Enter For a Chance to Receive & Test a Free Pre-Release Able Disk Fine Filter!
Want to win one of the new 100 free Able Fine Discs? Keep Reading!
Not surprisingly, Able Brewing is at it again. Able has built a reputation as a company committed to innovation, quality, and better brewing. In its relatively short history, Able Brewing has designed two highly praised brewing filters, the Kone and the Disk. The current Disk will remain unchanged and will be the standard option for Aeropress users. But Able listened to its customers and the consensus can be summed by one request: an even finer metal filter. Introducing the Disk - Fine!
This new design of the Disk answers the call for an even finer metal filter. The holes measure to half of the diameter of the standard Disk, therefore resulting in a greater density of precisely etched holes. To achieve this, however, the metal had to be thinner. This finer Disk is a bit more delicate; while the standard Disk has the potential to hold up for a lifetime, the finer Disk sacrifices some durability to achieve a greater degree of fineness, resulting in an even cleaner cup. While thin, the Fine is still made of high quality stainless steel and with careful cleaning and storage techniques, the user should ensure that they get lots of use from the finer Disk.
Is There Really a Difference?
Yes. Now, we do feel that the standard Disk yields a considerably clear cup, but of course there are others who want an even cleaner, less sediment-containing brew. We have experimented with this finer version, and the results were extraordinary! The cup tasted like it had been brewed using a cloth filter, with oils present but sediment unperceived. For those desiring a cleaner metal filter, the finer Disk is a success.
Here's the fun part!
Able wants to get your feedback and gauge interest and reaction to determine whether to move forward with a full production, and you have a chance to make that happen. If you are interested in receiving a FREE Disk-Fine to review, fill in your information below to put your name in for a chance to be one of the lucky 100! If selected, we ask that you test the new Disk-Fine and then come back and write your thoughts or review in the comment section below within a week after receiving your Disk-Fine. Feel free to interact with other comments as well. Remember that the production of this rests upon your reactions so please be completely honest with your results and opinions after testing out your Disk-Fine!
One More Thing!
We will be accepting recipes from those who receive a pre-release Disk-Fine, and will select one of those to be included in the packaging should the Disk-Fine go into full production. How cool is that, seriously? Now, what are you waiting for, fill out that form!
Must be able to receive USPS mail and be at least 18 years of age
UPDATE 4/30/12: The 100 filters were sent out and we are currently collecting reviews and recipes here: Able DISK Fine Reviews & Recipes. Able Brewing Equipment has announced their plans to put the DISK Fine into production and offer it alongside of the standard DISK Aeropress filter. For more information on that announcement as well as the recipe contest, go here: DISK Fine Production & Recipe Deadline.
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