jaybar Senior Member Joined: 13 Sep 2011 Posts: 148 Location: Brooklyn Expertise: Just starting
Posted Sun Jul 8, 2012, 3:15pm Subject: Do I really need more than one chemex?
is there a compelling reason to have more than one chemex? Currently, I have both the eight cup glass handle and hand blown 8 cup. Are these redundant? The eight cup hand blown is really closer to the ten cup classic model. Neither function well for the small nuber of times I want a singel 12 ounce serving or can this be done?
Posted Mon Jul 9, 2012, 7:22am Subject: Re: Do I really need more than one chemex?
If I found myself in your shoes, I'd probably look to swap the 8 cup handled model for a 6 cup. It safely brews a full liter of coffee, but is still useful for half as much, or even less. The same filters will fit, and you could even get a KONE or a nice cloth filter for changing things up a bit.
I find the 3 cup awkward, but some folks have great luck with it.
Symbols: = New Posts since your last visit = No New Posts since last visit = Newest post
Forum Rules: No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards. No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum. No SEO style postings will be tolerated. SEO related posts will result in immediate ban from CoffeeGeek. No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum. Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards. Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics. Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies. Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies. Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts. Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.