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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 | Cold Bruer - Slow Drip Cold Coffee Brewer

Cold Bruer - Slow Drip Cold Coffee Brewer: Cold brew fans, rejoice! Cold Bruer is a simplified device for getting that smooth, refreshing, low-acidic taste you crave.

Video Overview | Aerobie AeroPress Coffee Maker

Aerobie AeroPress Coffee Maker: The versatile easy-to-use AeroPress makes a toptop brew in a variety of ways. Learn one approach used by a Regional World AeroPress Championship competitor.

Video Overview | Bonavita Coffee Maker Glass or Thermal Carafe Automatic Brewer

The only automatic brewer to be officially approved by the Specialty Coffee Association of America, now you can enjoy all the notes and flavor of a good roast without having to good through the occasional hasstle of rustling together a pour over.

Video Overview | Mazzer Super Jolly Electronic Doserless Espresso Grinder

Mazzer Super Jolly Electronic Doserless Espresso Grinder: With programmable dosing, the Super Jolly Doserless is engineered to provide that beautifully fine espresso grind, allowing you to get customization in your shots.

Video Overview | Mazzer Robur Espresso Conical Burr Grinder and Doser

Mazzer Robur Espresso Conical Burr Grinder and Doser: The Mazzer Robur Espresso Grinder is known as the most powerful and most durable espresso grinder on the market and is the ultimate workhorse for high volume cafes and coffee shops.

Video Overview | Mazzer Mini Espresso Coffee Grinder

Mazzer Mini Espresso Coffee Grinder: The Mazzer Mini may be the smallest of the Mazzer line up, but the grind and build quality matches its older siblings and ensures a solid investment for your espresso setup. The perfect espresso grinding solution for a super low-volume cafe or home espresso set-up.

Video Overview | Mazzer Major Espresso Grinder and Doser

Mazzer Major Espresso Grinder and Doser: Ready to pull you through the long hull, the Mazzer Major grinds espresso at the rate needed for a medium-sized cafe to stay in action and in the game. The dosing chamber makes the process that much faster during busy times, as you can just grind a large amount and then disperse accordingly.

Video Overview | Mazzer Kony Electronic Conical Burr Espresso Grinder

Mazzer Kony Electronic Conical Burr Espresso Grinder: Lauded for the excellent grind consistency produced by its conical burrs, the Mazzer Kony is the perfect choice for those that want conical burrs but don't need the production of a Robur.

Video Overview | Mazzer Super Jolly Espresso Flat Burr Grinder

Mazzer Super Jolly Espresso Flat Burr Grinder: A hardy grinder ready to take on the steady rigmarole of a mid-sized cafe, the Mazzer Super Jolly a piece of equipment ready to serve. It sits snugly in the middle ground of grinders (pun intended), with an output to handle a fairly steady stream of orders.

Video Overview | Mazzer Major Electronic Flat Burr Espresso Grinder

Mazzer Major Electronic Flat Burr Espresso Grinder: Got yourself a cafe which has decent amount of traffic, but not enough to warrant a large espresso grinder? The Mazzer Major is perfectly equipped to keep up with the flow of consistent traffic. Add to the ease with the programmable control panel which allows you to adjust grind size and dosage beforehand.

Video Overview | Mazzer Kony Conical Burr Espresso Grinder

Mazzer Kony Conical Burr Espresso Grinder: Economic and more compact, the Kony offers many of the advantages of fancier espresso grinders without having to break the bank.

Video Overview | Mazzer Robur Electronic Conical Burr Espresso Coffee Grinder

Mazzer Robur Electronic Conical Burr Espresso Coffee Grinder On the top of Mazzer's line espresso grinders is the Robur. With its power motor and conical burrs, this piece of equipment can spit out a dose of espresso faster than you can say, "One cappuccino, please."

Video Overview | Curtis Gold Cup Brewer

Single-cup pour overs are in serious demand these days, but they beg the question: how precise are manual methods? Curtis has an answer to that question and, if consistent pour pattern and temperature stability are among your priorities, their solution may be right for you. The Gold Cup Brewer is the first automated single-cup coffeemaker, and it's perfect for cafes, roasters, restaurants that want to implement extra measures of control and consistency.

Video Overview | Walkure Porcelain Pour Over Brewers

Paper, metal, cloth... what's the best filter for you? Well, have you considered porcelain? Ponder this: a coffeemaker constructed entirely of ceramic that doesn't use any filters. It's a real thing, and a dream come true for pour over purists. Walkure's brewer separately grounds from brew with a flat porcelain grid, offering a full-bodied and flavorful cup that's surprisingly clean.

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