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  • Filter test: Orea wave vs Kalita wave

    Wave filter from Kalita has long been my (or our) default filter when using flat bottom drippers. I tested it with some alternatives in the market ...
  • Thoughts on Sibarist Booster 45

    This accessory from Sibarist launched to the market at around year end of 2023, specially designed for flat bottom drippers like Kalita wave, Orea...
  • Grinder's talk: Baratza Forte BG

    This is a new series of blog post, not introduction or purchasing suggestion, just want to share some of my using experiences and make some comment...
  • Introduction of Hakka-Life Kiriko Dripper

    The name of this dripper “Kiriko” (切子) is actually a traditional Japanese craft of cutting glass, the glasses (切子グラス) that been through this proces...
  • Filter test: Regular KONO Filter and KONO Silky Filter

    KONO silky paper has launched to the market for a while, some people might be still interested in the difference between it and the regular KONO. T...
  • Introduction of Hakka-Life Night Shine Dripper

      RibsOn Night Shine Dripper, Hakka-Life bring back the “half-length rib” design like their earlier product Six Ridges Dripper, but with some am...
  • Introduction of LiLi Dripper

      Design: The design of LiLi Dripper take reference from Melitta Nr. 102 Dripper which sold from 1934 to 1938. It is surprised that a desig...
  • Thoughts on Fellow Stagg Wooden Handle & Regular Handle

    After Fellow provides a wooden handle option for new customers to purchase and existing users to upgrade on their kettles, I saw more and more peop...
  • Choose your right kettles: Kettle spout

    On previous article we have talked about different types of kettle neck, so this time let’s talk about kettle spout. After all, they all linked tog...
  • Introduction of Timemore Crystal Eye Dripper

    Material: We can see three material options for Timemore Crystal Eye Dripper (冰瞳滤杯) in market: plastic, glass and ceramic. I have used glass versi...
  • Filter test: Kalita wave vs Blue Bottle vs Washi

    We have lots of discussions on different cone shaped filters, like Cafec Roast Level filters, Abaca filters, and Kono filters. But for wave filters...
  • Thoughts on Cafec 102 Dripper and Kalita HA 102 Dripper

    Cafec 102 Dripper and Kalita HA 102 Dripper are both new fan shaped drippers that suitable for various levels of roasting. They are quite similar i...