Why Pour-Over Brewing Method?
It’s simple, it’s affordable, easy-to-brew, and produces a clean, smooth cup of coffee. You only need 3 main gears, a pour-over dripper, a coffee paper filter and a drip pot.
Compared to other brewing methods, Pour-Over highlights sophisticated flavors which makes it a popular choice for single-origin beans, mostly medium roast beans are used as it brings out fruity and sometimes exotic flavors.
You don’t need to be an expert or professional to start using the pour-over method. Start with a small step to learn a good amount of knowledge on what happens when using this type of method and then brewing everyday will hone your pouring techniques as you discover and enjoy every finished cup of coffee.
Choosing the equipment.
Let’s talk briefly about why it is important to choose quality gears.
You will most likely use this everyday, pouring hot simmering water into it and will be drinking the coffee so it would make sense that the equipment you have are durable and safe to use long-term. Let's dig deep and learn each gear's importance and how to utilize it.
The idea was to extract the full extent of clean and stable flavors, and so CAFEC launched the “Flower Dripper” as the answer to the cause.
The flower dripper keeps a deep filtering layer by making water circulation from center to outside. To prevent unpleasant taste from going into coffee liquid, faster and smooth water flow is required. After a long time of study, CAFEC reached this ideal flower shape at last! Because water does not stay in the dripper, the water volume poured from top and brought out from the bottom can be kept the same. You can enjoy the best flavor of coffee without an unpleasant taste.
CAFEC paper filters are not just paper. It has “Two-Side Crepe” by our original papermaking technology (Air-through dry). The balance of the height of the crepe on both sides can keep enough air layer between paper and dripper so water can flow at an ideal speed.
To cater the 3 types of roasting levels which are Light Roast, Medium Roast and Dark Roast, CAFEC developed the new 3 Roasting Level Special Paper. Each filter varies from the paper thickness, its density and the height of the crepe to control brewing speed and water temperature.
Choosing the right paper filter will help you brew the desired flavors you want in your cup of coffee.
A specialized kettle designed for pour-over is also important because it helps you create a consistent extraction and is designed to keep water at a stable temperature. While the thick gooseneck is designed to control the flow of water.
Introducing, the Tsubame Pro is hand-made one by one in Tsubame city, Niigata where it is famous for high-quality stainless manufacturing. The thinnest spout 6.0mm was said to be difficult to be manufactured so far, but the Tsubame craftsmanship made it possible.
Thanks to the thinnest spout, it is easy to pour water to the targeted point. And more, thanks to the sharp top edge, it has an excellent water break too.
A brief knowledge on what happens when you brew coffee using the Pour-Over method. There are 2 kinds of pour-over method; which are “Osmotic-flow” and “Full immersion”.
The difference between Osmotic-flow and Full immersion is that full immersion is to soak the coffee grounds in water by letting water stay in a dripper while continuous pouring while Osmotic-flow is pouring water until it bubbles a little bit and stop then do it over again until done, it never soaks the coffee grounds and never lets the water stay in.
The results are quite different and you may want to try both and choose which one suits your taste better. To discover more about brewing, our brewing guide will help you learn the fundamentals and techniques.
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