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The Secrets of Coffee Brewing

Coffee brewing equipment, machines and techniques that work

The French Press coffee maker

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The French Press is always being questioned about its history and its name. In 1852 “a first attempt” was made by two French men, Mayer and Delforge, though it was just a basic device that went then patented and improved in 1929 by the Italians Attilio Calimani and Giulio Moneta. Several patents have then been designed with the one by the Swiss man Faliero Bondanini in 1958, as the most …

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Gina Coffee Maker Review

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Gina Coffee Maker can be the answer to some questions: do you like brewing coffee at home or you haven’t started already but you would like to? Are you a newbie and you don’t know where to start? What kind of brewing method do I should start with? French press, pour over or cold drip? These are common questions that everyone wonders at the beginning. Anyway, it doesn’t matter anymore …

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Aeropress, the Personal Coffee Maker

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The aeropress was invented in 2005 by Alan Adler, who is famous for several inventions such as the Aerobie Pro flying ring which holds the Guinness World Record for the longest throw. The aeropress was designed to make a cup at a time. It reminds a syringe with a cylinder that fits inside another one. This tool relies on pressure to extract the flavours: a plunger pushes the air down …

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The Syphon Coffee Maker

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Around 1830s it was invented the coolest way to brew coffee thanks to a German called Loeff. I’m talking about the Syphon, the syphon coffee maker. Ten years after a Scottish marine engineer called James R. Napier, designed another syphon brewer named Napier coffee pot. But it was a French woman called Marie Fanny Amelie Massot, who designed the first commercial vacuum pot, who will soon-to-be-famous (it seems that Napier …

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Iced coffee, cold brew or nitro one? Which is the best?

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It is summer (even in London) and we are facing with hot temperature. And what better way to cool off than with cold coffee instead of hot one? Today I am writing about the difference between iced coffee, cold brew and nitro one. I am pretty sure that we cannot say there is one of them better than the others; it is just a matter of preference. As we all …

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The Basics of Coffee Extraction

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Whatever method of coffee extraction we use, coffee needs a solvent. Water, in fact, is one of the best solvents that we have in nature especially for its chemical properties: it’s super attractive with hydrophilic substances, substances that have molecules that can absorb water. The better way to extract the molecules inside of a coffee’s beans is to make as more contact surface as possible to let the water get …

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