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Kalita Wave Drippers

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$29.95
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SKU: Wave Dripper
4.6 stars, based on 35 reviews
 
The Kalita line of drippers sold by Prima Coffee

The Kalita Family

The Kalita Wave Dripper is not the only piece of coffee brewing equipment poised to turn heads from Kalita. Along with necessary filters and a 300mL or 500 mL glass server, we are also offering the Kalita Wave Style Set and the Kalita Wave Pot Kettle.

The Kalita Wave Style set conveniently combines a glass Kalita Wave Dripper with a tall glass server that makes for a simplified and transparent brewing process. The Kalita Wave Pot Kettle, with its curved stainless steel body and wooden handle, is perhaps one of the most attractive kettles we’ve ever seen. The looks aren’t half of the Wave Pot Kettle’s appeal however, as the carefully crafted neck and spout provide optimal pour control. All of these members of the Kalita family give you the option to customize a style and combination of accessories that fits you best. You can find more information on these and other accessories at the bottom of this page.

Brewing with a Kalita System Pre Infusion PicturePicture of Kalita dripper brewing setupPicture of a brew using the Kalita pourover brewing systemPicture of final brew on the Kalita system
Glass Decanter and Glass Wave Dripper all in one.

The Kalita Wave Style Set

The Kalita Wave Style Set is as much a work of art as it is a coffee brewing device. The combination of the glass Wave Dripper and glass decanter exposes the entire brewing process and allows easy transfer of the coffee from the decanter to the cup. For more information or to order see here.

Kalita Wave Pot Kettle

The Kalita Wave Pot Kettle

It is hard to find a kettle crafted for pour over brewing. We’ve been carrying one of the only pour over kettles available in the Hario Buono Kettle , but the Kalita Wave Pot Kettle brings a new sense of craftmanship, style, and pour control to the category. With its heavier composition and carefully crafted pour spout, the Wave Pot Kettle ensures an upgrade in temperature stability and pour control. For more information or to order see here.

4 Cup Kalita Glass Server

The Kalita Glass Server - 300mL or 500mL

The 300mL and 500 mL Kalita Glass servers fits both the 155 (Small) Wave Dripper and the 185 (Large) Wave dripper. It does its job and does it in style. For more information or to order see here.

Kalita Wave Filters

The Kalita Wave Filters

The Wave Filters are part of the brilliance of the Wave Dripper’s design. The filters suspend themselves in the dripper and should help aid in temperature stability. For more information or to order see here.

Brew Method: Pour Over

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|design|

The Kalita Wave implements a chopped-cone shape with a flat bottom. At the bottom of the wave drippers (Ceramic and Stainless) there are three triangulated holes that are connected by a raised edge that helps keep the filter from suctioning flush against the bottom. The Wave filters create a wedge against the edge of the dripper helping promote temperature stability.

|technique|

Rinse the filter out with hot water, pouring direcly in the middle until the water reaches near the top of the filter and then allowing it to drain out. We then recommend pouring just enough water to wet the coffee ground and letting it sit for 30-45 seconds (or until the coffee bloom deflates). At this point begin pouring slowly in concentric circles until the water volume is near the top (don't pour too close to the filter).Once the dripper is full let it drain out for 10-20 seconds. At this point continue the fill and drain process until you have reached the water volume desired. For beginning brewing parameters we recommend: ~ 6 grams of coffee per 100 milliliters of water (medium grind), 42g/700mL in a 185 size, 24g/400mL in a 155 size, ~205° water temperature, and a 3-3:30 minute total brew time.

|advantage|

The design of the Kalita Wave leaves a lot more margin for error than other pour over brewers as the flat-bottom does not necessitate as careful of a pouring technique. As with other pour over brewing methods the Kalita is quick (2-4 minutes) and easy to clean up.

Kalita

Kalita is a Japanese based company that specializes in producing coffee brewing equipment. Most notably they are the creators of the Kalita Wave Dripper and Kalita Wave Kettle. The Kalita Wave Dripper brings an innovative design to the pour over process with its wave filter and flat-bottom geometry. The wave filter helps temperature stability by keeping the water away from the brewer material and using air as an insulator. The flat bottom geometry helps provide an even extraction.

Verified Buyer

2018-03-07T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Riding the kalita wave

Great dripper. Very easy to use. Tried continuous and pulse pouring. Highly recommend.

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Verified Buyer

2018-01-01T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Kalita Wave Dripper

It‰Ûªs my First time using the Wave Dripper, so I was excited receiving it before Christmas and using it on Christmas Day! (The wife did not let me open it till then, haha) however the Dripper is a spectacular piece of equipment for home brewers and Barista‰Ûªs.

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Verified Buyer

2017-11-16T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Kalita Wave Dripper

Fantastic product! Very consistent.

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Verified Buyer

2017-06-19T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Kalita Wave Dripper

I placed this order with Nick in your customer care department. Nick was very well informed and a true professional. He is a genuine asset to the Prima Coffee Equipment Co. I extremely satisfied with the brew produced form the Kalita Wave,

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Verified Buyer

2017-06-12T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Quick delivery, great products

I ordered some home brewing equipment and the communication and delivery time was excellent. Fantastic products, website and service. Thank you!

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Verified Buyer

2016-12-12T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

So far, so good!

I've used this twice so far with minimal practice and fantastic results! Very easy to use, no mess, and packs away neatly. Happy with my Kalita Wave purchase.

