zeph Senior Member Joined: 13 Aug 2012 Posts: 1 Location: london Expertise: I love coffee
Posted Mon Aug 13, 2012, 6:49am Subject: Hario V60 dripper vs normal ceramics cone dripper
Need a bit of help in choosing my new dripper. i have been using the normal ceramics cone to brew coffee for a while but i just broke it yesterday. i have read lots of reviews and seems like lots of ppl are praising the hario v60 as one of the best dripper cone in the market, but i just wondering that whether it really makes a difference in taste comparing to normal ceramics one. i'd be appreciated if you guys could share some exp on hario v60 vs normal dripper.
Posted Mon Aug 13, 2012, 9:22am Subject: Re: Hario V60 dripper vs normal ceramics cone dripper
The V60 is more fussy about grind size and pour technique, but I don't think it's necessarily better than a "melitta style" dripper. It sort of depends on how many outlet holes the latter has (I have the two-hole "pro" model made by Bonmac, branded by Counter Culture). I tend to use my Hario in place of a Chemex because it's easier to clean up and the filters fit well, while retaining some separation to allow coffee to escape the sides.
If you have a decent grinder and pouring kettle, there's no reason a V60 wouldn't keep you happy. What's nice about it is that you can fold size 4 filters into a cone, or use the Hario filters, or the Chemex filters, or a cloth, or the KONE, or... you get the idea.
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