Category: Coffee Makers

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Just Brew It: Handpress[t]o!

Are you a coffee fiend who ventures far from their precious home espresso machine? Do you often stay in motels where coffee is more easily likened to dirty water, and half-way decent espresso is at least three towns away? Or maybe you like to camp, in which case you may be in for a long, hilly...

By Hannah
Just Brew It: J Martinez & the Ibrik

If you read my blog about the history of coffee, you know according to legend coffee was first discovered by a goat herder in the hills of Ethiopia. It spread throughout the region, reaching Turkey, where they developed one of the oldest brewing methods still in use today: the ibrk. I first tried...

By Hannah
Just Brew It: The Aeropress Upright & Inverted

The Aeropress gets a lot of odd remarks. Although it looks like it would be better suited for use on the set of Breaking Bad or Grey’s Anatomy and was developed by a sport toy company, don’t let that confuse you out of trying it. This brewer is adored by the coffee community, and for...

By Hannah
Just Brew It: Pour Over Demystified

I hear this question a lot: what’s so different about pour over, anyway? It seems like an awful lot of work for your coffee. Well, I can see how it would seem intimidating, and I can certainly relate to feeling impatient when it comes to my morning coffee--but pour over brewing does have a...

By Hannah
Coffee in the Office - Part 4

In our last blog we looked at some great brewing methods to make exceptional coffee for one. This time around let’s take a look at brewing for a few. We are talking about options for brewing coffee for a small office, let’s say about 10 people . There are many factors that go into...

New SCAA Certified Brewer: Behmor Brazen Plus

Behmor’s Brazen Plus is one of an elite few home coffeemakers to possess a coveted SCAA (Specialty Coffee Association of America) certification. Utilizing technologies often exclusive to commercial brewers, the Brazen allows users to program the brew temperature between 190-210°F for optimal...

Technivorm Moccamaster: Exceptional Drip Coffee

Each machine is handmade by Technivorm engineers in the Netherlands, and built with two separate heating elements to monitor both the brewing temperature and the temperature of the heating plate. These elements ensure a brew temperature between 198-205°F and a holding temperature between...

Cozy And Warm With A Technivorm

I'm serious when I say I love drip coffee. One of these days I'll be sure to review a semi-automatic or super-automatic, but with the coming of Autumn, I'm perfectly content having a machine like the Technivorm Moccamaster to make me coffee. Yet, this isn't a normal drip coffee....

Coffee in the Office - Part 1

I thought it would be fun to look a little closer at office coffee service.  I think one thing we really don’t look at much or talk about much is office coffee service. In the world of coffee sales it is abbreviated as OCS. The trend has been as with most things to make coffee more...

Breville Oracle: Full of Features & Stunningly Simple

The recently released Breville Oracle is truly one of the nicest machines that has come through the doors here at Whole Latte Love. Breville has combined an enormous amount of features with effortless simplicity. The result is a machine that finally boasts the ease of use of a super-automatic...

By Erik
Don't Skip The Drip

I like my coffee made the way I like my work day to pass by- quick and efficient. That being said, drip coffee is my preferred method of preparation, and I thought I would share my three favorite items that help me get through the day.  I never considered coffee as chemistry until I was...

Yama Hunter Cold Brew Coffee Maker

Available here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/Yama/yama-hunter-cold-brew-coffee-maker.cfm The Hunter Cold Brew Coffee Maker is a unique and versatile 24oz brewer that can be used with both hot and cold water for either coffee or tea. The base of the Hunter works like a traditional pour over...

Exceptional Drip Coffee Maker

In-between espressos the coffee experts at Whole Latte Love down a fair amount of the drippy stuff. Find out which drip coffee maker we use in the office. Hint: It's one of only a few certified by the Specialty Coffee Association of America and is a Cook's Illustrated Best...

New Brew: Chemex Pour Over Equipment

The Chemex® coffeemaker, together with Chemex-Bonded® Coffee Filter, makes perfect coffee. Clear, pure, flavorful and without bitterness or sediment every time. The coffee only comes in contact with the scientifically designed filter and non-porous glass. With the Chemex® method, you can make...

New Brew: La Cafetière French Presses & More

For over 50 years, La Cafetière has been designing and redesigning french presses and coffee accessories. Only the most modern and chic designs are taken into consideration for any La Cafetière line, and designers from around the world add their expertise to each new product. Shop La...

Home-Brewed Coffee: Tips and Tricks to Save You More

Most of us know that preparing our favorite drinks at home can save big bucks - to the tune of hundreds and even thousands of dollars a year. Still, a few simple tricks can help maximize your savings and give you an even greater budget boost.   Buy Wisely The Simple Dollar, a...

The French Press

There are all kinds of ways to brew coffee, some I’ve experimented with, and some that I have yet to try. With specialty coffee becoming more and more prevalent in America, there’s been a branching out of brewing methods, as baristas embrace more unique approaches to preparing coffee....

By Nick B
Science Talk: Coffee Does Not Dehydrate and May Boost Memory

Who hasn’t heard that coffee dehydrates you? Well, as it turns out, this may be an old wives’ tale. Researchers at the University of Birmingham in the UK have been hard at work busting one of the oldest, and arguably most pervasive, coffee myths in existence.   While...