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Video: The 2015 Eastern Regional Aeropress Championship

This January, we helped host the 2015 US Eastern Regional Aeropress Championship with Quills Coffee right here in Louisville. With 18 talented competitors, and a huge crowd of coffee pros and enthusiasts from both near and far, the event was a blast! To share the fun with y'all, we whipped up a little video of the action. Take a look, and be sure to check out the winning recipes as well!

Video: The 2015 Eastern Regional Aeropress Championship in review

Ready, Set, Press! - The 2015 Eastern Regional Aeropress Championship

If you're familiar with Louisville's local coffee scene, you know we love a good coffee competition. And this week, our local coffee pros and beanheads are bristling in anticipation, because the ERAC is coming to town! This Saturday, January 31st, we will be hosting the 2015 US Eastern Regional Aeropress Championship at Quills Coffee at 930 Baxter Ave. The competition starts at 7 PM, and we're positive it's going to be a grand old time.

2015 Eastern Aeropress Championship

Video Overview | Hario Coffee Grinder Mini Mill Slim

The Hario Mini Mill Slim provides coffee lovers with an inexpensive means to having freshly ground coffee no matter where they go. Its conical ceramic burrs have easy-to-adjust steps, so you can switch from your morning moka pot to an afternoon drip brew with ease. So whether you're at home or traveling the globe, the Mini Mill Slim is perfect for a freshly ground, delicious single cup brew.

 

Video Overview | Hario Coffee Hand Grinder Skerton

The Skerton hand grinder by Hario is designed to provide coffee lovers with an inexpensive means to having freshly-ground coffee, whether they’re trotting the globe or relaxing at home. Its conical ceramic burrs and adjustable grind settings provide a custom grind at an affordable price, so you can have a flavorful brew whenever you’re craving a cup.

 

Product Comparison | Hario Skerton vs Mini Mill Hand Grinder

Hario’s Skerton and Mini Mill Slim hand grinders both offer coffee lovers an inexpensive means to having freshly ground coffee no matter where they go. But how are they different? Which is better? Is one preferable to the other? In this video, Chris shares what you need to know about these popular hand grinders from Hario, so you can decide which one’s the best fit for you.

 

Video Overview | Kalita Wave Pot Pouring Kettle - 1 Liter

When it comes to manual brewing, few things are as important as a good pouring kettle. The Kalita Wave Pot Pouring Kettle is just that, with its 1,000 mL capacity that’s perfect for single or multiple cup brewing, and its excellent flow control capabilities that help eliminate over or irregular extraction. Add in its beautifully paired wooden handle and stainless steel body, and the Wave Pot Pouring Kettle quickly becomes a stand out whether it’s resting on the shelf or right in the action.

 

Video Overview | Kalita Thin Spout Kettle - 700mL

Pour in style with Kalita's Thin Spout Kettle. Sleek design coupled with excellent the control makes the Kalita Thin Spout a piece of equipment which is not only pleasant to look at, but functional as well.

 

Video Overview | Hario V60 Buono Electric Kettle - 0.8 Liter

With Hario's no-stove-needed kettle, you can now brew wherever there's an outlet. It's the same Buono you've come to know and love, but now with a convenient heating pad.

 

Video Overview | Hario V60 Buono Kettle

A favorite of the industry, this kettle has make its mark in the coffee world. Enjoy stable control over all your pours with this stylish piece.

Video Overview | Bonavita Pouring Kettle - 1 Liter

Get the precision needed for a top-notch brew with Bonavita's Pouring Kettle. A competitor to many others like it, Bonavita's gooseneck style and steel body give you everything desired for a solid pour.

Video Overview | Bonavita Variable Temperature Electric Pouring Kettle - 1 Liter

The no-stove-needed Bonavita Variable Electric Pouring Kettle – great for when you're picky about water temperature.

Video Overview | Bonavita Electric Pouring Kettle - 1 Liter

For those of us without the luxury of a gas stove (or a campfire) at hand, there's the Bonavita Electric Kettle. Just flick the switch, test the temp, and you're ready to brew.

 

Video Overview | Bonavita BonaVoyage Electric Travel Kettle - .5L

Committed to nomadic life? Continuously travel for work? Constantly trapped in tight quarters? The BonaVoyage Electric Travel Kettle goes where you go, making a good pour over possible anywhere.

How to Clean Your Burr Grinder

A burr grinder is one of the essential tools in your coffee brewing arsenal and sets the stage for the quality of your daily cup. As we've detailed before, a good burr grinder is one of the best investments you can make toward coffee brewing perfection. It should be no surprise, then, that a grimy grinder can lead straight to a hot cup of disappointment. A regular cleaning of your grinder doesn't have to be a chore and will ensure your brews are tasting their absolute best.

How To Clean Your Grinder

Stepping Up Your Grinder Game

Now that we've covered the basics of buying a burr grinder, what comes next? Whether you are looking to upgrade from your current grinder, or you'd rather jump a few rungs up the ladder for your first grinder, your options are myriad.

Beginners guide to grinders part two

Burr Grinder Basics

So you want to buy a coffee grinder -- why not just grab any old thing on the shelf at the big box store? In this guide, we cover why grinding fresh is important for your coffee's flavor, what makes burr grinders more desirable, and how to select the right grinder for you.

Beginners guide to grinders part one

Brewing Guide | Kalita Wave Pour Over Coffee Dripper

The Kalita Wave dripper is the newest manual pour over brewer in the universe – and it's worlds apart from the rest. With wavy paper filters, a flat-bottom brewing chamber, and complementary accessories, Kalita's coffee-making system both offers a unique experience and produces a distinct cup.

 

Brewing Guide | Bunn Trifecta Automatic Single-Cup Brewing System

Tinker, experiment, and explore your way to a perfect brew with the Bunn Trifecta as your guide. Its versatility allows you to get that pour over taste with the ease of an automatic machine. Just discover what your taste-buds love, dial-in, and enjoy.

 

Video: How to Choose a Mazzer Espresso Grinder

If you’re hunting for a new espresso grinder, you’d do well to set your sights on Mazzer. These classic and time-tested machines are both legendary and ubiquitous in the coffee world - and for good reason! These are sturdy, solid machines, built like a tank and designed for precision. But with so many options, how do you know which model is right for you? Let’s take a closer look at Mazzer’s line of grinders and set you on your way to espresso nirvana.

How to Select a Mazzer Video

Coffee Fest STL 2014: Going West to the 'Fest

It feels like we were in Seattle for the 2014 SCAA Expo just yesterday, but we’re already geared up and ready for another exciting coffee trade show this weekend: Coffee Fest St. Louis!

St. Louis, location of the 2014 Coffee Fest Event

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