Posted Thu May 5, 2005, 4:28pm Subject: Re: Can a high quality drip brew as good as a french press/vac pot
Well said,Patrick. The other posts were excellent too,and I believe mentioned the fact that each method has it's own qualities,and personal taste is the final criterion. Also,at least in my opinion,there is a noteable difference between drip with a paper filter and drip with a gold filter. Regards, Barry
Posted Thu May 5, 2005, 8:33pm Subject: Re: Can a high quality drip brew as good as a french press/vac pot
I will agree with the Dj and Craig regarding the Mocha Brew. It makes a very good cup and after I graduated from Mocha brew University I was in love with it. Yes, just kiddin abit, but it does require a little of your time for experimention,but this is time well invested and rewarding. The Mocha Brew is very dependent upon the kind of coffee you use. A complex and aromatic bean will really compliment this machine.
cjpeltz Senior Member Joined: 27 Jul 2004 Posts: 67 Location: Windsor, CO Expertise: I live coffee
Grinder: Solis Maestro Plus Drip: Presto Scandanavian Roaster: FR8, SC/CO, RK Drum
Posted Sat May 7, 2005, 11:19am Subject: Re: Can a high quality drip brew as good as a french press/vac pot
So, what do folks recommend for Vac Pot under $50? What's the best value out there right now? I've seen some selling on EBay for $20, but I'm not sure of their quality. Sweet Marias has shown ranging up into the $150 range, and I'm not sure I want to take that plunge.
mswanson Senior Member Joined: 27 Apr 2005 Posts: 31 Location: Des Moines, IA Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: S1 Vidaldi 2 Grinder: Mini Vac Pot: I have one Drip: Nope Roaster: Heat gun!
Posted Sun May 8, 2005, 4:01pm Subject: Re: Can a high quality drip brew as good as a french press/vac pot
I have the Yama Vacuum Brewer. It's works fine for me, and it's flat at the bottom, so you can use it on an electric stove with the supplied wire rack (don't go above 50% heat). It does brew only enough for 1-2 people, so that is a downside. But you can get quite a number of Yamas for the same price as larger sized Cona Vacuum pot.:)
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