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3 Race Morning Coffee Solutions

When hotel coffee won’t cut it, these solutions make it simple to brew a high-quality cup in your room.

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If you’re like us, coffee is an integral part of your daily life and definitely your race morning. When hotel coffee won’t cut it, these solutions make it simple to brew a high-quality cup in your room.

1. Aerobie AeroPressCoffee Maker

$35, Amazon.com

For a single serving of coffee on the go, the AeroPress is tough to beat. You simply brew hot water, pour it in the chamber, plunge it through a filter and you have a rich cup of coffee or an espresso with an easy cleanup. The whole operation is compact and can fit in a small, zippered pouch.

2. Blue Bottle Coffee Weekender

$179, Bluebottlecoffee.com

This compact kit has all the essentials plus a few luxury items for traveling coffee snobs. Within the leather-trimmed Timbuk2 bag, you get a dripper, two tumblers, filters, Blue Bottle coffee beans, a mini hand grinder and two tumblers with felt holders.

3. Chameleon Cold Brew Concentrate

$11, Chameleoncoldbrew.com

For iced coffee fans, you can stretch your coffee supply over a few days with the concentrate from Chameleon. It’s brewed for more than 16 hours, and the recyclable glass bottle contains eight servings. Combine it with water or milk to customize the intensity and flavor. The cold brew concentrate is available in mocha, vanilla, caramel and plain black coffee.

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