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18 fluid oz. max capacity- Large sized
It's 5¾" tall, 6¾" wide and the top opening has a diameter of 5⅜"
Shut-off valve design holds the coffee until the brewing process is complete
Includes exclusive coaster and lid
The Clever Coffee Dripper combines the best features of French Press and filter drip brewing, eliminating the drawbacks of each. By adding a stopper to a filtercone, the Clever Coffee Dripper combines control over steeping time with a sediment free cup.The dripper will fit on cups and thermoses with tops wider than 1.5" and less than 3.75" in diameter. Of course, if you put the dripper on a very narrow thermos you should make sure it is stable. Cleaning: Cleaning the Clever Coffee Dripper is ver easy. Just dispose of the used grounds and filter and rinse. Do not allow residue to build up in the filter. Lightly scrub the cone with very hot water and a sponge or brush, taking care to clean shut off mechanism lightly from the top. If necessary, use a detergent-free cleaner designed for carafes and filtercones.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I originally bought the smaller size thinking it would be perfect for one standard coffee mug, but it didn't quite cut it. I would make my coffee with about 2-3 tablespoons of ground and fill water right to the absolute top edge of the dripper. This yielded about 2/3's of a coffee mug for me because of the water trapped in the grounds and the paper filter. I tried numerous ways to get more out and simply wasn't enough. I had to go this larger/standard size which then gets me about 1.5 -2 mugs of coffee, maybe a bit more on occasion.
I was very impressed with the coffee and easy of cleanup. I love my french press, but sometimes the silt is a bit much, and the extra parts and cleanup aren't always great. This gave me french press quality and then some, flavors are even more smooth honestly, and the cleanup and speed of use is fantastic. Absolutely love this method! Only drawback is with even the large size you are only getting about 2 cups, so it's definitely more of a...
I've bought a few french press coffee makers over the years and love them until it's time to clean them. You end up spending more time cleaning that metal mesh than you do drinking the coffee you made with it. This combines the parts of the french press I like (more control over the brewing time, better flavor, variable strength of the brew) and eliminates the mess. Another thing about this device I appreciate is that I can take it to the homes of people that don't drink coffee and make my own there; several members of my family prefer tea but I still love them despite their being wrongly wrong in their wrongness about tea.
I put in a #4 filter, wet it so it stays in place, scoop in the coffee, add the water a bit at a time (get the grounds wet and sit for a few seconds so they won't float to the top as much), wait several minutes and then put the dripper on the mug. There's a recessed plate that the rim of the mug hits that will open the valve at the bottom of the dripper...
I am an avid Aeropress fan but was looking to give my daughter a device that could produce similar consistent results with a little less effort. The Clever Dripper is it. Have seen a few demos on Youtube and couldn't resist trying it. Ground up a nice Sumatra to a drip grind (20) on my Baratza Maestro burr grinder. Used about 18 grams of coffee. Pre-moistened the filter with hot water. Added the coffee, Added a little hot water and let it bloom for about 15 seconds Added about 10 oz of hot water off the boil and covered it At about 1:30 I opened the cover, stirred the top, and recovered At 4:00 I popped it on a cup and let her drip
Results versus my normal Aero were close. The Clever produced a nice smooth tasting cup of coffee. Maybe not as strong as my Aero but still quite good. Easy cleanup, easy to use, nice device and worth it.
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