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Video Overview | Hario Bona Enamel Pouring Kettle

Combining classic, rustic aesthetics with a modern approach to pour over brewing, the Hario Bona Enamel Pouring Kettle provides a cozy presence while delivering precise pours. This attractive stovetop kettle is compatible with most ranges, including electric, gas, and induction, plus its 800 ml capacity makes it ideal for brewing with family and friends. To discover more about the Bona kettle by Hario, watch along as Steve highlights each of its features, and puts it to use with a pour over brew.

 

Video Overview | Baratza Sette 270W Weight-Based Conical Burr Coffee Grinder

The new Sette 270W brings fresh innovation and further usability to the home grinding game. It features a unique new grinding mechanism for less retained grounds, 30 macro grind settings plus stepless micro grind adjustment to meet a range of brewing needs, and weight-based dosing with programmable presets so you can create and store your favorite doses. Explore all there is to know about the new Sette 270W in this video, as Steve highlights the features that position it to become the new star of Baratza’s grinder lineup.

 

Video Overview | Fellow Stagg EKG Variable Temperature Pouring Kettle

The Fellow Stagg EKG variable temperature kettle is everything you could want in a pouring kettle: it's sleek and stylish, fast and accurate, and an absolute joy to use. With the EKG's 1200 W heating element and smart PID controller, you can quickly achieve water heated to your exact desired temperature. The EKG is simple and intuitive to use, and like the stovetop Stagg kettle, it features a precision pouring spout and counter-weighted handle for better pour control. Ready to learn more? Watch along as Steve demonstrates using the Stagg EKG pouring kettle by Fellow!

 

A Comparison of Brewing Scales

Whether you are brewing coffee manually or making espresso, a scale is an essential tool. In this post, we take a look at our favorite five: Jennings, ProScale, Hario Drip Scale, Acaia Pearl, and Acaia Lunar.
An Acaia Pearl on a white table with the article title on the left, "A Comparison of Brewing Scales."

Video Overview | Espresso Travel Kit and Ultimate Espresso Travel Kit

Make excellent espresso no matter where you are with Prima Coffee's Espresso Travel Kit. Created for on-the-go coffee connoisseurs, this travel kit delivers quality shots without bulky equipment, and requires no power source. Want to take it up a notch with milk-based espresso drinks? Prima's Ultimate Espresso Travel Kit gives you the gear you need for tasty espresso and freshly steamed milk. Watch along to discover more, as Steve walks through these carefully curated kits.

 

Video Overview | Knock Aergrind Hand Grinder

Knock's newest hand grinder is designed to deliver peak grinding performance in a travel-friendly size. It features 38 mm coated steel conical burrs and stepless adjustment, that makes espresso, drip, and even french press grinds accessible. Plus, this attractive hand grinder is created to fit perfectly inside the plunger of an Aeropress coffee maker, for a compact travel setup. To see it in action, watch along as Steve demonstrates the capabilities of the Aergrind by Knock.

 

Comparing Kalita Wave Recipes

With countless Kalita Wave recipes out there, we've brought 7 of the most notable to the table to see which ones we liked best.

Kalita Wave with filter and coffee grounds.

A Comparison of Pour Over Brewing Kettles

Every trade has its tools, and that of manual coffee-making is no exception. One of the most important tools — especially for pour-over brewing — is the kettle. And, if you ask us, these are the best ones out there.

Baratza Product Line Comparison

If brewing coffee were a Broadway play, one’s grinder would perform the lead role, and Baratza would be one of the most trusted talent agencies. That’s why we have sought to give each of Baratza’s grinders their fair share of stage time, so that you can make an informed decision when casting the leading role in your brewing setup.

Cyber Monday 2017 Coffee Deals are Here!

The best deals of the season continue with our Cyber Monday sales! These deals won't last long and are only good while inventory lasts.

Cyber Monday Coffee Gear Deals

Black Friday 2017 Coffee Deals Are Here!

Our Black Friday deals are now live! Shop and save on coffee gear from the comfort of your own home or on-the-go with your smartphone. Get the gear you've been eyeing at a price you'll love! But hurry, these deals won't last long.

Black Friday 2017 Holiday Sales

Our Favorite Gear for the Year: 2017

It’s a little hard to believe it, but we’re mere weeks away from 2017 drawing to a close. It’s been a busy year around these parts, with trade shows in Seattle and Milan, a CoffeeChamps Preliminary right here in Louisville, and of course plenty of new and fun coffee

Holiday Coffee Gifts for Every Budget

Hey there, last-minute-gift-shopper, it's going to be okay! No need for more hand-wringing, if you're looking for the perfect coffee gift this season we've just made your job easier. Check out our easy-to-browse list of great gifts for every budget, and finish up your shopping today!

Coffee 101: How Do I Get Started With Coffee?

Wondering how to get that cafe-quality cup of coffee at home? In this guide, we cover simple, practical steps for starting out with coffee, with helpful tips for budget brewing and more!

Video Overview | Titus Grinding Burr Alignment Tool for EK43

While the grind uniformity of the EK43 is pretty impressive straight out of the box, over time the burrs may shift or become misaligned. Re-aligning them is an important part of regular maintenance, but it can be a hassle without the right tools. That's where Titus Grinding's EK43 alignment tool steps in. This unique kit includes everything you need to check and correct burr alignment, so you can have the best performance out of your EK43. To see it in action, watch along as Steve demonstrates this remarkable realignment tool from Titus.

 

Highlights from HOST Milan 2017

This past week, we were lucky enough to attend the biannual HOST trade show in Milan. We saw tons of exciting new products and announcement at the show, so here are our selected highlights!

Video Overview | Slayer Steam Two Group Commercial Espresso Machine

With the Steam, Slayer moved from its renowned emphasis on tuning espresso, and set its focus on excelling at milk and high-volume production. This innovative commercial machine is loaded with time-saving, product improving features to make the best drinks possible in the busiest of cafes. Plus, this gorgeous machine comes at a price that'll make you swoon. To see the Slayer in action, watch along as Steve overviews the Slayer Steam, and demonstrates the features that set it apart.

 

Video Overview | Orphan Espresso LIDO E-T Hand Grinder for Espresso

With its folding handle and neoprene carrying case, Orphan Espresso’s LIDO E-T makes it easier than ever to get excellent grind quality no matter where you go. Like its fellow LIDO hand grinders, the E-T is well-made and thoughtfully designed. Its 48mm conical steel burrs and stepless grind adjustment allow it to lead the pack when it comes to grinding for espresso. Discover everything you need to know about the LIDO E-T and see it in action as Ryan showcases this top-notch hand grinder.

 

Video Overview | Fellow Raven Stovetop Kettle and Tea Steeper

The Raven kettle by Fellow lets you heat and steep or boil and pour. This multi-functional stove-top kettle is designed with a color-coded thermometer dial and a removable brew basket, to make steeping your tea as accurate and simple as possible. Take the brew basket out, and the Raven kettle becomes a quick route to brewing up a french press or enjoying a tasty cup of noodles. To discover more, watch along as Steve gives a complete overview of this attractive kettle from Fellow.

 

Video Overview | December Coffee Dripper

Designed by Nick Cho and Youngmin Lee, the December Dripper brings an entirely unique innovation to pour-over brewing: flow rate control. This unprecedented capability combines with a flat-bottom design to give the dripper remarkable versatility and easy adaptation to a wide range of brewing conditions. Ready to see the December Dripper in action? Watch along as Ryan demos brewing with this stellar dripper.

 

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