Brew Guides

Brew Guide: Cafetiere

Brew Guide: Cafetiere

The Cafetière, also known as the French press, is one of the most popular ways to brew coffee at home. It is small, portable, and has a filter incorporated into its design, which means there’s no single-use paper filters involved nor cloth filters. Cheap, no waste, and produces great coffee. Truly a blessing for coffee lovers. The impressive thing is that even among all the innovation in the world of coffee, the popularity of this humble coffee maker has not gone down the slightest bit. So let’s find out how to use a cafetière. How Does The Cafetiere Work? The Cafetière consists of...

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Brew Guide: V60 Pour Over

Brew Guide: V60 Pour Over

If you are looking for a simple and inexpensive method of brewing coffee that produces excellent results, it’s hard to look past the V60 pour over. It’s the method I use most days, taking just a few minutes and offering a really clean sediment free cup of coffee. The V60s are available in plastic, metal, and ceramic material. I personally prefer the plastic ones. They are cheap, retain the heat very well, and don’t smash to pieces if you drop them on the floor. You’ll also find a variety of filters available, I tend to opt for the unbleached natural...

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Brew Guide: Iced Coffee

Brew Guide: Iced Coffee

It is a hot summer morning and you’re about to go get your daily dose of Big Dick’s. But suddenly, you realize: your air conditioner is broken, and it will be another few hours until they can get it fixed. You can either resign and have a hot coffee while you sweat profusely -probably directly into your coffee mug, too- or you can make yourself a refreshing iced coffee. Iced coffee has gotten very popular in the last five years or so. Though the image of coffee is that of a hot, steamy beverage, there’s no reason why iced coffee...

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