Grande Tasse Glass Tea Mug
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Grande Tasse Glass Tea Mug

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Sometimes you need a larger cup of tea . . . and this tea cup is there for you. It holds 14oz (415mL) of tea and does it beautifully with double-walled construction and an elegant handle. Made of Borosilicate glass that is stronger and more heat resistant than conventional glassware. The clear glass design allows light to pass into the cup and illuminate the tea inside. It makes a wonderful way to enjoy a little more tea each time. Top rack dishwasher safe. Exclusive to Teavana
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3.8

(based on 21 reviews)

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    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

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  • 2 Stars

     

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    (4)

68%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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  • Anytime (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Tea enthusiast (9), Health conscious (3)

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5.0

Don't understand why others complain of breaking

By Suzannah

from Washington, DC

I love these mugs. I have two and I use them every day for my morning cup of coffee and then glasses of tea throughout the day. I put them in the dishwasher and have scrubbed them by hand in the sink. No chips and no problems. The glass is thin, like other glasses having the double-wall for the insulative air between to keep the liquid warm (or cold) longer. However, I've found these to be more sturdy than several other expensive double-wall glasses of the same material. Further, these are well-sealed not like the other ones where water seeped in between the double-walls.

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1.0

Don't buy this.

By PharmD2016

from Tucson,AZ

About Me High-End Shopper, Tea Enthusiast

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Anytime

      My boyfriend bought me two of these mugs as part of my Christmas gift. He told me to never microwave these cups or wash them in the dishwasher. That was fine with me. I'm use to high end products and being meticulous with them. When I first started using them, I was very happy. It kept my tea warm for a longer period than standard mugs. It was especially eye-ctching when I used the mugs with blooming teas. However, to my dismay, the quality of the mugs are extremely poor. You'll notice the subpar quality the moment you pick them up as they are as light as plastic. Within 1 month of receiving these mugs, both have broken. One had chipped on the bottom of the cup and the other on the top corner. The chip on the bottom was tiny and unnoticeable until I tried putting my drink in it. Then I noticed the drink was slipping in-between the two panels of cheap glass. Had I not paid more heed, I would've accidentally drank the small pieces of glass that were still at the bottom of the mug.

      I've diligently taken care of these mugs but there's nothing you can do about bad quality. I'm thoroughly disappointed.

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      3.0

      Broke, too bad!

      By supapam

      from mid-atlantic

      About Me Occasional Tea Drinker

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        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Anytime

          I loved this mug at first, but it broke after about 6-7 months of use. I was so sad because I liked to see the beverage inside. I would recommend treating this with a greater level of care, hand-washing, keeping it away from children/teens, etc.

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          5.0

          Fine mug, made of glass

          By Jay

          from Seattle

          About Me Tea Enthusiast

          Pros

          • Crystal Clear
          • Insulated
          • Large
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              I'm a little dismayed to read the several reviews where the main complaint is that this mug broke after falling onto a hard surface. Yes, this mug is made of borosilicate glass, which is stronger than regular glass of the same thickness, but it is still glass. The big benefit of this kind of glass is that it can be made into vessels (like this one) with very thin walls that are lightweight. The other major benefit is about durability with regard to heat changes--a very important factor in a mug used for hot beverages.

              I have not had to be particularly ginger with this mug compared to other items made of glass. It is no doubt less able to withstand drops and shocks than heavy glass tumblers or other thick glassware, but treated with moderate care it hold up fine. I like to be able to see the beautiful color of my tea and other drinks, and the small measure of insulation this mug provides is nice. It also has a graceful shape that feels good in the hand.

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              5.0

              The perfect tea cup that stays cool

              By Lori

              from Central Florida

              About Me Tea Enthusiast

              Pros

              • Stays cool to the touch

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Anytime

                I love how elegant this cup is and how good it feels in your hand. The outside stays perfectly cool making it easy to hold and the handle is big enough to slip my hand in while grasping around the cup. Cannot say if it keeps my tea hot longer - the tea is so good, I drink it long before it has a chance to get cool! It is thin and light weight which is what I assume other reviewers are describing as "fragile" but so far, I haven't had any issues.

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                4.0

                Enjoying this but seems fragile

                By supapam

                from midatlantic

                About Me Occasional Tea Drinker

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                      I think this is a lovely mug and works for all types of beverages, not just tea. I have always hand-washed it personally after use to ensure that it is handled gently. However after a few weeks, it has a little pucker at the bottom, like it was melting in one spot. That's a bummer. So instead of being clear all over, the bottom now has one spot that is sunken in. I guess that is from pouring hot water in the mug. But tea is supposed to be hot! Too bad this mug is so prone to problems.

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                      4.0

                      Great Mug For Work

                      By Nick the Engineer

                      from Ohio

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Large
                      • Well insulating

                      Cons

                      • Very fragile

                      Best Uses

                        As others have mentioned, the cup is fragile. I took this into account when I purchased it, and I'm easy on it during the day. I can carry it around the office with the handle, but when I set it down I make sure I'm easy on it. It's second nature at this point, so it's not too much of a hassle.

                        I also wash mine daily by hand which only takes about a minute. Overall, very satisfied with this mug. I will keep an eye on its integrity as some reviewers have noted how it breaks into splinters.

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                        1.0

                        So Sad :(

                        By DJ the Tea Lover

                        from Fort Worth, Texas

                        About Me Tea Enthusiast

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                        Pros

                        • Comfortable Fit
                        • Keeps tea hot longer

                        Cons

                        • Much Too Fragile

                        Best Uses

                          I really loved this cup, I really did. It kept the tea warm for so long and was so comfortable to hold.

                          At first I scoffed (I now apologize to you all) at those that complained about how easily this cup broke. Well, I dropped mine (luckily it was empty at the time), it fell less than a foot onto my mattress and shattered into so many shards, not big pieces mind you, but little bitty shards!

                          I would really watch out if you have small children in the house.

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                          5.0

                          Love this mug

                          By Kathy the tea addict

                          from MN

                          About Me Health Nut, Tea Enthusiast

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                                Love the Grande mugs. I purchased 4 for myself and 2 as gifts for my son and his family. I love that I can see through the mug. The tea just tastes better when you can see the deep rich color. I do not put them in the dishwasher or microwave oven. I haven't had any breakage yet and I have had 2 of them for a few years now and use them daily.

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                                5.0

                                I love the cup.

                                By Charlie

                                from Overland Park, KS.

                                About Me Just Love Tea

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Anytime
                                    • Dessert Tea
                                    • Evening
                                    • Morning

                                    My son gave me this cup when I last visited him. He had two. I use it every morning at breakfast. My wife said she wanted one so I looked up for a store here and purched 2 more cups. They were a bit to high in price, but everything good cost more. She also loves her new cup, and I always wash the cups by hand thats the best way I think.

                                    • Tea Body:
                                    • Full
                                    • Tea Flavor:
                                    • Tea Bag

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