A cup of coffee can brighten up the crankiest of people! It’s a beverage that’s known to be the life supporting system of most of the population in urban cities. But the steady rise in coffee prices of baristas and coffee shops are a heavy burden on our pockets. According to a report by National Coffee Survey by Zagat, the price of one cup of coffee in America had shot up to a whopping $3.28 in the year 2015! A much better alternative to the expensive cafeterias would be to prepare this beloved beverage at home.
Contrary to the popular belief, home-brewed coffee is in no way inferior to the steaming cups of coffee available in cafes. You just need to right equipment.
Read on to know about the best coffee tools out there that can help you brew the best coffee, a perfect start to the day!
Pour over dipper
A kind of a Japanese coffee maker, the Kalita Wave Glass Dipper is pretty easy to use. Go for models such as the Hario V60 or a Chemex that sports a flat bottom and relatively smaller holes for better filtering. The Kalita Wave filters can complement these pour over dippers wonderfully.
The Technivorm Moccamaster KBT 10 cup is a product launched by the Netherland-based Coffeemaker Company, and though it is not the most aesthetically appealing product, the Moccamaster can make about 10 steaming cups of coffee in a matter of minutes! If you’re not sure which one to get then reading a few coffee maker reviews will definitely give you the good perspective on what you really need.
And the thermal carafe can preserve the brew for about 6 hours- a lifesaver for homemakers who’re constantly trapped in the kitchen every time guests come over.
You can now get a professional quality espresso at home with the new La Marzocco Linea Mini, a machine inspired by the classic coffee makers found in the La Marzocco cafes that are famous worldwide. It comes with commercial grade bells and whistles, pre-infusion brew paddle, steam boiler, temperature regulator and LED lights.
The Bunn Single Cup Coffee Brewer combines the best of professional quality and home use comfort. The Keurig K cup pods can grind both coffee beans and tea leaves. You can also manually control the machine deciding the flavor and consistency of each cup of coffee that you prepare.
The stylish sleek design and shiny stainless steel exterior of the Frieling French Press are pretty tough and durable. And the thermal dish wash friendly design makes it all the more desirable.
Coffee making is an art, a sacred ritual of sorts and what better way to prepare a cup of perfectly brewed coffee than with the Hario Technica 5 cup Coffee Syphon?! This coffee maker combines the age-old Japanese tradition of brewing with the modern day technology of fire resistant durable glass framework for a more enhanced experience.
Cold Brew Maker
For cold coffee lovers, the OXO Good Grips Cold Brew Maker is perfect with its user-friendly design, easy controls and perforated dipper that effectively prevent any saturation. Also, the automatic stop feature reduces the risk of overflowing and spilling.
AeroPress coffee maker is among the most efficient brewer backups, i.e. when your conventional coffee machine has some technical issues, AeroPress can save the day! The compact, portable design and compatibility plus the affordable price only add on to its charm.
Baratza Virtuoso Burr Coffee Grinder is known for its commercial quality and heavy duty framework. It can grind any kind of coffee beans without compromising on either the flavor or texture of coffee.
Scalers such as Bonavita Electronic Scale can measure up to 0.1 grams and hence is very reliable for measuring out the ground coffee. It even comes with a timer further adding on to the efficiency of the product.
The Soma Sustainable Pitcher ensures that the water poured into the coffee maker is free from impurities of any kind. Its commercial quality filters, huge capacity, and unbreakable plastic framework makes it a rage among customers.
The Bonavita Variable Temperature kettle runs on electricity and can keep the water warm for about an hour! Also, the smart design consists of a long spout that would help you control the quantity of liquid you can pour at a time.
The Clive Coffee Tamper comes in four different wood types and three basic sizes including 53mm, 58mm, and 58.3mm. The wooden framework is easy to carry from one place to another, while the variety of sizes increases its versatility.