Our go-to brewer: the decidedly un-trendy Melitta 10-cup.

Our go-to brewer: the decidedly un-trendy Melitta 10-cup.

Pour-over is kind of a trendy idea. “Ooh! pour over!” So precious. So personal. “The barista poured my coffee over my coffee grounds for me! Just me! Because I’m special, and I’m worth it, and oooooooh! Pour-over…!” It kind of makes us want to tie

Grady’s Cold Brew Bean Bags

Grady’s Cold Brew Bean Bags

We’ve made gallons of cold brew. Gallons. And it can be a bit messy and labor-intensive. But with Grady’s bean bags, you just toss a few of these babies into some filtered water, fish them out after an overnight steep and you are good to

Conflicted on Chemex

Conflicted on Chemex

We have a love-hate relationship with the old Chemex coffee maker. We love that it is made of glass so it’s easy to clean. We don’t love that the part you grab is made of wood and leather because it makes us feel like we

Water temperature matters

Water temperature matters

Okay, so you’re making some pour-over coffee and you need to get your water to the perfect temperature. Somewhere between 195˚F and

Green coffee beans from Sweet Maria’s

Green coffee beans from Sweet Maria’s

Unless you’ve roasted your own coffee beans, you can’t really call yourself a coffee aficionado. Sweet Marias has been at the forefront of the home roasting revolution since 1997. They travel the world looking for the best green coffee beans and they offer some extremely

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