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Response to Kaleva (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 07:03 AM

30. This is what we use.



The Yama Syphon (or Siphon) Brewer is most likely the fanciest way to make coffee you'll ever see. For coffee geeks, it's not merely an entertaining way to make coffee, but one of the best brewing methods created. The full-immersion brewing, consistant brew temperature, and cloth filter combine to bring out the best in your coffee. Simply pour 40 oz. of water into the bottom glass, attach firmly the upper glass chamber, and heat it over the stove until it slowly begins to boil. If it is heating too fast and boiling rapidly, monitor the heat source to ensure a slower boil. At this point, the water will rise into the upper glass and saturate the waiting grounds. Some even recommend to wait until about 1/2 - 3/4 of the water has risen to the upper glass to dump the grounds into the top glass. Once every last drop of flavor has been extracted from the ground coffee (will take approximately 2 minutes depending upon desired strength), remove from the stove (careful, the bottom will be hot) and the coffee will be drawn down through the tube (and filter) into the lower glass. To serve, simply remove the upper glass and set it in the top/lid. The bottom container can now be used as a serving vessel. Enjoy!

This listing is for the 8 Cup Stovetop Siphon. For other sizes and options see our 5 Cup Stovetop Siphon, 3 Cup Tabletop Siphon, and 5 Cup Tabletop Siphon listings.

http://prima-coffee.com/brewer/yama-coffee-vacpot-8-cup-stovetop-siphon-syphon

$36 and shipping is included. The stovetop works well for us, but we've sent our daughter in college the tabletop version to take to the lab.

We make our own filters out of an unused gifted sweatshirt that was too small for me. These coffeemakers used to be popular in the US during the 40s and 50s but were replaced by electric percolators during the early "labor-saving device" push by electric utilities. They are still widely in use in coffeeshops around Japan, which is where I first came across them 35 years ago.

Guaranteed the best coffee you'll ever brew.

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