Coffee Brewer

AeroPress Coffee Maker review

REVIEW – I’m a daily coffee drinker, but I suppose not as sophisticated a connoisseur as some coffee aficionados.  Because the free coffee at my work is an abysmally-flavored near-poison, I’d been considering the purchase of a French press with the intention of brewing my own coffee there.  A few colleagues had mentioned a type …

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The Pakt Coffee Kit is a brewing system for the road

NEWS – Making coffee when staying in hotel rooms is easy. Making good coffee is darn near impossible. The tiny electric drip or pod based machines typically provided are generally not capable of making a good cup of coffee. Does it get the water hot enough? Who knows! How clean are the insides? Hard to …

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The Twist Press Coffee Maker from Barista & Co – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – I’m a fan of coffee, and although I can’t complain about the free coffee where I work, the flavor is less than…flavorful.  I’ve had my eye on various coffee presses for a while and I recently stumbled onto the Twist Press Coffee Maker from Barista & Co.  Let’s check it out. What is …

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GEESAA Your Home Barista pour over brewer system

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve not only picked up a coffee habit, but I’ve started understanding the differences in types of brewing methods, beans and how a good barista can take a decent cup of coffee to greatness. That’s why I got pretty excited to see the GEESAA – Your Home Barista announce it is …

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Brew delicious concentrate for cold or hot coffee (or tea) with OXO

NEWS – Cold-brewed coffee concentrate isn’t just for making iced coffee.  You can also dilute it with heated water for hot coffee without having to brew a pot.  Using the OXO Cold Brew Coffee Maker, you can easily prepare 40 ounces of delicious, low-acid coffee concentrate while you sleep so you can enjoy beverages for …

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Oxo’s pour-over cover brewer with tank brews a better cup of coffee

NEWS – I’ve seen these little pour-over brewers before.  They’re basically just a funnel with a filter inside; you dump all the water in and coffee quickly collects in your cup.  Oxo’s Pour-Over Coffee Maker with Water Tank claims to make a better cup of coffee because of the way it distributes water over the …

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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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