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CoffeeGeek Holiday Gift List 2013 - Under $75
Author: Mark Prince
Posted: December 2, 2013
Article rating: 9.8
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DISK Fine Aeropress Filter in Gold Plate - $40
Posted by Mark Prince, 1:55am Permalink to this blog entry

We already chose Able Brewing's DISK Fine as the ultimate Aeropress accessory for our under $35 list, but we're adding the totally blinged out DISK Fine gold plated filter here. Why?

Because it's awesome. And it's $10 cheaper than last year!

But also because of this - gold is pretty much 100% neutral to the taste and flavour of coffee. Steel can impart some tastes that some people are sensitive to. Paper of course can impart a lot of flavour changes and withhold oils from getting into the cup. Gold does neither - it is the near perfect metal to use in filters (except, I guess, for the price of gold!).

Able has only a few of these available at any time. They initially made them for the winners of barista competitions but there was enough demand that they produced a limited run. This is a seriously highbrow gift for the serious coffee nerd. I'm a coffee nerd, and I own one.

Product Link (Able Brewing - select the Fine variant)

Article rating: 9.8
Author: Mark Prince
Posted: December 2, 2013
feedback: (2) comments | read | write
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Whether it's up to the minute, happening this day, this week, or in the recent past, this column's goal is to present coffee and attempts to make the experience truly culinary. You'll find short reviews about past events, interesting coffees coming on the market, new and different ways to enjoy espresso and other brewing methods, and give an insight into efforts around the globe to make coffee a truly culinary thing. Column written by Mark Prince.

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