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Video Overview | Helor 101 Hand Grinder

The Helor 101 hand grinder combines superior grind quality with modern aesthetics, to satisfy even the pickiest of coffee enthusiasts. Built to replicate the output of commercial grinders, the 101 includes both conventional and contemporary burr sets, plus stepless grind adjustment, so you can easily dial in for espresso or dial up to a drip grind. In this video, discover everything you need to know about the Helor 101, as Steve highlights the features that make it one of the smartest hand grinders on the market.


Product Maintenance | Setting Up Your Kegerator For Nitro Coffee

With the Javarator nitro coffee kit, you can serve delicious nitro coffee at your cafe or home, entirely on demand. To see the complete process of putting your kit together, watch along as Steve walks through each step involved, so you can get right on your way to serving creamy, tasty nitro coffee.


Video Overview | Mahlkonig EK43 S Commercial Coffee Grinder

The much awaited Mahlkonig EK43 S is finally here! All the same power and performance you'd expect from an EK43 is now packed in a more compact size that's even easier to fit into your bar workflow. The Mahlkonig EK43 S Commercial Coffee Grinder is now available for pre-order.

Video Overview | Hario French Press Line

Hario’s line of French Press brewers bring an extra measure of elegance and quality to a timeless style of brewing. Whether it’s the classic Metal press, the handsome Olivewood Single-Wall press, or the elaborate Olivewood Double-Walled press, you’ll find Hario’s signature glass construction and a meticulously-crafted steel mesh filter for a delicious brew without any unwanted grounds. Discover the one that’s right for you, as Steve walks through the unique benefits of each of these beautiful, functional brewers.


Product Maintenance | How to Plumb in a GS/3 Espresso Machine

La Marzocco's GS/3 is one of the most powerful and versatile single-group espresso machines in the world. It's an excellent pick for many applications, including use at home. Connecting your machine to an external water supply will be quick and painless with this short tutorial.


Product Maintenance | Luminaire Automatic Shot Timer Wire Adjustment

Changing the wire position on your Luminaire Auto Shot timer is quick and simple! Designed to work with home and commercial espresso machines, the Luminaire comes with four notches already set within the body, so you can switch the wire to the best location for your machine. To see the process from start to finish, watch along as Steve demonstrates adjusting the wire on the Luminaire Automatic Shot Timer.

Video Overview | Takahiro Pouring Kettles

The Takahiro pouring kettle is known throughout the coffee world for its wonderful control. Enjoy its incredible precision while ensuring your brew will hit bull's eye.


Video Overview | Bonavita Coffee Maker BV1500TS - 5 Cup Thermal Carafe Automatic Brewer

Need a perfect cup of coffee, but don't need a full pot? Then say hello to the Bonavita BV1500TS brewer, a 5 cup automatic coffee brewer with all the features and quality you can expect from a Bonavita product. With its compact design and small footprint, this brewer is ideal for small spaces like dorm rooms and apartments. As ever, Bonavita's design is perfect for coffee geeks and coffee lovers alike, with a device that is both easy to use and fine-tuned for exceptional coffee brewing.


Video Overview | Compact Nitro Coffee Kit

The Javarator nitro coffee kit puts amazingly creamy cold coffee right at your fingertips. Serve cold brew at your cafe or home with this complete nitro coffee system, which includes everything you need to get started. This easy to use system fosters bubbles that are minuscule and lasting, giving you delicious nitro coffee on demand. To learn more about the compact nitro coffee kit, watch along as Steve shares on its components, and demonstrates its ability with a fresh glass of nitro coffee.


A Comparison of Premium Hand Grinders for Coffee and Espresso

The ascension of the grinder to its status as the most crucial piece of brewing gear is well deserved. More than anything else the grinder has the potential to make, or severely limit the flavor quality of brewed coffee. It’s natural then for this movement to extend across new territory -- the world of mobile brewing. The hand grinder, once considered a compromise for convenience sake, has been reinvented to contend with some of the best electric home grinders on the market.

