Archive for the Coffee Equipment Category

Skateboard Deck from Intelligentsia Coffee

Posted on November 29, 2010 by

It won’t help you make coffee, but if that’s what you needed there’s an app for that. Also available? The mug/coffee collaboration with Wilco. Intelligentsia must really want to stuff your stocking this holiday season. [Skateboard Deck | Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea]

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Strada Spotting at the Stumptown Roastery

Posted on November 28, 2010 by

Taken via cellphone at the Stumptown Roastery this morning. Since their brew bar doesn’t offer espresso, this machine is surely headed somewhere else in NYC. Somewhere that will probably also be using the mobile countertop that it’s currently resting on.

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WTF Coffee Lab in Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Posted on November 11, 2010 by

The brand new WTF Coffee Lab in Fort Greene, BK offers what is arguably the most diverse coffee menu in NYC today. Not in terms of the coffee itself, but in the variety of brew methods available. There are actually two menus to choose from, one listing the five options of espresso based beverages available […]

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Video: How to Make Great Pourover Coffee

Posted on November 7, 2010 by

Last week The Oregonian published an article romanticizing the trend towards manual pourover. Featured are folks from notable companies such as Water Avenue, Café Vélo, and Coava Coffee.

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Wikipedia on Coffee Extraction

Posted on October 29, 2010 by

Check out Wikipedia. They’ve gone all MoJo on us. Last edited on March 28th, 2010. But by who?

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The Great Coffee Debate at the Culinary Center

Posted on October 28, 2010 by

I went to The Great Coffee Debate today, sponsored by illy, and held at the International Culinary Center. It was moderated by Corby Krummer, the Senior Editor of Atlantic Monthly

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Video: Tim Wendelboe’s Aeropress Love Story

Posted on October 27, 2010 by

So far 2010 really has been the year of the video. Here’s another great one featuring the Aeropress, Tim Wendelboe, and um, Barry White. [Via Tim Wendelboe]

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Video: Robotic Arm with Coffee-Filled Hands

Posted on October 26, 2010 by

Check out this robotic arm created by Cornell (Gimme!) and the University of Chicago (Intelligentsia). The balloon is filled with ground coffee. It takes advantage of jamming transition. Obviously. PopSci has all the geeky details. [Via John Giannakos]

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Video: Coffee with Tim Wendelboe

Posted on October 26, 2010 by

Related: Tim in the NY Times. The book can be ordered here.

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Espresso Cups from notNeutral and Intelligentsia

Posted on October 7, 2010 by

I don’t know if these demitasse help create “perfect mouth-feel, aroma, and fluid dynamics”, or if they’re “lauded by coffee connoisseurs worldwide” (they’re not even available yet), but they look pretty nice.

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Chasing the Perfect Cup of Coffee with Science [Gizmodo]

Posted on September 20, 2010 by

In case you’ve missed all the reasons I love MoJoToGo, Matt Buchanan lays it all out. [Chasing the Perfect Cup of Coffee with Science]

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MoJo Should Be Standard For Every Roaster

Posted on September 12, 2010 by

There are a lot of variables involved during roasting. Ambient temperatures change, batch sizes change, drop temps change, etc. If you’re tracking as many details as possible, why wouldn’t you use MoJoToGo as well?

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Zero Gravity Coffee Cup

Posted on September 8, 2010 by

Cute cups from xu54, though I suspect they spent less time then Intelligentsia studying the effect of design on taste. [Via io9]

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Video: The HasBean Guide to Brewing with an Aeropress

Posted on September 3, 2010 by

A nice little video on Aeropress brewing from Stephen Leighton. This one should definitely be added to BrewMethods.com. [Via HasBlog]

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James Hoffmann’s Current Iced Coffee Method

Posted on August 29, 2010 by

For the last month I’ve been thinking on and off about James Hoffmann’s “current iced coffee method“. I don’t really drink much iced coffee but when he posted it I gave it a shot. My results weren’t great

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Video: The Syphon Project

Posted on August 23, 2010 by

Great syphon video brought to you by Chemically Imbalanced.

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