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September 25, 2014

Philips Café Gourmet Coffee Maker - Automated Pour Over Magic

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The pour over craze continues with the The Philips Cafe Gourmet Coffee maker. The Philips Café Gourmet can make a cup of coffee just like handmade filter coffee, thanks to the high brewing temperature created by the unique Boil & Brew system.Water is boiled first and then flows through ground coffee.The temperature, maintained by special dual heating element, reaches at least 93°C, helping to create the richest flavor and superior aroma for your filter coffee.

Other key features of the Philips Café Gourmet coffee maker include:

  • Drip Stop to interrupt coffee brewing whenever you like
  • Translucent water tank with detachable lid
  • Detachable filter holder
  • Auto shut-off after 30 minutes
  • Illuminated power switch
  • Dishwasher safe parts for easy cleaning
  • Cable storage and non slip feet

Via Appliancist

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September 23, 2014

McCafé K-Cups and T-Discs - Bring Back the Break

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McDonalds.ca has announced McCafe K-Cups and T-Discs for your K-Cup Brewers (not Keurig 2.0) and Tassimo home brewing systems. You can now take home their Premium Roast coffee and it will be available at McDonald’s restaurants and most major grocery stores in four convenient formats.

  • McCafe K-Cup Portion Packs - Works in Keurig 1.0 brewers only
  • McCafe Tassimo T-Discs
  • McCafe Ground Coffee
  • McCafe Whole Bean Coffee
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July 17, 2014

How Baseball Put Better Coffee Into Our Homes

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If you're wondering why we have better and better coffee in our homes today then our parents had in the 50s and 60s then you needn't look any further than baseball. Yes - baseball is responsible for drip coffee in our homes and the resurgence of coffee being a favorite among the Americans who drink it.

Sales of coffee in the 1960s had plummeted because percolator coffee was terrible. It was bitter and people were drinking coffee much less. Along came the invention of the commercial drip brewer from Bunn, and then Mr. Coffee decided to get into the consumer game and they need a pitch person - Joe DiMaggio. The rest is history, and has led us to where we are in a single serve coffee world. Why? People want great coffee at home, and we’ll do just about anything for it.

Check out this amazing history lesson on how baseball put coffee makers into our homes after the jump.

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June 25, 2014

Vacuum Insulated Stainless-Steel Gourmet Coffee Press by Thermos

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The Vacuum Insulated Stainless-Steel Gourmet Coffee Press by Thermos is a coffee press you can be proud of and take everywhere. Thermos vacuum insulation technology locks in temperature to preserve flavor and freshness, and this coffee press has a thermal performance rating of 6 hours. The durable 18/8 stainless steel interior and exterior withstands the demands of everyday use, and the simple stainless steel brewing mechanism brews without electricity so you can make coffee anywhere in three simple steps.

It also features a contoured handle that is easy to grab and comfortable to hold. The thermos body stays cool to the touch with hot liquids, and has a  34 ounce capacity. 

If you’ve ever taken a french press on a camping trip only to have it break, then this french press is for you. It’s very durable and we’ve been using one off and on for many years. Thermos still makes great stuff, and this french press is truly great.

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January 17, 2014

Canadiano - Single Cup Pour Over Wood Coffee Filter

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If you've ever wondered about making coffee poured through cherry, walnut, or maple woods - Canadiano is for you. Carved out of Cherry, Walnut and Maple wood, the Canadiano is the Canadian pour-over method of brewing coffee. You place the Canadiano on your cup, add two spoons of coffee and pour hot water into the wooden bowl. 2-4 minutes later your coffee is ready. Because the Canadiano is made of wood, overtime the coffee oils of your specific beans and roast will be absorbed into the wood and be a part of your morning coffee experience.

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Each type of wood is matched with different beans and roasts from around the world. The Walnut edition is crafted and designed for use with darker roasts and earthier flavors such as beans from South East Asia. Maple and Cherry is designed for beans with slight citrus hints and nutty taste.

There's also a metal filter to reduce waste and lower your environmental impact by not using paper filters similar to other pour-over techniques.

Full video after the jump and it's got a little profanity in it. 

 

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January 9, 2014

Personal Single Serve Coffee Brewer - The Impress

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The Impress Personal Coffee Brewer is a personal portable single serve coffee french press for those of us on the go, in the office, or at home with coffee we need to brew. You brew coffee in 3 easy steps: add coffee, add hot water, and then press. The compact design also features a double walled outer cup, and an on the go lid for transporting to the office. 

Since it’s easy to clean up, The Impress Personal Coffee Brewer is also easy to share with different housemates so everyone can have the perfect pressed cup of coffee they want. 

We love the simple design, and the stainless steel and food-grade silicone makes the Impress a lifetime coffee brewer.

