Science and coffee collide in this copper dripper to make the optimal cup of coffee. In the 1930s, the drip cone pour-over was proven by M.I.T. scientists as being the best method for brewing coffee. Meanwhile, Japanese brand Hario, founded in 1921 with a catalogue of laboratory glass, segued from science to coffee with their 1948 syphon brewer. This cone dripper was released in 2005, and over one million Hario drippers have been sold. The brewing cone features an angled design and spiral-ribbed walls so that the paper or cloth filter does not cling to the sides, creating ample space for air to escape and the coffee to expand as you add water. An opening at the bottom of the cone lets brewed coffee drip freely, allowing you to customize the coffee strength with the speed at which you pour the hot water—quickly for lighter coffee or slowly for a darker brew. The durable, copper body retains heat to help maintain a constant temperature throughout brewing, delivering a steaming cup of coffee when the drip cycle is done.
Hand wash. Do not place in dishwasher. To brew your perfect cup of coffee: Place the filter inside the cone. Add medium-fine coffee grounds (10-12g 120ml is typically good for one serving, but adjust for stronger or weaker brews) to the filter. Take the boiling water off the flame, waiting a few minutes for the water to settle. Pour hot water slowly to moisten the grounds from the center outward, moving water in a circular pattern. Wait about 30 seconds. Slowly start adding more water using the same speed and swirling motion as before, making sure the water does not come into direct contact with the paper filter. Brewing time should be within 3 minutes for the freshest coffee.
Hario was founded in 1921 to provide glassware to laboratories. In the 1940s, founder Hiromu Yasuhiro believed that their heatproof glass would work well for the growing coffee and café industry in Japan, and he was right. Today, Hario remains one of the most respected producers of laboratory and coffee products. The company is run by the original founder’s son, CEO Sibata Yasuhiro.
Heat-resistant solid copper dripper for pour-over coffee. Brass handle and nickel-plated interior. Spiral-ribbed walls to provide air between cone and filter. Made in Japan since 1921.
5 inches x 3.6 inches
(12.7 cm x 9 cm)
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