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Verified Buyer

2016-12-07T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Great Customer Service

I recently made an equipment order from Prima, one item arrived damaged. when, I sent the photos of the packaging and the damaged goods, Prima quickly resolved the issue with our order. I now know we have an equipment provider we can depend on in the future.

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Verified Buyer

2016-10-16T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Kalita Wave

The filters were perfect.

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Verified Buyer

2016-04-02T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Chemex quality cup!

I was looking for a better way to get the same light body, bright cup I love in my Chemex but without having to use the expensive Chemex filters. I also only have a large Chemex, therefore I didn't have a very good way to make only a single cup. I have a beehouse, but the grind needed to be super consistent and fine to maintain complexity of the coffee. I've found the wave to be the perfect, consistent method for brewing smaller quantities of coffee while maximizing complexity.

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Verified Buyer

2016-02-24T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Kalita Wave Dripper - Best Coffee I've every made!

I have a coffee subscription with the fabulous people at Drift Away and as I began to pay more attention to my brewing at home, I noticed that I was getting very inconsistent results. I brew only one large cup (~16oz water/1oz of coffee) in my Auto Drip and would often be very disappointed. A "Pour Over" was suggested with the Kalita being on a short list of two. I found Prima via Kalita's 'Where to Buy' and here I am .... brewing the best coffee I've ever tasted! I can now even brew smaller amounts with perfect results every time ..... such a simple and obvious concept that I'd never heard of or considered ..... pour over! Family has noted that even when the coffee has gone cold, it still tastes very, very good .... tastes like coffee! Others have noted, the Kalita Wave Dripper 185 as being the perfect size and I do agree, I could not imagine anything smaller as I almost did purchase the 155. I opted for the Stainless version.

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Verified Buyer

2016-01-04T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

"I've been waiting so long..."

This is a great brewing device! I got the porcelain 185 model along with the glass carafe, have had it for just over a week, and I'm very happy with the setup. It's a great brewing method for lighter, more flavorful roasts, bringing out the more delicate flavor notes in specialty coffees. I use it with an electric water cooker (w/ filtered water), digital scales, and a hand-grinder for maximum nerdery, but that's not entirely necessary to still get an excellent cup of coffee out of the Kalita Wave. Such a beautiful, elegant design, too!

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Verified Buyer

2015-08-25T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Easy to learn!

I bought this because I broke my Beehouse Dripper (RIP), I wanted to try something else and I've noticed these at several shops I like. So I decided to grab the steel one (for obvious reasons) and I LOVE IT. So easy to use, hard to screw up. I use a 1:16 ratio and a brew recipe from Crema in Nashville! Its a great guide if you are learning.

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Verified Buyer

2015-08-19T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Great set

Awesome pour over set! Really great for just a basic pour over set!

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Verified Buyer

2015-01-16T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Beautiful cup

Bought one for trying in our coffee lab. Still working out the parameters for our coffee, but can already tell that this a king among the pour over devices. With the right dosing parameters, grind setting and flow rate/consistency, this can produce an amazing cup that shines with fruit-forward/enzymatic characteristics (depending on your coffee selection). Proud to say we will be carrying it in our Espresso Bar soon!

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Verified Buyer

2014-12-29T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Simple way to brew to your own tastes.

I purchased the Kalita Wave after researching most types of pour-over brewers due to the option of stainless steel durability and the overwhelming number of positive comments as to its ability to brew great coffee. As the only coffee drinker in my household I was looking for a simple way to brew myself a cup of coffee in the morning. Not only did I find what I was looking for but I really love the relaxing routine of manual brewing to start my day.

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Verified Buyer

2014-12-18T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Kalita Wave Stainless #185: a nice little dripper!

I considered buying a Kalita Wave dripper for a long time but put it off because the filters are hard to find. I finally decided to try it based on all the positive reviews; I am glad I did! I chose the stainless model so I could use it while out of town without fear of breakage; the quality of the stainless steel is very good. The dripper is easy to use and consistently makes great coffee without much fuss. The "large" #185 dripper easily makes a normal (to me) 16+ oz mug using around 30 grams of coffee. The coffee is noticeably hotter using this dripper compared to others, probably due to the unique paper filter. If you pre-wet the filter and preheat the mug or serving vessel you will have nice hot coffee. If you like pour-over brewed coffee you will like this dripper. Just make sure you don't run out of filters as not many vendors carry them and there is no substitute to be found at the local grocery.

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Verified Buyer

2014-11-13T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

great filter

We like these Kalita filters and are glad the large size now is made in stainless - we broke 3 glass filters already!

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Verified Buyer

2014-11-11T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Drip coffee maker

Makes great coffee but is expensive, filters also are costly.

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Verified Buyer

2014-07-12T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

Rocking flat bottomed dripper

This is my third Kalita Wave dripper. The other two are smaller 155 models, in glass and stainless. My only complaint with the smaller brewers is that it can be tricky to maintain the filter shape while rinsing. It's much easier to accomplish this with the larger 185 brewer and filters. I definitely find the flat-bottomed Kalita Wave brewers more forgiving to work with that cone-shaped drippers like the Hario V60, which I used almost exclusively for several years. Using the Kalita Wave, I can consistently get a sweeter, less astringent cup with less work.

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Verified Buyer

2014-06-14T00:00:00.000Z

5 / 5 stars

handsome and functional

perfect for my single mug every morning and handsome enough to stay on the counter

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