So I got this for Christmas
It's a vacuum siphon coffeemaker
. I know a couple other Icrontians have them too (@djmeph and @buddyj
). Those of you who went to the coffee cupping at Chazzano
know what this is all about.
So far, it's my favorite way of making coffee. It solves the super-sensitive bitterness problem that comes from the French press and it's cheaper and less messy than hand-pour. You get a mellower cup from it, so it takes bold beans really well (I'm drinking Sumatra Mandheling right now and it's super smooth).