Let me introduce the Java Can. This ammo tin is packed with everything you need to become a barista at the campsite.
Java Can Kit Includes
- Mil-Spec Container
- 4 Cup Moka Pot
- GSI Java Mill Coffee Grinder
- Ultralight Camping Canister Fuel Stove
- 12 Ounce Milk Frothing Pitcher
- Electric Milk Frothing Whisk
- 6 Ounce Liquor Flask
- Mini Camp Hand Towel
- Four Stainless Steel Double Wall Java Cups
Review: Java Can ($145 Full Kit)
You bring the coffee, milk, and fuel canister and, bam!, you’re ready for a coffee shop experience in the great outdoors. Here’s how it works:
Step 1) Enjoy a few minutes around the campfire hand grinding your beans (pass it around if you want to get the group involved — everyone likes the smell of fresh ground coffee!). Fill the bottom of the Moka Pot with water and the basket with the ground beans. Set on the stove and bring to a boil. Take off the heat and get to work on the milk.
Step 2) For maximum frothiness, whisk the milk while it’s on the stove on low heat. Pour coffee into the Java cups. Add a dash of Bailey’s or a drop of maple syrup as desired and top with frothed milk. Serve to the raucous praise of caffeine-deprived campers everywhere.
And don’t worry, it’s meant to take a beating and keep on brewing. Developed by a U.S. Army Green Beret over several deployments, the Java Can has been tested to withstand intense conditions.
Java Can Tested, Approved
From the firebases of Afghanistan to the wild backroads of Alabama, this coffee kit is ready to bring a bit of rugged luxury to any camping experience.
Retailing for $145, it’s an investment that will have you officially upgrading yourself to camp chef and proudly producing happy campers far and wide.
–Mallory Paige and Baylor the Dog are currently riding a motorcycle-sidecar across North America, collecting stories and proving that you don’t have to be fearless or perfect to live your dreams. Follow the adventure at OperationMotoDog.com.