Video Overview | Hario Olivewood Coffee Servers

These attractive servers are sized to fit all of Hario's line of V60 drippers, and feature olivewood accents for a touch of classic style. The olivewood handle and lid display a beautiful grain you'll be proud to show off to your friends. Available in two sizes: 400 mL for smaller 1-2 cup brews, and 600 mL for 3-4 cups.


Video Overview | Bonavita BV01002US 8-Cup Coffee Maker

The Bonavita BV01002US is a powerful brewer that offers convenient new features at a remarkably low price. It quickly heats water to a brew temperature of over 200°F (less than 30 seconds), and has 3 easy to use buttons that enable power, pre-soak, and cleaning modes. With the BV01002US's excellent brewing capability, you can enjoy the best quality coffee without breaking the bank. Want to see it in action? Watch along as Ryan demonstrates brewing with the Bonavita BV01002US.


Video Overview | Hario Olivewood French Press

A timeless brewer with tasteful style, the Olivewood French Press by Hario is a beautiful twist on the classic. Made of Hario's signature glass, beautiful olivewood, and stainless steel, this press makes a great brew and has the looks to match. Featuring a finely-crafted steel mesh filter, your coffee will brew up rich and flavorful without a mouthful of mud. And there's no risk of having a bore of a brewer in your collection with the gorgeous olivewood handle and lid.


The 2018 Global Coffee Expo: That’s All Folks!

All good things must come to an end. At least that’s what Chaucer said. And sadly, that is true for the 2018 Specialty Coffee Expo. But melancholy aside, this year’s Expo was definitely a success. We saw a bunch of new products, exchanged numerous business cards, recorded hours of video, watch baristas compete, drank too much coffee, had too little sleep, and had a lot of fun!

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Video Overview | Mahlkonig GH2 Retail Coffee Grinder

Mahlkonig packs convenient upgrades in its new GH2, making it the best economy retail grinder on the market. With its redesigned spout, full range of grind sizes, and simple operation, the GH2 is not only ideal for customer use, but easily meets the needs of any cafe seeking quality, uniform grounds at an attainable price. Want to see it in action? Watch along as Ryan explores grinding with the Mahlkonig GH2.


Video Overview | Hario Copper Brewing Set

Bring on the class, the sophistication, and importantly, the shiny-ness! Make brewing look snazzy with Hario's copper edition of the Buono pouring kettle and 02 V60 cone.


Video Overview | notNeutral GINO Dripper and Server

notNeutral is a brand who loves to combine brewing and style in the best of ways. Their pour over dripper (which is akin to the Kalita Wave)and server is an elegant choice for those who like their coffee made and presented in a sleek, sophisticated manner.


Video Overview | HyperChiller Coffee and Tea Chiller

Skip the line at the coffee shop and get perfectly chilled iced coffee at home with the HyperChiller. Its simple, easy to use design exposes your beverage to the cooling equivalent of over thirty large ice cubes, without the threat of dilution. While it does excel at quickly chilling a cup of coffee, you can also use it to cool wine, juice, tea, or whatever you need to chill. Plus, once you’ve chilled your current beverage, you can rinse your HyperChiller and toss it back into the freezer, so it’ll be ready to go the next time you’re craving a cold brew.


Coffee Expo 2018 - We are coming for you, Seattle!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! That’s right, it’s almost time for some of the world’s most dedicated coffee professionals and enthusiasts to nerd-out over one of life’s greatest gifts at the 2018 Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle. In this post, we've covered our plans, what to expect, and how to follow us.

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Product Comparison | Gooseneck Pour Over Kettles

An essential accessory for many manual brewing methods, pour over kettles can make quite the difference in the cup, not to mention user experience. At Prima, we've cultivated an offering of top-notch kettles for the professional and novice alike, from simple stove-top models to precision variable temperature units. In this video, Steve shares on the benefits and drawbacks of each gooseneck kettle, so you can find the perfect fit for your brew bar.



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