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Walkure Bayreuth Porcelain Pour Over Brewer

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The Bayreuth offers a modern twist on a beloved tradition. Everything that generation after generation has appreciated about Walküre – unique filters, even saturation, and easy serving – is now available inside a trendy brewer designed by decorated German artist Daniel Eltner. Like the Karlsbad, this coffee maker doesn’t require any accessories – just coffee and water. Neither filters, fuel, or a special kettle are necessary for brewing with Walküre. A two-tiered porcelain filtration system is built in, permitting pure, untainted brewing, and gravity does most of the work for you. With only this gorgeous handmade brewer, a quality grinder, and clean, filtered water, you can enjoy gourmet coffee in a matter of minutes. We’re thrilled to be the only stateside supplier of this sleek coffee maker, the Bayreuth.


  • 2 practical capacities: 350mL (11.8oz), 700mL (23.67oz); add to cart to choose
  • Quality build: constructed entirely of porcelain; handmade in Germany
  • Self-contained brewer: requires no extra accessories
  • Easy to use: recommended for beginners or professionals
  • Elegant design: imagined by artist Daniel Eltner

Includes: server, brew chamber with built-in filter, water dispersion plate, and lid.


Germany has an impressive history of innovations in coffee brewing. Over a century ago, a young housewife named Frau Melitta Bentz became a successful businesswoman when she filtered coffee grounds with paper for the first time and patented her now-famous design. Cafes around the world testify to German genius by brewing with Dr. Peter Schlumbohm’s widely celebrated Chemex Coffee Maker. Yet another elegant tradition, which we’re now excited to offer, has been enjoyed by coffee-lovers for over 100 years: Walküre’s handmade porcelain coffee makers.
Walkure Bayreuth Porcelain Pour Over Brewer is rated 4.1818 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love at first drip ! This Bayreuth coffee maker is my third pour-over coffee maker after my Hario V60 and Chemex. Coffee came out surprisingly clean with very minimal residual. I use the same grind to what I normally use with Chemex. The good thing is you don't have to bother with pouring technique. It makes things much easier when compared with a typical pour-over cone. Within 5 minutes using only ground coffee and hot water you have an excellent cup of coffee for your day. Product looks great. Well designed and very nice to touch. I wish they make the brewing chamber in glass so I can see the actual brewing process from the outside. Would be nice if they find ways to keep the lid secured with the pot. It slips very easily when I pour out the coffee.
Date published: 2014-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great quality brewing that easy to use and clean I purchased this to supplement my Chemex and Clever-dripper. I love how clean the cup of coffee is and that it doesn't use a paper filter for it. Brewing is easy with the water disbursement. While it's small (typically only brewing about 0.5L), the clean-up is quick, important when brewing for just 1 person.
Date published: 2013-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A bit pricey, but I feel in love with it. I waited three months to receive my coffee dripper. At the end it was worth the wait. This dripper makes you appreciate the entire coffee making experience. Its easy to clean, no more filters and its classy modern lines are proudly displayed on my kitchen counter at all times. I've been looking for a dripper like this one for a long time, since I am a health nut and dont want to brew my coffee through a plastic coffee maker that fills my coffee with unhealty toxins. I am sure this product will last forever, thank you.
Date published: 2014-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Modern Look, Overpriced My brewers include presspots, a Hario with rag, a Chemex with paper, a Nespresso and now this Walkure. As a functional coffee brewer it works just fine, producing the same clean, clear coffee as the Hario/rag and Chemex/paper produce. Some might say too clean and clear for not having a paper or rag filter, as very little of the coffee oils penetrate the bed of grounds. If you like only presspot coffee you might be disappointed. The grind needs to be finer than for presspots, but coarser than for the Hario; about the same as for a Chemex. This gives the perfect 5-6 minute drip for 23 oz coffee. Demanding piping-hot coffee, I pre-heat all brewers and cups. The Walkure requires more pre-heating than the others owing to it being a more massive heat sink. The first fill of boiling water down the tower will level off at about 170F; the second fill at about 190F. Being ceramic, it heats and cools more slowly than the Chemex and Hario brewers. The air temperature during brewing remains at about 170F and the final coffee comes out around 180F. To keep it hot after brewing I put the brewer on an electric burner set on low, with a wire grid under it. If you use a gas range you will need a thick steel plate as well. One reviewer lamented the cooling effect of the Walkure. Well, such are the laws of physics. There is after all no such thing as good, fast coffee. Choose one or the other. Be sure to pour slowly. With no paper filter, you cannot stir up the bed of grounds, else the water will flow straight through. The top distributor works well to prevent this but it cannot totally prevent it if you pour quickly and fill up the filter, as if this were a dripper instead of a pour-over. Ignore all the ridiculous advice about weighing coffee and water to a gram. Trust your eyeballs and experience. Ratings: Function: 5 stars; Delivers excellent coffee and is of perfect capacity for 1 or 2. Convenience: 3 stars; Extra pre-heating recommended and high sensitivity to grind size and pour rate due to lack of a paper filter. Easy to clean but a bottle brush is needed for the lower pot unless you have tiny hands. Human Interface: 3 stars; it is assymetrical, awkward for a left-handed person to pour. Handle is angled slightly up, giving it a tendency to slide out of your hand. Pinch it between your fingers and thumb with the thumb on the lid. The lid has no tab. The spout is well formed and sufficiently angled to overcome surface tension so coffee does not dribble down the side, even when pouring from a full pot. This may be the only pot in the world that actually achieves this functionality. Cost: 1 star; A brewer that delivers the same coffee as another costing 1/4 the price has a low value-to-cost ratio. If the world's largest retailer had it it would no doubt come from China, be fragile, and coffee would dribble down the side. But it would sell for $19.95, with a phony baloney tag attached indicating it is reduced from $22.95. Style: 5 stars; Very attractive and nice looking. Unlike the Hario and Chemex this is a brewer you would want to show off and display. Consider storing it in your china cabinet instead of your kitchen cabinet. Quality of build: 5 stars; Not "fine china" but serves the purpose. It is sturdy and will not break easily. Will withstand tapping, knocking and clinking. Handles are well embedded in the body so they should not break off at the joint. Overall 4 stars.
Date published: 2014-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good stuff Very good quality material and I use course ground coffee and voila! my fancy coffee is ready. Love it
Date published: 2013-07-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from very stylish little manual brewer. So I've been playing around with this walkure for a few weeks now and I'm really impressed. This device leaves very little sediment in the final cup even though it doesn't use a paper filter. The cup you'll get from it is balanced, thick, and usually quite oiled. Definitely geared towards low and mid tones of the cup but if you have a coffee with good acidity it'll compliment that as your cup cools. If you love french press, you'll probably love this device. However, if you're a v60 enthusiast and love clean bright tones, the walkure will probably let you down. The only downfall of this brewer is that you'll probably need to boil a second kettle of water to pre-heat this thing because despite it's small size, it is actually pretty heavy porcelain so it takes a good amount of water to get it up to brew temp. 8.75 out of 10 -Adam Walsh Roastmaster@JBCcoffeeroasters
Date published: 2014-08-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Walkure Bayreuth - a truly fantastic coffeemaker I debated over whether to buy on this item, but hindsight has shown that getting the Bayreuth was the correct choice. For me, this maker has proven to be my favorite means of preparing coffee. The result is a full bodied brew with only a fraction of the fines one gets from a coffee press. The method is so very simple and the result is so very satisfying. I own (or have at one point or another) essentially every means of coffee preparation sans the K-cup ( and similar single serves). After all, we are talking actual coffee preparation and not instant gratification. My sense of satisfaction is met spot on with the Walkure method. When it comes to coffee and all of the associated paraphernalia, we each tend to think of our opinions as facts. Given this to be the case, your mileage may vary with the Walkure. Unfortunately, at slightly over $100 for the 350 mL version it is expensive to learn whether this method is for you.
Date published: 2014-05-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Slick device Only two cups in, but i am enjoying it thus far. still calibrating the right grounds/water ratio, as well as speed at which i pour the hot water in. but not having to use filters is good for the enviro and the wallet. My only fear is that it is fragile.
Date published: 2014-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best manual drip I've used A classic french drip pot I bought in the French quarter in the early 80's, and later broke, used to be my favorite drip pot. This one is better, primarily because of the ceramic grid that slows the drip time and doesn't get clogged!
Date published: 2014-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Walkure Bayruther Just got mine in, first cups were quite good. Smooth. Nice, high quality porcelain, no moving parts, easy to use, easy to clean, and wonderfully beautiful to look at!
Date published: 2014-06-13

