9.5, Based on 10 Reviews
Balance brewer, Siphon brewer, vacuum brewer, vacpot, two stage brewer
Polished brass and copper, glass, wood
Vacuum Coffee Maker, Manual
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A near replica of the original 'automatic coffee maker' which was first sold in the 1840s, the Royal (and other similar balance brewers) work just like any vacuum brewer, except the action is side to side.
Jim Pellegrini (quality: 9.6)
Bottom Line: One of the best vac pots money can buy.
Carl S Lau (quality: 9.4)
Product Reviewed: Royal Balance Brewer
Bottom Line: A first class instrument capable of awesome, jaw dropping results.
Jeroen Vriesendorp (quality: 9.0)
Bottom Line: The most beautiful coffee maker I know, worth every penny...
Mark Chalkley (quality: 9.0)
Product Reviewed: Royal Versailles Copper
Bottom Line: Coffee that tastes as good as the Royal looks - that's saying something.
Martin Lipton (quality: 8.5)
Bottom Line: Only 35 cents a month (if you keep it for 102 years). Worth it!
Rebecca Herndon (quality: 8.1)
Bottom Line: The ultimate in brewing for taste and beauty.
Richard Flaske (quality: 7.2)
Bottom Line: Life is good with this machine.
Thomas Laune (quality: 6.3)
Bottom Line: A superb coffee experience at an exceptional value.
Harry Ofgang (quality: 5.3)
Bottom Line: How many paintings or other works of art can brew a great cup of coffee?
Fred Van Akkeren (quality: 5.0)
Product Reviewed: Royal
Bottom Line: Not for daily use but rather on special occasions. Nice look and very good smelling and tasting coffee. Stays hot for quite a while in the copper vessel. Very handy spigot, to fill the cups from.
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