CAFÉ BREW COLLECTION Stove Top Tea Pot Kettle, 3-Quart

Last updated date: June 30, 2020

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CAFÉ BREW COLLECTION Stove Top Tea Pot Kettle, 3-Quart

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We looked at the top Tea Pot Kettles and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Tea Pot Kettle you should buy.

Update as September 13, 2021:
Checkout The Best Tea Pot Kettle for a detailed review of all the top tea pot kettles.

Overall Take

In our analysis of 79 expert reviews, the CAFÉ BREW COLLECTION Stove Top Tea Pot Kettle, 3-Quart placed 14th when we looked at the top 20 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Stovetop Whistling Kettle has been a fabulous addition to the Cafe Brew Collection! Its unique glass construction clearly sets this Kettle apart from the run-of-the-mill metal kettles that have flooded the market for years. The best feature is the fact that you can actually see the water boiling through the glass! Not to mention you can also see when the Kettle is dirty on the inside and needs to be cleaned - no longer do you have to wonder what's been accumulating inside like with your old metal kettles. And yes, the Lid does whistle so you can hear when the water has come to a boil. This 12 cup Kettle is constructed of the highest quality, heat resistant Schott DURAN borosilicate glass from Germany. The components are lead-free, BPA-free and dishwasher safe for easy clean up! GREAT FOR BOILING ON GAS & ELECTRIC STOVE TOPS Our Kettle is perfect for boiling water on gas, electric and glass stove tops. A steel heat diffusing Trivet is included with every Kettle and should be used on electric range coils between the coils and glass, see product instructions for further details. FUNCTIONAL YET STYLISH Whether boiling water for tea, pour over coffee, hot cocoa or even instant soup, this Kettle is the ideal solution. And the unique glass design even looks great simply sitting on your counter! Product Safeguards When used properly, and as instructed, your Café Brew product will serve you well in your kitchen endeavors. However, misuse of the Kettle (“product”) can cause the glass to break or plastic components to melt and result in personal injury from cuts, scalding or hot/melted plastic. Partial instructions are offered below, however please refer to the manufacturer's website for complete instructions. Product is strictly intended for boiling water as instructed. All other uses are strictly prohibited. For adult use only; close supervision is necessary when used near children. Never leave the product unattended while in use. Use product on interior household stove top ranges only. Not for commercial use or induction stove tops. Do not use product on or in the following devices: oven appliance, microwave oven, fire pit, barbeque grill or fireplace grill. Do not subject product to impact as it may weaken glass and cause it to break unexpectedly during use. The Trivet included with your Kettle must always be placed on exposed Electric Range coils between the coils and Kettle glass; Trivet is not necessary for use on Gas or Glass Ranges. Maximum capacity is 48 fluid ounces. Do not overfill product with water which can cause boil over. Do not heat or boil product if water level is below the “MIN.” line marking on glass. Immediately remove product from heat source once water has reached a boil. Do not boil product dry or heat when empty, as this can damage the glass or cause the plastic components to melt. Discontinue use of product if boiled dry or heated empty. When inserting Lid into glass, align Lid handle over Kettle handle. Handle may become hot during use. Use of oven mitts is recommended. Failure to comply with these instructions may 1) result in damage to the glass that isn't clearly visible, resulting in breakage during use and 2) cause the plastic components to melt. If during heating/use you disregarded these instructions, or suspect the glass is damaged or plastic components may have melted 1) Do not touch or move product 2) immediately turn off heat source 3) instruct any persons who may come into contact with product not to touch or move product 4) allow product to cool for two hours 5) after two hours, using an oven mitt, carefully remove product and discard. General Product Use, Cleaning & Care GENERAL PRODUCT USE (in accordance with Safeguards) FOR GAS RANGES: use on medium size burner (max. 3.5" dia. burner cap) on medium heat setting; consult your range instructions for heat settings. Do not allow flame to extend beyond the bottom surface of the glass. Reduce from medium to low heat setting if flame extends beyond bottom surface of the glass. FOR ELECTRIC RANGES: use on small size burner (max. 5.6" dia.) on medium heat setting; consult your range instructions for heat settings. Do not place product on burner that is larger than the width of the glass. 1. Place Trivet on Electric Range coils as applicable (not needed for gas or glass stove tops). 2. Add water to the Kettle, noting required minimum and maximum water levels. 3. Snap Lid securely into place and align Lid handle over top of Kettle handle. 4. Place Kettle on stove top to boil. Once water has boiled, immediately remove Kettle from heat source. 5. Carefully remove Lid before pouring. CLEANING & PRODUCT CARE Do not use abrasive pads, brushes, cleaners or any metal products on or inside of glass Kettle. Do not scrub any scale buildup as it may scratch the glass and result in breakage. Use a liquid descaler as directed by descaler product, but do not scrub the glass. Use only sponge, plastic or nylon wash pads with soapy water when washing by hand. Dishwasher top rack safe. Avoid Kettle contact with other items in dishwasher. CAFE BREW COLLECTION PRODUCTS Stovetop & Table Top Items Love to brew coffee - why not try our 8 cup Stovetop Percolator or 8 cup/40oz Pour Over Coffee Maker? Enjoy robust and flavorful coffee the way you like it! Our products deliver the perfect cup of coffee, to your taste, every time! Stovetop Coffee Percolator Our 8 cup Percolator is perfect for brewing a great cup of coffee. Simply place coffee in the basket, add water and place on the stove to brew! Safe for use on gas, glass and electric stove tops. Univeral Replacement Coffee Carafes Offering a complete line of universal replacement coffee carafes (coffee pots) that fit hundreds of different auto drip coffee maker brands including Cuisinart, Mr. Coffee, Hamilton Beach, Black & Decker and more! Carafe sizes range from 4/5 cup, 10 cup and 12 cup. Replacment Carafe Broke your coffee pot? No worries! Featuring our most popular 12 cup replacement coffee carafe, model GL312, which fits over 220 different coffeemaker brands including Cuisinart, Hamilton Beach, Mr. Coffee, Black & Decker and more!

