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Holiday Gifts for Your Favorite Coffee Lover

The giving season, as wonderful as it is, can get challenging. You might know your special person is a coffee buff, but sometimes ideas can run dry from there. Don’t worry though! Prima Coffee’s got your back. We’ve put together a little gift guide to make your holiday shopping just that much easier.

Holiday Gifts for Coffee Lovers

Video: Pressure Vs. Flow in Espresso Extraction

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Just what is it that makes a Slayer shot so unique? It has a good deal to do with the physics of how water extracts coffee. In this video, we explore the concepts of pressure and flow, and what goes into making an exceptional shot of espresso.

Dialing in with the Bonavita Coffee Maker

Bonavita has taken the automatic brewing market by storm—and for good reason. Its single button design makes for a simple user experience while…

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Dorm Daze: Back to School 2015

Students, prepare for the new school year with the most essential of school supplies: coffee brewing equipment.

Prima Coffee's Coffee Gear for Back to School 2015

Coil: Reinventing Cold Coffee

Coil Coffee Chiller breaking through brick wall.

Life is full of workarounds, those temporary or patchwork solutions that serve as quicker, easier, or cheaper alternatives to the ideal. Coffee brewing is no different, and one coffee category sticks out from the rest when it comes to less-than-ideal solutions. That category is...

Announcing A Prima Original Documentary: The World Barista Championship

Earlier this year, Seattle played host to one of coffee’s largest events: the World Barista Championship. Competitors from over 50 countries came to compete, with an end goal of finding a Champion to serve as a global ambassador for specialty coffee for the following year. In our newest documentary, we share the WBC's story with you. Take a look!

Announcing a brand new documentary by Prima Coffee: The World Barista Championship

What Everyone Ought to Know About Iced Coffee & Cold Brew

Battle between iced coffee and cold brew

Coffee on ice continues to be a growing trend in the US, and naturally factions have grown around the various favored brewing methods. We now have cold brew in abundance, canned coffee beverages, and copious ways to chill the hot stuff too. So, what's the consensus?

SCAA 2015: The Post-Show Report

We had a blast at SCAA 2015, and we've got plenty of great shots from the show. Check out this year's post-show recap!

SCAA 2015 Recap

SCAA 2015: The Event Has Arrived

SCAA 2015: April, 10th in Seattle, Washington

SCAA 2015 has arrived! We'll be hanging out at booth #15016 with a Slayer and a brew bar, so stop in and say hello.

What's New at Prima Coffee

Find out what is new at Prima Coffee. We have brought in some new gadgets and gear that we are geeking out over.

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.

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