Pour-over Coffee Drippers

kalita pour-over coffee brewer

The pour-over coffee dripper is the key element to pour-over coffee. Pour-over coffee drippers come in many forms; plastic, glass, ceramic and metal. Shapes; round or oblong cones, large free-flow holes or small holes (that restrict water flow) for steeping the coffee grounds. Melitta is the most common type of plastic coffee dripper. Other brands include Hario Glass, Bee House, Frieling Cilio, Clever Coffee Dripper, Bonmac, Chemex.

coffee dripper shapes‚ÄčThere are three basic types of coffee dripper. Hario style cone that is a true circular cone and has a large hole in the bottom that allows the coffee for pass quickly through the filter. Kalita flat bottom basket with 3 holes. And the Melitta type that is more oblong at the base of the cone and has a single small hole.

So many choices

How do you choose? All coffee drippers are specific to one’s taste preferences. If you’ve been using one type of coffee dripper and would like to try something else, ask your friends or knowledgeable barista for recommendations or advice. There are many video demonstrations and critiques available on youtube. But since subjectivity rules, it’s up to you. Try sampling pour-over coffee at a good coffee house, if your lucky enough to live in a major city finding one is not so difficult. Ultimately it a roll of the dice, you may be pleasantly surprised or disappointed, most retailers, both local and online, accept returns. Remember glass is most expensive, followed by ceramic and then plastic. Happy hunting.

Plastic Pour-over Coffee Drippers

hario V60 Red Plastic Dripper

Hario v60 Plastic Pour-over Coffee Drip Brewer

Hario V60 Plastic Coffee Brewers are available in 1-2 cup, 1-4 cup and 1-6 cup sizes. All Hario V60 pour-over coffee brewers utilize the same extraction design as all Hario Brewers, they range in price from resin $8, ceramic $19-20, glass $20-22, prices vary depending on sellers.

The advantage to plastic is that it is economical and durable, a good travel companion.

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melitta plastic Signature Series

Melitta Plastic Signature Series Pour-over Coffee Drip Brewer

Melitta Bentz was the inventor of pour-over coffee brewing. Since 1908 Melitta has been making drippers. Now available in different styles.

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OXO Brew coffee maker

OXO Brew Single Serve Drip Brewer

OXO offers a close to an automatic pour-over coffee brewer. It a Mellita style basket with an auto-drip water tank that slowly dispenses the water onto the grounds. Read the review here.

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Ceramic Pour-over Coffee Drippers

Melitta Plastic Pour-over Coffee Drip Brewer

Melitta Bentz was the inventor of pour-over coffee brewing. Since 1908 Melitta has been making drippers. Now available in different styles. 

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Metal Pour-over Coffee Drippers

Hario v60 Plastic Pour-over Coffee Drip Brewer

Hario V60 Plastic Coffee Brewers are available in 1-2 cup, 1-4 cup and 1-6 cup sizes. All Hario V60 pour-over coffee brewers utilize the same extraction design as all Hario Brewers, they range in price from resin $8, ceramic $19-20, glass $20-22, prices vary depending on sellers.

The advantage to plastic is that it is economical and durable, a good travel companion.

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Glass Pour-over Coffee Drippers

Hario v60 Plastic Pour-over Coffee Drip Brewer

Hario V60 Plastic Coffee Brewers are available in 1-2 cup, 1-4 cup and 1-6 cup sizes. All Hario V60 pour-over coffee brewers utilize the same extraction design as all Hario Brewers, they range in price from resin $8, ceramic $19-20, glass $20-22, prices vary depending on sellers.

The advantage to plastic is that it is economical and durable, a good travel companion.

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