This would not be the first time were comparisons between espresso coffee and moka pot brewed coffee are drawn. Part of the appeal and popularity of the moka pot itself was due to how similar the coffee it is capable of brewing is to the classic bar-bought espresso. The pump-driven espresso machine is, nowadays, the… Continue reading Stovetop Espresso vs. Pump Brewed Espresso: Characteristics & Differences
As we’ve discussed before, espresso machines can be powered through several mechanisms and there are several types available. There are automatic pump espresso machines, handheld devices like the Handpresso and the Aeropress, stovetop espresso makers, and then there’s the steam models that require a little skill on your part to use. In past articles We’ve… Continue reading The Steam-Driven Espresso Maker Vs. The Handpresso
Again we are faced with two different companies: Aerobie, based in the United States, and Handpresso, based in France. These two modern devices put their own twist to the brewing process and we are here to compare and contrast them, helping you decide which a better fit is for you. Handpresso machines are fairly new… Continue reading Handpresso Vs The Aeropress: Which One Is The Better Choice
When it comes to modernizing the coffee brewing process, there are a few companies that have been on the head of the competition. Hario in Japan and Aerobie in the United States have presented us, in the last few years, with two cutting edge devices that have, on their own way, revolutionized the way coffee… Continue reading Rethinking Coffee And The Brewing Process: The Hario V60 vs. The Aeropress
When it comes to comparing two home based brewing devices, it is a good idea to do so with a newcomer and a classic one. This is mainly because the classic artifact lets us see, as users, which characteristics are the most important ones, which have stood the taste of time and which haven’t and… Continue reading Which Is Best: The Percolator Or The Chemex?
Espresso coffee and the machines that produce it deserve an encyclopedia of their own, since the variables and the types of devices available for sure will surpass the length of this article and its intention. However, we will attempt to summarize their strongest points by focusing on one type of machine at a time. Firstly,… Continue reading The Pump-Driven Espresso Machines vs The Chemex
Both of the devices we will be discussing in this article are brand names exclusives. The Chemex is continues to be manufactured by the Chemex Coporation in Massachusetts and the Aeropress is a part of the Aerobie company. Again, both of these devices require a very hands-on interaction from the user, and it is maybe… Continue reading Hands-On Brewing: The Chemex or the Aeropress?