Coffee Brewer

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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Brew fresh coffee anywhere with the Cafflano Klassic

This may look like a travel mug, but it’s a full coffee brewing station.  Unscrew the lid, and you’ll find a coffee grinder and a filter basket inside.  Put 20g of coffee beans in the grinder, crank the handle to grind the beans directly into the permanent filter basket, then slowly pour hot water through …

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The single-cup coffeemaker that grinds your own beans before brewing coffee

Most single-cup coffeemakers require you to use pre-made pods with coffee inside.  If you fill your own reusable pods, you can use your own freshly ground beans, but you have no idea how long ago the stuff in those pre-made pods was ground.  To insure you have the freshest, tastiest cup of coffee without having …

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Perfect Pod Eco-Fill 2.0 Deluxe and Eco-Carafe for Keurig 2.0 reusable coffee capsules review

When I reviewed the Keurig 2.0 K550 Coffee Brewing System last November, the only complaint I had was that you can’t use your own coffee in a reusable capsule nor can you use store-brand pods.  Green Mountain Roasters, Keurig’s parent company, had put some sort of “DRM” restrictions in their new 2.0 machines so they …

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Gift ideas for coffee and tea drinkers

Today is Black Friday, the official beginning of the holiday shopping season.  Coming up with gift ideas for everyone can be difficult, but here are a couple of ideas for the coffee and tea lovers. The Aerobie AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker has everything that the coffee lover needs to make a perfect cup of …

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