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Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee with the Hario V60

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Making single-serve coffee with the sleek and simple Hario V60 is a fun experience. Made in Japan of heat-proof glass, the ridges and cone shape allow for even extraction. Hario makes a variety of heat-proof glass coffee ware, but also makes laboratory glass and cookware.  Recipe and Brewing Instructions 25g of coffee ground just finer than regular drip grind 400g of water at 200 degrees F   Bring water to temperature & grind coffee Fold edge of paper filter, insert in cone, and pre-wet the paper filter Put coffee in the filter, and level with a quick shake Add 50 grams...

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Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee with Chemex

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Chemex is an artisanal, manual pour over method known for brewing an exceptionally clean and delicate cup. In this brew method, the filter sits flush against the glass walls of the server and slows down the brew time. Chemex paper filters are designed to prevent sediment and other “undesirable compounds” from entering the extracted coffee.  Chemex Fun Facts: Invented in 1941 and is manufactured by the Chemex Corporation in Massachusetts, which has been family owned and operated since 1980. Chemex is a flawless blend of design and function. A testament to this fact it's part of several permanent museum collections...

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The Iconic (and Stylish) Moka Pot

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The Moka Pot, first fabricated in Italy in 1933, is otherwise known as a caffetierra or a macchinetta --- “small machine” in Italian. Nearly a century later, what was one of the first home brewing methods has become an iconic symbol of Italian style worldwide.

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Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee with AeroPress: Three Recipes to Try

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  Industry experts often disagree on the best way to make coffee using the AeroPress. We consulted three of our in-house coffee experts to get their take on this dilemma. We invite you to experiment with different beans and recipes to find the combination that achieves your ideal flavor profile.     Antonio Madeddu - Caffè Umbria Trainer Portland Highlights the flavors of the coffee with a velvety body 1. Heat filtered water to just off boiling, about 202 F2. Measure 16 grams of coffee ground medium fine, to the consistency of table salt.3. Place paper filter in the AeroPress and pre-wet by...

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