Whether you and your family enjoy road trips or whether you carry your lunch to work or to school, having a good thermos can allow you to have either hot or cold beverages or even soups or stews during your day or your travels.

Thermos is not only a brand name for a type of insulated container that is known for keeping liquids and even some foods either hot or cold for long periods of time. So popular is this brand that it has become a generic term for certain types of insulated bottles or containers regardless of brand.

While this review for the best thermos for coffee (and other beverages) is for various brands of these insulated containers, it is only natural that the Thermos brand of thermos will make up a large portion of the reviews simply because this brand of insulated containers are considered by many to be the best.

Thermos Stainless King 40 Ounce Beverage Bottle

thermos-stainless-king-40-ounce-beverage-bottleThe Thermos Stainless King 40 ounce beverage bottle comes in two great colors either midnight or cranberry and holds a full 40 ounces of liquid.

It has patented vacuum insulation and keeps liquids hot or cold for up to 24 hours.

Its lid also serves as a handy drinking cup while the stainless steel interior and exterior not only helps the bottle to maintain the temperature inside, but also makes it virtually unbreakable.

The top is also designed so that once you place the stopper into the thermos, you can pop it up to pour out the beverage without having to remove the stopper.

Thermos Stainless King 16 Ounce Compact Bottle

thermos-stainless-king-16-ounce-compact-bottleThe Thermos Stainless King 16 ounce compact bottle is a great little thermos for people who only want to take a couple of cups of coffee or a large cold drink with them to the office, school or when traveling.

It features the same double stainless steel interior/exterior as the larger Thermos will keep hot liquids hot for up to 12 hours and cold liquids cold for up to 24 hours.

The cap serves as a cup and the bottle is designed to enable you to pour from the container without removing the stopper.

Thermos Stainless 16 Ounce Travel Mug

thermos-stainless-steel-king-16-ounce-travel-mug-with-handleThe Thermos Stainless 16 ounce travel mug comes in a variety of colors including blue, red, raspberry, matte black and smoke.

It holds a full 16 ounces of liquid and has a stainless steel interior/exterior that is cool to the touch when holding hot drinks and remains condensation free when you pour cold liquid inside.

In addition, hot liquid stays hot for up to 5 hours and cold liquids stay cool for up to 9 hours.

The top of this travel mug has a dial type open and close so that liquids won’t spill when traveling.

Thermos Vacuum Insulated 25 Ounce Compact Stainless Steel Beverage Bottle

thermos-vacuum-insulated-25-ounce-compact-stainless-steel-beverage-bottleThe Thermos Vacuum Insulated 25 ounce compact stainless steel beverage bottle is the perfect size and the perfectly functioning thermos to take along on shorter trips or when you want to take a beverage with you to work or school.

Made with an 18/8 stainless steel interior/exterior, this beverage bottle features a cap that doubles as a cup for drinking the contents of the thermos.

It also has a twist and pour stopper and will keep liquids hot for up to 18 hours and cold for up to 24 hours. Its outside stays cool to touch when it has hot liquids in it.

FGN Vacuum Cup Beverage Bottle Stainless Steel Insulation Cup

fgn-vacuum-cup-beverage-bottle-stainless-steel-insulation-cupThe FGN Vacuum cup beverage bottle stainless steel insulation cup is a durable insulated thermos. It comes in a wide variety of colors such as black, blue, green, gray, purple and black2.

Made of double wall stainless steel construction and holding up to 16 ounces of liquid, this product will fit into most car holders.

In addition, it comes with a stainless steel tea strainer and the exterior stays cool to the touch when filled with hot liquids.

Stanley Classic Vacuum Bottle

stanley-classic-vacuum-bottleThe Stanley Company is well known for making tools that are durable and highly functional, and the Stanley Classic vacuum bottle is no exception.

It comes in several different sizes including 1.1 quart, 1.4 quarts, 16 ounces and 25 ounces.

Made of 18/8 BPA free stainless steel, this thermos will keep hot liquids hot or cold for 24 hours and if you place iced drinks in it they will stay cold for up to 120 hours.

It is also leakproof and comes with a lifetime guarantee.

Thermos Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Carafe

thermos-vacuum-insulated-stainless-steel-carafeThe Thermos Insulated Stainless Steel Carafe comes in a variety of different sizes including 20 ounces, 32 ounces, 34 ounces and 51 ounces and is perfect for serving coffee or other hot beverages at meetings or even during dinners in your home.

This simple and elegant carafe is made of 18/8 stainless steel, and beverages will remain hot for up to 12 hours or cold for up to 24 hours.

This large mouth carafe makes pouring liquids into it easy, and the push button pour spout makes it easy for you to pour liquids from the carafe into any size cup.

Urbane 02 Insulated Water Bottle

urbane-02-insulated-water-bottleThe Urbane 02 Insulated water bottle comes in either white or black and holds 17 ounces of liquid.

It is made from 18/8 stainless steel, has a wide mouth and is designed to hold all kinds of hot and cold beverages.

It is leak resistant, BPA and Phthalate free and comes with a tea hook so you can make tea while on the go.

Thermos Stainless Steel King 16 Ounce Travel Mug with Handle

thermos-stainless-steel-king-16-ounce-travel-mug-with-handleThe Thermos Stainless Steel King 16 Ounce Travel Mug with handle comes in your choice of 4 great colors: midnight blue, cranberry, raspberry and matte black.

This durable 16 ounce travel thermos has a stainless steel exterior and a dial to drink leak proof lid.

Although it is recommended that you only hand wash it, it does stay cool to touch when it is filled with hot liquids.

Thermos Stainless King 24 Ounce Drink Bottle

thermos-stainless-king-24-ounce-drink-bottleThe Thermos Stainless King 24 ounce drink bottle gives you a choice between three great colors: midnight blue, cranberry and matte black.

It keeps hot liquids hot for up to 12 hours and cold liquids cold for up to 24 hours.

It also features a stainless steel exterior/interior and a locking leak proof cap.

The cap pops up to reveal the drinking lid inside and the pop up lid functions using a one hand push button.

If you need it for yourself or just looking for a functional and high quality gift to offer to somebody on your shopping list that can travel with them, then choosing the best thermos is sure to warm their hearts and their stomachs.