Tag Archive for Coffee Makers

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: Technivorm CDGT

With its classy cylindrical lines now complemented with an industrial, corrugated metal look and a mid-brew interrupt feature, Technivorm’s new CDGT still offers some of the best drip coffee we’ve ever had the pleasure to sip. Watch as Gail runs…

Crew Review: Turkish Coffee Equipment

Rade takes it to the streets and shows Gail how it’s done! Finally. In this video, he tries out a few different Turkish coffee-related apparatus to help us determine what to bring in. Watch as he demonstrates the hand grinder…

Crew Review: Hario Clear Water Dripper

If patience is a virtue you’ve already acquired, Hario’s beautiful Clear Water Dripper might produce the cold cup of coffee to reward you. Watch as Gail takes this gear-fit-for-a-laboratory out for a test drive. As you can see, we didn’t…

The Lowdown on Distilled Water

A common inquiry we receive is in regard to the type of water customers should use in their coffee making equipment. Some folks think that distilled water will be their best bet, as they won’t have to worry about scale…

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),…