05 Dec '17, 2am

Building A Better Dripper With Blue Bottle Coffee

“We feel like there’s lots of really great drippers out there,” says Day, “and we’ve had great success in our coffees with the Bonmac drippers, which have been on bar for more than a decade. And we like some things about the V60 and Kalita as well. But we had this feeling that if we really understood extraction and the interaction between technique and coffee, we could make something better.” Factors like flow rate, thermal mass, size, and interactivity between cone and filter were exhaustively measured and tested by Day, Kuempel, and their team. The goal was not necessarily for Blue Bottle to create a brewer that was outright *better* than what’s on the market; rather, it is to create a brewer that allowed for better coffee more often , with a wider target and less demands on expertise, but understanding every last factor and input involved in the process. In engineer spe...

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