Features include:

  • Just add hot water to grounds Nested press produces clean, hot coffee 
  • Fun present for single coffee drinkers, folks under the same roof who prefer different brews, and people who like their coffee always fresh 
  • Capacity: 14 oz. 
  • Materials: 304 Stainless Steel with food-grade silicone 
  • Top-rack dishwasher safe 
  • Dimensions: 6' tall and 3.4' in diameter 
  • Includes double-walled outer cup, nesting inner cup with removable filter basket, and to-go lid
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November 22, 2013

Acaia: The Minimalist Coffee Brewing Scale

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Over at Kickstarter we’ve found a great coffee scale called Acaia. Acaia is a simple minimalist coffee brewing scale featuring an LED readout, and a clean design. Why do you need a coffee scale when using a pour over coffee maker? If you want consistency in your cup of pour over coffee you’ll want to weigh the coffee and water to get it right every time. The Acaia scale also works with your iPhone using an app to communicate via Bluetooth about various brewing methods and times.

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August 26, 2013

Bolt Single Pot Coffee Brewer from Keurig

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The Bolt Brewer from Keurig is one of those inventions in the single serve coffee world we thought at first was a joke. Is it April 1st? Well the Bolt is not a joke it's a giant single serve coffee pot brewer that is aimed at the commercial brewing space. The Bolt can deliver 64oz of coffee in about 2 minutes versus the 4 minutes most leading coffee brewers take. To brew this quickly the Bolt uses Bolt pack cups which to us look like pre-measured giant K-Cups. 

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August 21, 2013

Back to School Coffee Survival Kit

Back to School Coffee Mug

Imagine getting everything you need to stay caffeinated in school for just $20 bucks. Melitta has a Back to School Kit we think hits the mark and though it's not what everyone thinks of single serve coffee, it is a one stop pour over with extra filters and a handheld frother that gets our attention. It's a $35 dollar value but we think the real value is helping you get through all those late night study sessions, and then feeling ready and fueled to ace the exam. Shipping is also free, and it's while supplies last - so get cranking!

What's Included?

  • Ready Set Joe individual pour-over coffee maker with travel mug
  • One box #2 bamboo filters (80 count)
  • One can of Melitta Classic coffee
  • Handheld milk frother
  • Coffee Scoop
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June 21, 2013

MANUAL Single Serve Coffee Maker Nº1

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If you want one classic cup of pour over coffee sure to impress anyone viewing the MANUAL Coffee Maker Nº1 is going to take the prize. Designer Craighton Berman has designed a 'slow coffee' appliance that is designed to sit beautifully and unobtrusively on your countertop while providing the control of the pour-over brewing process in a single-cup preparation.

We love the clear glass of both the cup and the pour over area, and we can imagine many slow mornings only to be sped up with the resulting single serve cup of caffeinated coffee. Beautiful. Just beautiful.

Via Dwell

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June 18, 2013

SoloGrind 2 In 1 Automatic Single Serve Coffee Burr Grinder at Bed Bath and Beyond

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The SoloGrind 2 In 1 Automatic Single Serve Coffee Burr Grinder has snuck it's way into Bed Bath, and Beyond. AB spotted the Sologrind in his local BB&B and we think the packaging and general appearance is pretty interesting. 

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The SoloGrind 2 In 1 Automatic Single Serve Coffee Burr Grinder can make refilling your SoloFill resizable K-Cup a breeze, because the SoloGrind will put the coffee right into your reusable cup. We'll be getting one of these to review in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

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May 14, 2013

Wilfa Svart Presisjon Automatic Coffee Machine

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We love coffee makers that look like they're from a future we thought would have arrived by now, and the Wilfa Svart Presisjon automatic coffee machine delivers on this ideal. The Wilfa Svart Presisjon automatic coffee machine is the result of a collaboration between the leading barista Tim Wendelboe and Denmark based Designit.

The Wilfa Svart Presisjon Automatic Coffee Machine features:

  • Advanced patented heating system that delivers optimal water temperature between 92°C and 96°C to get the most flavor from the coffee
  • Unique Italian pump that allots the right amount of water at the right time
  • 2.2 kW coffee machine features detachable tank that ensures fresh water
  • Precise flow control valve that lets you regulate the amount and strength of the coffee
  • Keep Warm function and electronic controls.

The Wilfa Svart Presisjon automatic coffee machine comes in 2 models, aluminum and black, priced at kr 3,000 and kr 2,500.

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April 19, 2013

Cuisinart Pink Brew Central 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker

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Sure we are a single serve coffee site, but we also have to give props to awesome ground multi-cup coffee brewers when their in hot pink. We really love the Cuisinart DCC-1200MP Brew Central 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker with it's brilliant metallic pink finish and classic design that comes with a 12-cup carafe with ergonomic handle. The dripless spout and knuckle guard will also make getting a cup of coffee a breeze.

Features include:

  • 24-hour programmability with programmable automatic shutoff 0 to 4 hours and 1- to 4-cup feature
  • Brew pause feature lets you enjoy a cup of coffee before brewing has finished
  • Charcoal water filter and permanent gold tone filter, measuring scoop and instruction book
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March 21, 2013

Kalita Wave Pour Over Coffee Dripper

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The pour over dripper is one of those coffee methods that if done correctly yields amazing results. You use a paper filter and slowly pour water over a bed of dry coffee grounds while the brewed liquid drips out of the bottom.

Tons of coffee snobs rank the Kalita Wave higher than other pour-over brewers because its flat bottomed filters allow for a more even extraction. You've also got to love the way it looks with it's Art Deco styling and how it comes in a variety of styles.

Via Gizmodo at Wrecking Ball Coffee.

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