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Cory Vacuum Brewers - Steve E's Review
Posted: March 7, 2011, 1:26pm
review rating: 3.5
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Cory Vacuum Coffee Brewers
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Arrow The Cory Vacuum Brewers has 18 Reviews
Arrow The Cory Vacuum Brewers has been rated 7.78 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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Tony Reynolds 9.00
Jim Pellegrini 9.00
Zach Johnson 8.50
Steve Watkins 8.50
Bob Logan 8.42

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 9.0
Product Reviewed: Ivory DRU/DRL w/DEO
Manufacturer: Cory Quality: 9
Average Price: Varies Usability: 9
Price Paid: $12.00 Cost vs. Value 10
Where Bought: Local B+M antique store Aesthetics 8
Owned for: 6 months Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: I live coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
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Bottom Line: More fun than seems reasonable
Positive Product Points

Fabulous coffee, quick + easy, inexpensive to buy, cool vintage look, easy to clean, no filters to replace

Negative Product Points

Watch grind to ensure proper pulldown, thin borosilicate glass seems sturdy but makes me nervous

Detailed Commentary

Great coffee and a floor show- these are just flat-out fun to use. I never get tired of watching this thing work, and the coffee tastes great. I'd considered buying a Cona D before picking this one up for less than 1/10th the price at a local antique store, and I couldn't be happier. I tracked down a matching vintage Cory DEO stove made for these, faster, cooler, + cheaper than butane or alcohol burners made for these.

You'll need to adjust your grind to ensure proper pulldown- these won't stall out with a proper grind and a good seal. New, food-grade silicone gaskets are available for around $25, and I assumed I'd need one as mine was hard as a rock. After one use, though, it turned nice and supple and is working great. I'd expect that the gasketless models would be a bit trickier to ensure a good seal.

Wish I'd bought one years ago!

Buying Experience

B+M antique shop in Albany, OR

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