Tag Archive for coffee maker

Java on the Open Trail

The sun’s finally out, the weather’s getting warmer and it’s that time of year to trek up the mountain to enjoy good ol’ Mother Nature. But make sure you fill up that pack with all the essentials — map, water,…

Crew Review: Espro Press – 10 Cup

There is a camp, in which Gail squarely resides, that doesn’t dig the silt often found with coffee press preparations. Others of us love the roughage (!), but if you’re one with Gail, then you’re one with Espro’s very popular…

Taste Test: Aeropress vs. French Press

How does a classic compare to the specialty coffee community’s darling? We had a viewer ask this question, so we answered! Gail prepared her standard Aeropress brew and then whipped up a batch in a Bodum Shin Bistro French press.…

Crew Review: Bonavita Coffee Maker

When folks contact us about picking up a new drip coffee maker, one of their primary concerns tends to be, ‘Is it hot?’ Bonavita’s new coffee maker definitely is, with technology that ensures an even extraction in the ideal temperature…

Experimenting with Cold Brew Coffee

Do you really need a fancy, specially-designed gadget to brew up a batch of cold coffee? Or can you just use your trusty ol’ press pot? While we carry a couple of different cold brew options (from Hario and Sowden),…