cups of coffee

Coffee is constant in everyone’s life. It boosts our adrenaline early in the morning and is still our companion late at night, sipping your favorite brew while working finishing a project. It is but natural for us to think of a convenient and fastest way to make coffee. We cannot go outside just to have a cup or have it but have undergone a long process of brewing. These are some methods that will help you decide how to make your coffee the fastest way.

Vacuum Siphon

Siphon coffee is a traditional method of brewing coffee done by hand. Loeff of Berlin invented it in the 1930s. It requires specific temperature, focus, and skill to do it. A siphon coffee maker has two chambers in which the bottom one is filled with water, and the upper section has the coffee grounds. As the water heats, the vapor pressure forces the water to rise into the top chamber and mixes with the coffee grounds. When you turn it off, the water mixed with the coffee grounds drop back into the lower section again, and the result is your cup of coffee that tastes best.

The Pour Over Drip using Coffee Cone

It is said to be the oldest, simplest, cheapest, and fastest way to make coffee is the coffee drip using a coffee cone and filter. Amalie Auguste Melitta Bentz started the use of this in 1908. In this method, hot water is poured evenly to coffee grounds using a paper filter. Then the brewed coffee drips slowly into the cup or pot. The cone can either be made of plastic, glass, stainless steel, or ceramics. Nowadays, there are a lot of the very best automatic pour over coffee maker that you can buy in the market. This coffee maker can help you have your coffee whenever you want it, as quickly as possible.

Plunger/Press: French Press

French press takes different names throughout the world like cafetiere, melior, coffee press, or coffee plunger. It is a coffee device invented by two  French nationals, namely Mayer and Dolforge, copyrighted in 1855. French press on a cylindrical pot with a plunger and built-in filter screen. The screen presses the hot water to the ground coffee. However, it is said to have an unhealthy effect on your body because its filter doesn’t take out the bad cholesterol called cafestol. Cafestol causes the level of LDL to rise. It was in the news for a while at that time.

Percolate Stove Top Moka Pot

It was copyrighted in 1933 by an Italian engineer Antonio Bialetti. He named it after the Yemeni city of Mocha. This coffee pot is a stovetop or electric coffee maker that brews coffee by passing boiling pressurized by steam through ground coffee. Moka pot has become an essential symbol of Italian coffee culture. At that time, almost 90 percent of Italian households owned Moka pot and was the standard way of making coffee at home. While the coffee produced by Moka pot is strong, it is not the same as the espresso we know today, but it is not a bad homemade coffee.

To sum it up, you can always find the method that best suits you. Maybe this is the time to ditch your old coffee maker and try a more convenient, and at the same time, fun way for you to brew coffee. One that can give you a richer and bolder flavor, one that gives you a cleaner cup of coffee. You can brew coffee in a fast way, and yet you don’t sacrifice the taste of it. Make sure to choose the right technique that goes well for you.