Mr. Coffee Flintshire Tea Kettle

Last updated date: August 28, 2019

DWYM Score
8.4


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Overall Take

In our analysis of 60 expert reviews, the Mr. Coffee Mr. Coffee Flintshire Tea Kettle placed 8th when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note October 1, 2019:
Checkout The Best Tea Kettle for a detailed review of all the top tea kettles.

Expert Summarized Score
9.0
9 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
7.3
1,700 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Attractive finish and large capacity. Safe for dishwasher and all cook tops
- BestReviews
Another highlight is the bakelite handle, which offers a comfortable grip and is designed to stay cool even the kettle is hot.
- Heavy
December 30, 2018 | Full review
It has a gorgeous bush satin finish and the Bakelite handle is heat proof and it is also long lasting and durable.
- Best 10 Choices
June 3, 2017 | Full review
This heavy duty kettle also comes with a sturdy handle along with a spout cover that can be flipped up for easy pouring.
- Noble Rate
Can it be used on a stove top but is also whistles when the water is boiled – so you don’t ever forget that you have a kettle on fire.
- Ebest Picks
With solid stainless-steel construction, it delivers great performance as well as durability. For easy pouring, it has flip up spout cover and a stay cool trigger for added safety and security.
- Kitchen Picker
January 29, 2019 | Full review
It features a whistling spout when it’s all ready to serve, with a flip up spout for heat retention and spill prevention.
- Best Reviews Now
June 27, 2017 | Full review
One of the reasons why we love this product is for silent heating functionality. You can have the spout stay open, so it heats the water without whistling when the water is boiled.
- Kitchen Cookware Reviews
It’s solidly built, sturdy and affordable which means that, as long as you don’t go around banging it against every surface, you’ll have a durable and long lasting investment in your hands.
- Cook Novel
What experts didn't like
Occasional complaint about leakage (from the bottom ) and interior rust
- BestReviews
Material feels flimsy
- Heavy
December 30, 2018 | Full review
Though not oven safe it can be used in gas and electric stovetops
- Best 10 Choices
June 3, 2017 | Full review
The kettle’s handle cannot be held without a kitchen mitt when water is boiled
- Ebest Picks
The base is thin
- Kitchen Picker
January 29, 2019 | Full review
it is not dishwasher friendly and you will have to hand wash it
- Best Reviews Now
June 27, 2017 | Full review
Doesn’t work on induction cooktops.
- Kitchen Cookware Reviews
Because of the positioning of the handle it does tend to get rather hot so you should be careful when pouring hot liquids.
- Cook Novel

From The Manufacturer

Gibson is a third generation company, initiated by our Grandfather. Then our Father Nejat Gabbay, established Gibson overseas in the United States. Through his keen vision our foundation has been built on solid and genuine business principles. Gibson's goal is to be of service to you. We welcome you to explore the products we have to offer and look forward to being granted this opportunity by you. Gibson products are designed and developed in California with a commitment to style and value That's made us a necessary resource for retailers worldwide. Our time tested relationships and decades of expertise in Asia's manufacturing sector s results No other company can provide.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Willow & Everett Tea Kettle
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 10
2. T-fal Whistling Coffee and Tea Kettle
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 9
AmazonBasics Electric Tea Kettle
3. AmazonBasics Stainless Steel Electric Hot Water Kettle
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 5
4. OXO BREW Classic Tea Kettle
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 8
5. Pykal Whistling Tea Kettle
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 2
6. KitchenAid 2.0-Quart Tea Kettle
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 1
7. Hiware Glass Teapot, 1,000ml
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 5
8. Mr. Coffee Flintshire Tea Kettle
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 9
9. Circulon 1.5-Quart Sunrise Tea Kettle
Overall Score: 7.5
Expert Reviews: 2

An Overview On Tea Kettles

Sitting down with a hot cup of tea is a simple, healthy way to add some relaxation to your life. Whether you’re switching from jittery morning coffee to soothing AM herbals, or if you’re constantly adding to an overflowing tea collection, you need a great tea kettle to bring out the tea’s flavors and healing properties. 

There are two main categories of tea kettles: stovetop and electric. Stovetop kettles are the classic appliances that heat up water on your stove’s burner, then whistle when it’s boiling. You can heat water up to a rolling boil in stovetop kettles, which is actually hotter than a standard boil. A good stovetop kettle is made from quality materials, like stainless steel, and it emits a loud, clear whistle. The best stovetop kettles also have heat-resistant handles and hold enough water for several cups of tea. 

Electric kettles boil water on your counter. When you plug it in and turn it on, an electric current runs through a built-in heating coil. The heat brings your water to a boiling point. Many electric kettles have an auto-shutoff feature that kicks in when your water boils. A good electric kettle is made from rust-resistant materials, and it will have a high wattage for faster boiling.

There are also some kettles that combine a classic teapot design with the convenience of stovetop boiling. They’re usually made from heat-resistant glass that’s sturdy enough to use on your stovetop or in your microwave. You can add your own tea leaves with a built-in infuser, so it’s perfect for creating your own blend. 

Choosing the best tea kettle doesn’t have to take a lot of time and effort. We’ve done the research for you, so check out our picks (and our Tips & Advice) before you buy.

DYWM Fun Fact

Americans don’t usually add milk to their tea, but it’s a must for many tea drinkers in European countries. However, adding milk didn’t start because the British loved dairy — it had a lot to do with your financial state.

Low-quality, inexpensive teacups would crack if you poured hot tea directly into them. If your host added milk to your cup before pouring the tea, it offset the tea’s temperature and prevented their budget cups from cracking. Adding a splash of milk after you finished pouring the tea was a signal that you were a bit better off. You could afford teacups that would withstand the tea’s temperature.

Now that we have teacups made from stronger materials, this social dance around the milk in your tea is unnecessary. Pouring milk in first can make dark, overpowering teas taste much better, bringing out flavors that you wouldn’t notice otherwise.

The Tea Kettle Buying Guide

  • First, you’ll have to decide if you want a stovetop kettle or an electric kettle. Stovetop kettles can be lovely, classic additions to your kitchen decor. Electric kettles are great for quicker boiling, and their added safety features are nice if you have young children in your home. 
  • Check out how much water your kettle can hold before you buy. Larger stovetop kettles can hold around 3 quarts of water, while most electric kettles hold between 1 and 1.5 quarts. If the kettle uses a built-in tea infuser, it might not be able to hold as much water. 
  • Heavier stovetop kettles made from stainless steel or glass will outlast kettles made from lighter materials. Glass electric kettles have a longer lifespan than plastic kettles.
  • Looking for an eco-friendly way to enjoy your daily mug of tea? Try buying a stovetop kettle with a built-in tea leaf infuser. You’ll use less paper and plastic when you buy your own leaves. You can even reuse them for extra cups of tea.
  • If you’re using a tea kettle with plastic components, make sure everything is BPA free before you buy. 
  • Take a close look at the cleaning instructions for your tea kettle. You’ll need to hand wash most electric kettles, but there are many dishwasher-safe stovetop kettles. Handwashing any infusers or accessories will help them last longer.
  • You can remove tea stains or hard water buildup with a little bit of white vinegar. For stovetop kettles, boil equal parts water and white vinegar. Turn off the kettle and let it sit for a few hours, then rinse and repeat until your kettle is sparkling. For electric kettles, mix a solution of water and white vinegar and fill your kettle halfway or three-quarters full. Let the kettle come to a boil, then turn it off and let it sit on your countertop for about 20 minutes. Pour out the solution and enjoy your freshly-cleaned kettle.