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Chemex Drip Device - Jon Hill's Review
Posted: October 9, 2006, 7:02am
review rating: 4.7
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Chemex Drip Device
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Arrow The Chemex Drip Device has 33 Reviews
Arrow The Chemex Drip Device has been rated 9.19 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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Doug Wiebe 8.71
Donald Blum 8.55
Dee Ann Abel 8.33
Dave Kernen 8.00
James Owen 7.71

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: 8 cup
Manufacturer: Chemex Quality: 8
Average Price: Varies Usability: 9
Price Paid: $0.00 Cost vs. Value 9
Where Bought: trade Aesthetics 9
Owned for: 1 week Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
Similar Items Owned: melita pour over
Bottom Line: You like simply good coffee? This may be your next brewer.
Positive Product Points

1 looks nice
2 ez to use
3 brews a fine cup
4 needs no power
5 no moving parts

Negative Product Points

none?

Detailed Commentary

So I decided to get rid of the KMB I had traded for. No idea why. It was a bit of a pain to use and slow but made really good coffee. I wanted something less. I guess.

So I traded for thisahere Chemex. I LOVES it. Nope, it doesn't make quite so good coffee as the KMB but it is much easier to use and brews twice as fast.

All this thing is (as if you didn't know) is a glass funnel and carafe and some fancy filters. The filters took a little getting used to (why can't they make them like regualr cone filters?) but I got over that in 2 brews. You put the grounds in the filter and pour hot water over them and wait a moment. Very easy.  I was suprised how good the coffee was, rich and smooth, having gone through a filter. And with no silt (I usually use a press)!

I'd like to have the 13 cup but that's a bit much for my budget and more often then not I only 24oz of coffee (8 'cups' = 40oz). The maker looks nice and doesn't take up much space on the counter.  

This isn't much of a review but the device is pretty simple too.

Buying Experience

Traded for KMB, cash, and a player to be named later.

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