harbor_pirate Senior Member Joined: 19 Dec 2001 Posts: 47 Location: Yulee, FL Expertise: I live coffee
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Posted Sun Sep 1, 2013, 9:29am Subject: Ratio Coffee
Saw recently on Google+ a pitch for a drip 'machine' from Ratio Coffee. SUPER elegant looking device with what appears to be a Chemex pitcher for a pot, lots of glass, minimal, SEXY wood accents and few moving parts. Website indicates only 500 will be made and to get in on it; $480.00 per device.
Intrepid510 Senior Member Joined: 30 Dec 2010 Posts: 339 Location: California Expertise: I love coffee
Posted Mon Sep 2, 2013, 2:12pm Subject: Re: Ratio Coffee
I think this one will come out since it's coming from Clive Coffee, and I don't think they plan to stop at 500 just the first production run. I imagine if they sell out relatively quickly they keep going with them.
I went ahead and went through the process because well I already get a weekly or monthly from Clive Coffee so what the heck. Anyway the main design features are a preset bloom period built into the brewer, and auto adjusts the brew time according to the amount of water you put in. Basically a Technivorm on steroids. However, there is not an actual unit yet to see just computer renditions I guess they are seeking funding to help cover the cost prior to going to production without having kickstarter get a cut of their funding.
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