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Toddy vs Filtron vs Oxo – The Best Full Immersion Cold Brew Coffee Makers

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Iced coffee made with oxo cold brew
Coffee from Oxo Good Grips Cold Brew Coffee Maker

If you are looking to buy a large batch cold brew coffee maker, you have a relatively simple task; there aren’t too many options on the market. The few options available are relatively similar in functionality, features, and price. The three big names are Oxo, Filtron, and Toddy. You can skip to the second half of the article for the comparison.

Cold brew is a slow preparation method because uses cold steeping. In the absence of heat, caffeine and other soluble compounds in the coffee bean extract slower. Cold brew can take up to 48 hours to make, depending on how strong you want the coffee.

To solve this problem, coffee people invented the batch cold brew coffee makers. The concept behind these devices is that you prepare a large and concentrated batch of cold brew that you use for a few days. We store the coffee concentrate in the fridge, and we dilute it with water or milk when we drink it.

The large batch coffeemakers use full immersion for the extraction because it is the most convenient method.

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Burr vs Blade Coffee Grinder

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Blade and Burr Grinders side by sideIf you are beginning to brew at home, and are looking for a good coffee grinder, or you are looking to replace the old cheap blade grinder, you find the right page. We will help you understand how the two compare, when you need to pay the premium for a burr grinder, and when is OK to stick with your blade grinder.

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DeLonghi Esam Magnifica Review

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DeLonghi ESAM3300 Magnifica super automatic espresso machine
DeLonghi ESAM3300 Magnifica on Amazon

De’Longhi ESAM Magnifica is a super-automatic espresso machine on the lower price range, and it’s often compared to Krups Espresseria. The two offer about the same feature set at a comparable price. Each of the two has its strength and weaknesses and depending on your needs and preferences, you might choose one or the other.

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How to Tamp Espresso – The Perfect Espresso Tamping

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Ristretto Espresso ShotEspresso tamping is one of the most important steps when pulling a shot. If you get the tamping wrong, your espresso is ruined, because the water will pass through the grinds too fast, and the result will be a beverage close to drip coffee. Here are are a few tips to ensure a perfect tamping every time.

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The Best Grind and Brew Coffee Makers

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Grind and Brew Coffee Maker
Cuisinart Bean to Cup Coffee Machine (photo credit – Amazon)

Grind and brew coffee makers are relatively new on the market, but the demand for them is growing because of the convenience of these machines. This type of coffee makers has a few advantages over a regular pair of separate grinder and brewing machine.

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Keurig Single Cup Coffee Maker – Keurig K60/K65 Special Edition

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Keurig Single Cup Coffee Maker – Keurig K60/K65 Special Edition Review

Keurig k60You might ask yourself if you really need the Keurig single cup coffee maker K60, or you can stick with your old and dear drip coffee machine.

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Hamilton Beach Scoop vs Keurig – Ground Coffee vs Capsule-based Single Serve

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Use Ground Coffee with Single Serve

Keurig and Hamilton Beach Scoop are probably the best coffee machines that allow you to use your own ground coffee to brew a cup. The single serve is the best coffee machine invention, that allows you as a coffee lover to brew only what you drink and to have it always fresh, and fresh is everything for your cuppa Joe, as you already know.

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