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Welcome to Kelly Kettle

Comparing the Original Kelly Kettle to copies such as the Ghille/Storm Kettle

The Kelly Kettle was invented in Ireland back in 1891 by Patrick Kelly, great-grandfather of the current directors of the company.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our products and our customer service. After all, it has our name on it! As a 4th generation business, you can have confidence that Kelly Kettle will back up our warranty with action.
The Ghillie Kettle & Storm Kettle are copies of the Kelly Kettle. They say that imitation is the greatest form of flattery!!
Kelly Kettle® - Copied but never equalled.

Aluminium or Stainless Steel

Kelly Kettles are available in either Aluminium or Stainless Steel. Stainless Steel is by far the most popular material with customers.
The Ghillie Kettle and the Storm Kettle are available in Aluminium.

Kelly Kettle accessories are all made from Food Grade 304 Stainless Steel (Camping Cups / Camp Plates / Cook Sets / Pot-Support / Hobo camp Stove)
Ghillie / Storm Kettle accessories are made from Aluminium. (Cook set / Pot Support / Hobo Stove). Again, these accessories are uncannily like the items Kelly Kettle designed and created!
Kelly Kettle® - Copied but never equalled.

Kettle Accessories

Kelly Kettles come with upgraded stainless steel Fire-bases as standard. Stainless Steel has a melting point almost twice that of Aluminium so is much more tolerant of higher temperatures than Aluminium. Because of this, Kelly Kettle company provide upgraded stainless steel fire-bases on all our kettles.
Copies of our kettles only come with aluminium bases which soften, warp, buckle and burn through very quickly.
Kelly Kettle® - Copied but never equalled.

Stainless Steel fire bases of the Kelly Kettle are suitable to be used as wood-fired Cook stoves. The steel Kelly 'Hobo Stove' cooking accessory turns the steel fire base of the Kelly Kettle into a self-contained and highly efficient wood fuelled camp stove. If used on an aluminium fire-base, the base would burn through very quickly and need to be replaced.

Traditionally, the Kelly Kettle was supplied with a cork. In recent years, we replaced the cork with a hot-orange silicone bung/stopper. The idea of a whistling kettle comes from domestic stove top kettles which whistle when they come to the boil.
Kelly Kettle have a cool new whistle launching April. Please see video below. The whistle will be embedded in a green (for go!) rubber stopper to differentiate it from the existing orange stopper. The new whistle fits all our new kettles and easily retro fits onto any of our older kettles. The rubber ensures that the whistle will not get stuck as can happen with some metal whistles due to expansion from heating/cooling.
Some people like the idea of a safety whistle as it sounds off when the kettle boils. However, we should stress that the Kelly Kettle boils very fast, so there is not much waiting around and no fire in the wild should ever be left unattended.  Additionally, please consider your neighbours before using any whistle ... they may be trying to sleep!
Ghillie Kettle has a metal whistle. Storm Kettle has no whistle.

Kelly Kettle products come in full Colour Packaging with Instruction leaflets, product booklet & Warranty Cards, making them perfect for a gift.
Ghillie Kettles and Storm Kettles come in plain brown packaging.

Proud of our heritage and tradition, the Kelly Kettle Company will continue to develop new products based on valued customer feedback.  After all, we wouldnt be here without you!  :-) 

Kelly Kettle® & Volcano Kettle® are Registered Trademarks of the Kelly Kettle Company, Ireland.

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