Preparing a coffee is for many of us a ritual with which a moment of enjoyment and tranquility begins in the middle of the morning or mid-afternoon. To do so we have numerous alternatives, being the manual drip coffee makers that today we propose the best to achieve a delicate coffee but with a lot of flavor.
Beautiful, practical and wireless, This is how the manual drip coffee makers are that we propose today at Bezzia. All are equipped with a filter in which the ground coffee is placed and on which the hot water is poured manually but with different shades to infuse the coffee. Melitta, Chemex or Hario, you choose!
For centuries, coffee was prepared by heating ground coffee in a pot of water. And it is these coffee machines that in a certain way preserve that essence but improving the final taste of the coffee. Easy to use, they also have numerous advantages over other types of coffee maker:
- They take up little space in the kitchen.
- They are light and easy to move.
- They are beautiful. They look great on the kitchen countertop.
- They do not need cables.
- Its operation is simple
- Its simplicity makes its durability high.
- They are inexpensive
Did you know that it was the founder of Melitta who invented coffee filtering in 1908? Later, in the 30s Melitta Bentz introduced conical filters that improved the quality of the coffee by producing a larger area for its extraction. Filters that we know today and that have become a hallmark of the firm.
You will find in the Melitta catalog plastic, glass and porcelain filter holders with innovative grooves that ensure a balanced coffee extraction. In addition, its two openings will allow you to share the pleasure of drinking coffee, since you can prepare two at the same time. And it won't cost you any more than € 17.
The portafilters in combination with the Melitta Pour Over glass carafe still allow you today brew coffee in a simple and elegant way for a good number of people. The carafe is made of borosilicate glass and can be used with hot or cold liquids without risk of breakage. It is suitable for the microwave and thanks to its removable lid it can be easily washed in the dishwasher.
The iconic Chemex glass jug was invented by German chemist Peter Schlumbohm in 1941. Its clean and simple design Makes it look good on top of any countertop. The model with a wooden handle is especially striking, as well as providing warmth to the design, it will prevent you from burning when holding the hot glass.
Handheld coffee makers are available in different sizes to brew from three to thirteen cups. And the design of its fiber filters is special, thicker than the competition to keep bitter elements, oils and grains out of your cup.
Hario was founded in Tokyo in 1921 and originally produced glass products for chemical laboratories. Your most popular V60 device, It was developed to improve the portafilters that existed at the time. With an angle of 60º, the water flows towards the center of the grinding, prolonging the contact time.
This carafe and cone set to make filtered coffee is ideal so that, at an affordable price (€ 25), you can have what you need to make filter coffee professionally at home. To achieve this, you just have to follow the instructions of the firm.
How to make coffee
Whichever manual drip coffee maker you choose, the way to prepare the coffee will be very similar varying only the ratio of coffee and water necessary to obtain the best result. Moistening the filter with hot water, weighing the ground coffee of medium grain and distributing it evenly in the filter are the first steps to follow.
Then you just have to heat the water and pour it into a gooseneck jug. Why? because with this it will be easier for you to add the hot water over the coffee in circular motions from the center to the outside. The temperature of the water will also be important; It must be between 90 and 94 degrees. If you don't have a thermometer, it will be enough for you to stepe about 40 seconds after it boils.
There are numerous videos on YouTube with practical tips for using these manual drip coffee makers, check them out!