Coffee Gears for You
Tools for Making Better Coffee at Home!
Quality coffee beans are the life of great coffee, but the gear and accessories you use can greatly affect your beans taste, aroma, and strength. There is a lot of gear out there that can help you make a nice cup of coffee while there are some that can make your coffee a whole lot better.
Not sure which coffee maker, accessory, grinder, or roaster to buy for your home?
Coffee is a constant, a beverage we drink, in some form or another, several times a day. A common misconception is that the taste of home-brewed coffee can’t match that from the cafe, where the cost of a single cup continues to rise: In 2015, the average cost of a cup of coffee in the US had reached an all-time high of $3.28, Zagat reported in its annual National Coffee Survey. But it’s never been easier, or more affordable, to craft up cafe-quality coffee at home. And it starts here, with the right tools.
Coffee Making Equipment & Accessories
Coffee making equipment comes in all shapes and sizes, from the simple French Press to the high end espresso machine. We have selected some of the best equipment for the home barista.
While we love a great espresso as much as the next coffee aficionado, a good espresso machine is an expensive and technically challenging piece of equipment, so we offer a broad range of manual brewing devices that make excellent coffee without big price tags or the need for too much training.
Your first step should always be a good coffee grinder but from there, you can go a lot of different ways with your coffee preparation ritual. Below you'll find a variety of coffee makers, coffee grinders & accessories. All of them should help you make an even better cup of coffee at home, at the office or on the road.
Hario V60 Craft Coffee Maker. The V60 coffee dripper AS Resin is convenient and practical for the art of pour over coffee. The V60 is designed with a ribbed shape that allows air to pass so that the ground coffee can fully expand, extracting optimum flavor for every sip. For a lighter taste, quickly pour hot water into the cone shaped paper filters. The taste of coffee varies depending on the flow of water. Although it looks like a glass, it is actually made of AS Resin.
VCND-02W-EX (white), Size: W170 x D125 x H220 mm, Capacity: 1-4 cups, practical capacity 600ml, Material: Dripper/ AS resin, Lid, Measuring spoon, Handle(including the band)/ Polypropylene, Bushing, Silicone rubber, Glass pot/ Heatproof glass
Hario Coffee Server. The heat-resistant server is completely transparent. It fits right in no matter the space, so it’s the server of choice at many cafes.
V60 Paper Filter 100 sheets. Compatible with cone-shaped drippers. Three sizes are available to brew from one to six cups.
A classic for a reason, the French press could hardly be easier to use. No worrying about how long it takes for water to flow through the coffee bed (as with a pour over), just get that water in there and let it steep — it’s as easy as brewing a cup of tea. Once you know the right water temperature, ratio of liquid to grounds, and how long to brew your coffee, you’re well on your way to making French press coffee. And as long as you avoid the most common and easily fixable French press mistakes (get all that coffee immediately out of there after brewing!) you’ll be home free.
Hario Technica 5-Cup Coffee Syphon: For those who crave a bit more ritual in their morning routine, this syphon from trusted Japanese brand Hario is durable, made from heat-resistant borosilicate glass and won’t break the bank.
When grinding great coffee, it's essential to grind your beans right before you brew and for that, you'll need the best coffee grinder. True coffee lovers and coffee connoisseurs don't settle for any old machine, though. A weak coffee grinding machine will hinder even the best coffee makers. Just how important is the coffee grinder to a good cup of coffee? Cheap grinders mistreat whole beans, grinding them inconsistently which leads to uneven coffee extraction, and ultimately, a bad cup of coffee or espresso.
If you want to make your own coffee at home, you should use good brand pre-ground coffee, or can use their own excellent beans to make your own coffee. You also need a Coffee Scale to measure the coffee grounds before starting brewing. Small differences in the preparation of coffee brewing can lead to big differences in taste. If Know exactly how much coffee and water you are using, and once you have a cup that you know you like, you can stay exactly the same, or you can change the different parameters exactly if you want to try something else.
HARIO COFFEE DRIP SCALE/TIMER. Hario isn't the cheapest coffee scale out there, sit at the mid-range price point.
We love the functional focus of these neat, compact coffee scales. The measurement is accurate to within 0.1g. The LCD has a dedicated space for measuring and timers, eliminating the hassle of switching between the two.
The automatic shutdown function is disabled when you use the timer. This means you can perfect things like infusion joints before you're done, without the risk of power failure. The Hario is powered by two AAA batteries, so you don't have to worry about plugging in the battery, which is very useful when you travel.
The pour-over kettle is a professional way of brewing your coffee. It allows you to prepare your coffee like a true barista by providing you with a lot of control over the amount of hot water that you use when brewing a coffee.
Indeed, every art has its set of tools, and when it comes to coffee, then pour-over kettle is one of them.
When it comes to creating great espresso, every barista needs a great tamper. Whether you’re a casual coffee maker at home or beginning to open your own coffee shop, a good tamper is essential to the quality of the espresso that you’ll make.
Keep in mind that it’s up to you how you make your coffee with these amazing tools. Enhance your coffee brewing skills and enjoy your coffee every day.