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The Serious Eats Guide to Pourover Coffee

Whether you call it by-the-cup, hand-brewed, or manually brewed coffee, anytime you're creating a fresh, single cup experience by pouring water over coffee into a cone, you're making a "pourover"—a flavorful, clean-tasting way to express the qualities of drip coffee (that can hold myriad subtle and fanciful flavors that can get lost in the concentration of espresso, or the sludge of a French press, or the uneven extraction of most automatic drip machines.) Today we offer you our definitive guide to pourover. More

Which Fancy Coffee Pourover Kettle is Right for Me?

I know what you're thinking: my manual coffee brewing technique would be just perfect if only I spent $120 on a stainless steel water kettle with perfectly angled tip, to ensure brilliant control over my water pouring—right? But it's true, a specifically tailored kettle allows slow, steady flow of water which produces a more balanced and nuanced cup. Come along, coffee grasshopper, and let's evaluate the options. More

Six Great Coffee Apps for the iPhone

No true coffee geek is ever far from the tools of their trade, and in many cases this toolkit includes an iPhone—a brewing timer at the ready, that, sometimes, also makes phone calls. But for those who'd prefer a more in-depth pocket reference, or something to hold their hand while brewing coffee at home, there are a few apps on the market that may be just the thing. More

How To Brew Coffee With a Kantan Dripper

It's a bird! It's a paper airplane! It's a....portable unfolding one-time use coffee maker? For those for whom a ceramic cone dripper is too hefty and fragile to toss in one's overnight bag we offer the Kantan Dripper, a beguilingly and bizarrely simple disposable paper filter for brewing a clean, full-bodied cup on the go. More

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