Coffee Brewer

The Palmpress puts hand-brewed coffee in the palm of your hand

They’re any number of ways to make a fresh cup of coffee these days. If you’re like me, an old-fashioned drip coffee maker does the trick. But I’ve often heard that the best way to make a cup of coffee is to use a press. The Palmpress single-serve coffee press is a portable take on …

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Keurig’s new K-Café™ is a single-serve coffee, latte, and cappuccino maker

NEWS – A few years ago, I reviewed the Keurig 2.0 Model K550 coffee brewer.  That was soon after the Keurig company was purchased by the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters company and when the patent on the K-Cup coffee pod expired.  Because a coffee company had no interest in allowing other coffee companies to make …

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CISNO Electric Portable Espresso Machine review

REVIEW – I have spent most of my life growing up and living in the greater Seattle area and am without a doubt a coffee snob/connoisseur. I detest Starbucks and will go miles out of my way to find espresso that isn’t burnt and bitter. On my travels finding good/tolerable coffee on the fly is …

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With the Bruw you can use mason jars to make delicious cold brew coffee at home

I recently discovered the joy that is cold brew coffee. I like it because it’s more flavorful then iced coffee and being someone with stomach issues I love that it’s less acidic than a regular cup of Joe. The problem is it’s also more expensive to buy at your local coffee shop. And buying a …

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Forget taking 12+ hours to cold brew coffee with Cuisinart

Most of the cold brewers for coffee that I’ve seen lately take 12-24 hours to brew a pot.  With the Cuisinart DCB-10 cold coffee brewer, you can brew a pot in as little as 25 minutes.  Like other cold brewers where the coffee sits in the water and slowly extracts, the Cuisinart machine starts with …

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Have Alexa tell your GE refrigerator to brew you a cup of coffee

The GE Café™ Series 27.8 ft³ French-door refrigerator has lots of the bells and whistles you’d expect a well-equipped fridge to have, but those aren’t the options we’re interested in.  In addition to the ice and water dispenser on the door, this GE fridge has a Keurig K-Cup brewer that uses the dispenser to brew a …

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Come up to the lab for some cold-brewed coffee

I have a B.S. in chemistry, so you can imagine I have a fondness for laboratory glassware.  That’s why the Ovalware RJ3 Airtight Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker caught my eye.  But you don’t need a degree in chemistry to make coffee in this maker.  You simply add ground coffee and cold water and come back …

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The DRIPO Cold Brew Portable Barista Iced Coffee Maker may just make the perfect cup of iced coffee

Some of the readers that have been following my news stories already know that I am a coffee drinker, and that I must have 2 cups of French Vanilla flavored coffee first thing each morning when I get to work. This is the same for many of my co-workers, and can be the core of …

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The Cuisinart DCC-3000 Coffee-on-Demand 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker gets your day off to a great start

If you are anything like me, your work day has to start with a cup or two of coffee. I particularly like the French Vanilla flavor, and everyone in the office knows when I get to work in the mornings, because of the great aroma of that Folgers French Vanilla ground coffee. They have become …

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Give Mom the gift of Gold Cup Standard-brewed coffee for Mother’s Day

Not just every coffee maker can boast being certified by the SCA and ECBC for coffee brewing standards, but all MoccaMaster brewers from Technivorm can.  These coffee brewers have been handmade and individually tested in the Netherlands since 1968.  The Moccamaster 59162 KBG has a “unique, copper boiling element that rapidly heats water to control brewing …

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Brew coffee at room temperature with the Asobu portable coffee brewer

You can make fresh, cold coffee without a fancy machine with the Asobu Cold Brew Coffee Maker.  You just add some coffee grounds and 24 ounces of water into the plastic brewer and let it sit at room temperature for 12-24 hours.  When the steeping is complete, press a button to transfer the coffee into …

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DripJoy coffee service and JoyBarista coffee maker review

Like many households, mornings at the Chapman residence usually start with a trip to the coffee maker. I love my coffee hot, but I always put milk in mine, which cools the coffee to barely tolerable levels. DripJoy has a single serve coffee maker called the JoyBarista and a subscription coffee service with multiple types …

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BeanPlus Cold Drip Coffee Brewer review

I like my hot coffee. OK, I have to HAVE TO have it in the morning. However, recently my buddy Brian suggested I try cold drip coffee. He’d rigged up some brewing method with some type of brewer designed for camping, but he swore it worked well for creating cold-drip brews. So when Julie provided …

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Enjoy a fresh cup of coffee when you’re in the great outdoors

If you camp or work outdoors, you may find yourself without a cup of coffee when you really want one.  With this compact kit, you’ll be able to have coffee whenever you have a fire or a camp stove to heat some water.  The Stanley Mountain Vacuum Coffee System packs up to look like a …

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Keurig admits defeat and announces they will reintroduce a My K-Cup reusable coffee pod for their 2.0 brewers

Many of the commenters on my Keurig 2.0 Model K550 Coffee Brewing System review, and those at Amazon and other online retailers, said they were through with Keurig machines if they were restricted to using only official Keurig coffee pods.  Reasons varied from the higher prices charged for the Keurig-branded pods, to  concern for the amount …

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