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Chemex vs. French Press: Who Wins the Best Coffee Battle?

By | 2017-08-10T11:50:40+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Chemex, Equipment Reviews, French Press|

If you’ve been contemplating life beyond the drip coffee maker or don’t need to brew for a crowd, a French press and Chemex are both viable solutions. Both rely on simplicity to get the job done and are reasonably priced. While both begin with a medium/course grind, the extraction method is what sets the two [...]

The Best Coffee For Less: 9 of the Best Coffee Makers Under $100

By | 2017-08-01T09:59:38+00:00 February 25th, 2017|Equipment Reviews|

These days you don’t have to fork over a ton of beans to score a great coffee maker. For less than $100, you can find coffee makers that are highly customizable that brew to your temperature and flavor specifications. Many will brew as little as one cup or as many as 14. If you want to [...]

Fast and Affordable: The Best French Press Coffee Makers

By | 2017-11-11T21:55:18+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Equipment Reviews, French Press|

Looking for a simple, fast way to prepare the perfect cup of coffee? Step away from the Keurig and grab a French press. One of the simplest and most affordable ways of preparing a coffee-shop worthy cup, a French press consists of a carafe with a stainless steel coffee filter screen. For overall quality and [...]

Get Hip to Slow Coffee: Hario V60 Review

By | 2018-01-23T07:52:58+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Equipment Reviews|

The slow coffee movement has become hip and exciting in the past few years.  Leading the pack are single cup brewing systems such as the Hario V60.  These drip brewers epitomize the slow coffee movement: hand poured, single cup, artisan coffee brewing.  The problem is figuring out which brewer is the best one for your [...]