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#261653 - 07/06/13 02:12 PM Re: Need coffeemaker recommendation for HOT coffee [Re: Bingley]
Russ Offline
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Registered: 06/02/06
Posts: 4912
Loc: SOCAL
Originally Posted By: Bingley
... Some people also really like Chemex. Who can blame them? It makes good coffee, and it's pretty enough to make its way into a art museum. Again, some skill is required.
Okay, I liked what I saw and read on the Chemex website so I bought the Chemex six cup carafe and a box of their square filters. Today is my first cup and it's good coffee, but IMO it's no better than the coffee I get from my Melita manual coffee maker. The Melita is cheaper and can be found in most grocery stores along with the #4 conical filters.

That said, I can (and will) use the Chemex Carafe for red wine... smile

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#261655 - 07/06/13 03:51 PM Re: Need coffeemaker recommendation for HOT coffee [Re: haertig]
Lono Offline
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Registered: 10/19/06
Posts: 1013
Loc: Pacific NW, USA
For me the biggest factors in brewing are boiling water in full contact with grounds for 3 1/2 to 4 minutes. Do that and there isn't really much that can go wrong. Then it comes down to preference. Once upon a time I used the Melita exclusively then I started to taste the paper filter. So I went to a Krupp gold filter and all was good for years, until my wife and I started drinking less coffee, and we moved to a French press. Right away I could taste the difference from immersing the grounds in all the hot water rather than pouring it thru. Ymmv. And we love the grounds, it gives you something to chew on. :-)

Love the repurposing of the chemex Russ!

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