Archive for category ‘siphon’

coffee –> questions –> words

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

counter culture's ben helfen demonstrates the thing with the stuff, while coffee and crema's shannon hudgens slings siphon. this blog is skulking somewhere to the left. it turns out no one asked for just a cup of coffee. and out of many dozens of people (hundreds?) maybe four required sugar. perhaps it ...

make -> taste

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

there are epic things you do with a headful of intentions. and then there are escapades where the big idea emerges only in retrospect. and so, this piece of food thought kind of sums up last weekend after the fact. if we'd read this before all the insanity, we would ...

a bit of a syphon film

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

the thing about syphon brewing is that it is both all the rage (in specialty circles) and completely unknown (to most consumers). it's an eye-catcher, like certain espresso machines, but completely anti-industrial and pleasantly simple. it offers itself as a bit of glass-and-liquid bar art, then reveals itself as a ...

CI notices things

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

it's no secret the syphon brewing process is visually satisfying -- and snobbily advantageous! -- if clean, sweet coffee is your thing. still, we kept noticing tiny, surprising aspects of the process that demanded attention. the migration of particles during the drop. the behavior of water as it grew hotter. ...

CI‘s brain stirs in a circular, european motion

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

traveling to france seems to be the only trip this blog can't contort into a coffee trip of some type. but, ah, we will now strenuously avoid our annual tome on the deplorable state of coffee in france, just as this blog has tried to avoid the coffee itself this ...