I really love this brewer. But I dropped the brew chamber in the sink and a massive crack developed down the whole side. Is it possible to buy a replacement piece or would I have to purchase a whole new set?

Asked by: JeffOzarks
Hi, Jeff. That is a total bummer. We don't have replacement middle chambers in stock at the moment, but, we could potentially special order one for you. It would be received sometime in early 2015, though.
Answered by: Rfelb
Date published: 2014-09-30

What are the packaging dimensions?

Asked by: JimmyP
Hey, Jimmy. Send us an email at We'll need a few more details before we answer that question.
Answered by: Rfelb
Date published: 2014-06-11

Is the .7L wider or just taller?  Wondering if the .7 will make a single cup (i.e.18g coffee - 305g h2o) as well as the .35? - Im thinking if it's wider the coffee bed could be too thin with an 18g dose and result in an uneven extraction.

Asked by: Justin
Hey, Justin. As the Walkure brewers get bigger, so does the diameter of the brew bed. The single will work perfectly with an 18g dose at a course grind, but when brewing with larger Walkures and using the same dose as you would in a small, you'll need to change your grind size to compensate for the more shallow brew bed.
Answered by: Rfelb
Date published: 2014-03-06

How much water? No directions. How about some complete instructions. The ones that come with the machine are worthless. Help us make some coffee with our new makers please.

Asked by: Hawk
Use 1L for every 60g of coffee.  I typically use 30g to 0.5L or 500g water
Answered by: AlchemyCoffee
Date published: 2013-12-14

Will the 28.75 oz. size be available before Christmas? I would like to buy this is a gift for someone. 

Asked by: Cait
Hi, Cait. Our new stock of Walkure won't arrive until early 2014.
Answered by: Rfelb
Date published: 2013-12-10

What the best way to clean the Walkure Bayreuth for minimal mess and without harming the fragile-looking porcelain grid?

Asked by: Michele
Hi, Michele I use one at home, and after dumping the grounds in the trash, I generally wash it by hand with a sponge and dish soap. Just don't put too much pressure on that filter.
Answered by: Rfelb
Date published: 2013-11-18

Is this the largest Walkure? What's the capacity?

Asked by: Tsuma
Hi, Tsuma. There are two styles of Walkures; the Bayreuth, and the Karlsbad. The largest Bayreuth is capable of making 23.67 ounces of coffee, and the largest karlsbad is capable of making 28.75 ounces of coffee.
Answered by: Rfelb
Date published: 2013-11-23
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