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

4 expert reviews

User Summarized Score

914 user reviews

What experts liked

Futuristic design. Ever cool handle and lid. Dishwasher safe. Drip-free spout. BPA free. Whistle feature.
- Chef's Resource
It has a 12 cup capacity, a heat-tolerant handle and a drip-free spout. It is a traditional whistling kettle that also comes with a metal heat diffusing trivet that you must use if you have electric range coils. It is free from BPA and dishwasher safe.
- Food Shark Marfa
This is the cheapest glass kettle bottle in the market. It can make up to 12 cups of tea. Made of strong, heat-resistant glass.
- Waffle Maker Bay
This tea kettle is dishwasher safe, so it is easy to take care of. The glass construction is of high quality and durable, ensuring it will last a long time. It has a good capacity that will keep you fueled with tea all morning long.
- Best of Machinery

What experts didn't like

Takes quite a long time to heat water. It is glass; requires careful handling.
- Chef's Resource
It needs to heat on a low burner to prevent any damage to the plastic top. As a glass kettle, it is much easier to crack or break than a steel model. It has a quieter whistle. May need to use supplied trivet depending on the type of stove.
- Food Shark Marfa
The whistle of this glass kettle is a little bit weak. People with thin, long fingers will struggle to get their hands around the black handle.
- Waffle Maker Bay

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An Overview On Tea Pot Kettles

Only water beats out tea as the most widely consumed beverage in the world. In fact, the United States alone saw tea sales of over $12 billion in 2018. If you find yourself among these numbers, you’ll want to invest in a quality stovetop teapot kettle.

Determine whether you’d like a kettle made of stainless steel, which doesn’t rust or stain, or one constructed from heat-resistant borosilicate glass. Glass models allow you to actually see the tea as it brews.

Decide whether you’d like a model that also has an infuser for use with loose and blooming teas. There are tea kettles that have built-in infusers, as well as pots that have removable infusers. You’ll even find units with an infuser basket that can be placed directly in your teacup.

Check the tea kettle’s handle. You want to make sure it has an ergonomic design that is comfortable to hold. It may come with a silicone coating to keep your hand from slipping. If the teapot has a covering over the spout, you’ll want a handle with a simple touch-button, so that you can open the spout with one hand while holding your teacup in the other.

Consider stovetop teapot kettles that come with a few extras. For example, you may find a model that includes a loose tea sampler and four serving mugs. This set is especially a great choice if you are in need of a housewarming, holiday or birthday gift.

The Tea Pot Kettle Buying Guide

  • Most stovetop teapot kettles are not suitable for use with an induction stove or cooktop.
  • Be careful of teapots that sputter water before you open the spout. The water will be hot enough to scald your skin.
  • There are models that are both microwave- and refrigerator-safe if that is a feature that interests you.
  • Check the stovetop teapot kettle’s cleaning instructions. Some must be washed by hand using dish soap and warm water, while others are listed as okay to place on the top shelf of a dishwasher.
  • If you use loose teas, make sure you store them in a sealed container in a cool dry location. Otherwise, they will absorb the moisture from the air.
  • Construction materials play the biggest role in the price of stovetop teapot kettles. You’ll find glass kettles cost less than stainless steel models. For example, the AMFOCUS Stainless Steel Tea Pot Kettle costs slightly more than the Hiware Glass Teapot with Infuser, 1-Quart due to the fact that it’s made from stainless steel. When comparing the glass kettles, you’ll need to consider whether the kettle is being sold with or without accessories, as a model that comes with four glass mugs and a loose-tea sampler will cost more than a model with just a teapot.