Brewing Guide

The plunger is also known as the cafetière and French press. Every household has one of these lying around as it's probably the most common home brewing method in New Zealand.


Brewing Guide

Also called a Moka pot, this device brews coffee by passing boiling water pressurized by steam through ground coffee. It's a versatile brewer that works best with espresso roasted coffee. Note that the size of the device is based on 'Italian espresso cups' which equal to approximately 30mL of coffee per cup.

Cone Dripper Pour Over

Brewing Guide

To make a pour over coffee, a dripper lines with paper filter is placed on a cup or jug and hot water is poured over a pre-measured amount of ground coffee.

The speed of the pour, the technique, the amount of water and coffee, the size of the grind and type of device used will affect flavours and body of the resulting cup.

Hario V60 Pour Over

Brewing Guide

The V60 Coffee Dripper (also referred to as the V60 Coffee Maker) is manufactured by the Japanese glassware brand, Hario. The name stems from the shape of the device: a 'V' shape with 60 degree angle. The internal sides also have the interior ridges that help with airflow during the brewing method.

V60 like many other pour over methods, is a gentle way of brewing coffee and is a great place to start if you're just getting into specialty coffee brewing.


Brewing Guide

This simple and elegantly designed product ensures an effortless, evenly-brewed cup of coffee every time.

The Chemex coffee maker is constructed from non-porous Borosilicate glass (which means no odors or chemical residues) and uses filters that are 20/30% thicker than those used by other pour over methods. The cone shape aids with a consistent extraction and the thickness of the paper keeps bitter sediments from getting into your brew.


Brewing Guide

The AeroPress is a device for brewing coffee invented in 2005 by Aerobie president Alan Adler. This is the ideal brewing tool for people on the road as it's easy to carry around and clean. The AeroPress is a very versatile brewing method that uses a thin paper filter and pressure to force the water through the coffee.