Review: Phoenix 70 Pour Over by Saint Anthony Industries

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So how does the coffee taste?  Does it live up to expectation?  To be honest, I almost assumed it wouldn’t preform just because I wanted it to work and be my new favorite pour over because it just looks so darn cool.  I was absolutely ready to be let down by poor quality filters that left the cup tasting like fresh cut lumber, or for it to just not work, the filter collapses and falls over the moment you begin to brew or some other catastrophic defect…

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Review: Bodum Pour Over

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Bodum Pour Over: Just another pour over to pore over? Chemex and Hario users, there is a new kid on the block. The Bodum pour over was recently released looking to take a chunk out of the pour over market from the big boys. It includes Bodum’s always modern styling and a rather unique gold mesh filter. The filter is really what got my attention, simply because I was curious if it could really trap all of the sediment that you typically see with a mesh filter or with a French press. It also includes this little red stopper.  It...

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Brewing the perfect cup

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The question I get asked the most from people about coffee is: “How do I brew a great cup of coffee?” This is often a difficult question to answer. You can make coffee several different ways and there are countless variables involved in each method that can significantly alter the quality of your cup. Often, the simplest things can throw off your cup more than anything (including even the quality of the coffee you are brewing). The best thing you can do, regardless of the way you brew your coffee, is to use good clean water. Filtered water, be it...

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