Bonavita Coffee Maker BV1800 - Glass Carafe Automatic Brewer
We are very excited to introduce the Bonavita Automatic Coffee Brewer with glass server! The Bonavita brewer is one of only a handful of home brewers to be certified by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), and at a very accessible price. The Bonavita features a shower head "trickle" design for a more even coffee bed saturation, leaving no dry, under-extracted spots in the bed. Also, the Bonavita is a reliable water delivery system, maintaining optimal and consistent water temperature during the entirety of the brewing process. The problem with nearly all automatic home brewers is that they do not reach a hot enough temperature to brew coffee, most not getting higher than 175-190 degrees. Our tests revealed a consistent 200-203 degree bed temperature and constant 205 degree water temperature at the brew head. The Bonavita brewer is ideal to serve as a replacement for inconsistent and inferior quality automatic home brewers, for coffee geeks at home wanting a quality option for brewing coffee for guests, and for offices looking for a better option than the "K-cup" machine in the break room. The glass server is an elegant compliment to the brewer, and this model includes a warmer at the base, although we recommend removing it from the heating element immediately after the brew for best results. For the Bonavita Brewer with a thermal carafe, see our Bonavita Automatic Coffee Brewer with Thermal Carafe listing.
- Shower head design facilitates complete saturation of the coffee grounds and produces optimal extraction.
- Specifically engineered for precise water and coffee contact time.
- High quality stainless steel finish
- 1400 Watt heater brings water up to ideal brewing temperatures (205°F)
- Brews 8 cups (40 oz) in 5-6 minutes.
- 55 Watt warmer to keep the brewed coffee warm.
- 2 hour auto shut-off for the warmer.
- German engineered
- SCAA (Specialty Coffee Association of America) certified
- 2 year warranty
- BPA Free
Bonavita is a newcomer to the specialty coffee scene in the U.S., but their products will by no means let them go unnoticed for long. Bonavita's first product offerings fill a much needed gap in affordable specialty coffee brewing gear for the home. It is because of both the quality and affordability of Bonavita's products that we are bringing in two completely new products for our coffee loving customers. The first of these is Prima Coffee Equipment's first ever offered automatic home coffee brewing machine. While there are a couple of brewers on the market that could stand up to our quality standards for a home brewer, they were too expensive. Bonavita's automated coffee brewers offer the same quality of the more expensive brewers at a fraction of the cost. The second unprecedented product offering from Bonavita is their electric pour over brewing kettle. With the indefinite delay of the electric Hario Buono Kettle, the Bonavita Electric Gooseneck Stainless Kettle is the first of its kind. Like the automated coffee brewer, this pour-over kettle is cheaper than other pour-over or electric hot water kettles. We're extremely excited about these new products and look forward to more from Bonavita.
Hario Skerton grinder is handy for manual home and travel grinding, it can also be slightly more cumbersome for an extended road trip where only a small amount of grinding will be done (for a more detailed comparison of the two grinders, check out this blog post: Hario Skerton vs. Mini Mill). For those trips (or homes) where a minimal amount of grinding is needed, the Hario Mini Mill Slim is the perfect grinding solution. The Mini Mill employs adjustable conical ceramic burrs for grinding any of the wide range of grinds employed in today’s coffee market. It can effortlessly handle 24 grams of anything from fine espresso to a coarse French Press setting. Because of its lightweight (0.5 lbs) and sleek plastic body, the Mini Mill easily fits into small carrying bags and suitcases without adding a lot of extra weight. This, in conjunction with the Aerobie AeroPress coffee maker, has the propensity to make excellent coffee anywhere hot water and fresh beans are available.
The Hario Mini Mill is a traveling coffee enthusiast’s dream come true.... and with its ability to grind to the fine quality needed for espresso, it can be paired with a hand-held travel espresso maker such as the mypressi TWIST (and an excellent choice of beans) to achieve a quality rivaling the product found in many high-end espresso machines. Whether the need is grinding beans for a french press, Aeropress, or mypressi, the Mini Mill Slim is the perfect travel solution.
We've looked long and hard for a scale that we can recommend for our avid manual brewing friends. The scale needed to have a high weight capacity, fast response time and precision calculations, and the ability to disable the auto-off feature to ensure the scale would not shut off mid-brew. The Jennings CJ4000 is the first scale we have offered that meets all of these requirements. With a 4000 gram capacity, accuracy to .5 gram, and the ability to disable the auto-off feature, the Jennings scale is the perfect companion to manual brewing.
$449.00The Baratza Vario looks much like Baratza's other offerings (i.e., the Encore, Virtuoso, and Preciso) in regard to silhouette, footprint, and general design. Those who've used them extensively, however, know that there's far more than mere nomenclature that separates the Vario from its brethren. Practically speaking, it has shown to give a consistently uniform and desirable grind for the full grind spectrum, all the way from espresso to press pot, something no other non-commercial grinder currently out on the market can boast. It is a highly efficient machine, wasting very little in the way of coffee grounds, but it shines in its ability to produce excellent espresso, shot after shot after shot, a feature aided by the three timed dosing presets it allows the user to store and recall at the push of a button.