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AeroPress Coffee Maker

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The AeroPress is an entirely new way to make coffee. A wide range of tasters from coffee professional and author Kenneth Davids to serious and not-so-serious coffee aficionados all praise the smooth, rich flavor. Other coffee makers drip hot water on a bed of grounds which over-extracts at the center and under-extracts at the edge. The AeroPress is micro-filtered for grit free coffee unlike French press style coffee makers.
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The AeroPress is an entirely new way to make coffee. A wide range of tasters from coffee professional and author Kenneth Davids to serious and not-so-serious coffee aficionados all praise the smooth, rich flavor. Other coffee makers drip hot water on a bed of grounds which over-extracts at the center and under-extracts at the edge. The AeroPress is micro-filtered for grit free coffee unlike French press style coffee makers. Makes 1 to 4 cups of coffee or espresso. Includes a pack of 350 micro-filters with purchase. Made in U.S.A.

Pros
  • Compact - Take it just about anywhere, all you'll need is your favorite freshly ground coffee and hot water to make coffee in no time.
  • Lightweight - The feather-light pieces are easy to clean and transport.
Cons
  • Builds Biceps - Depending on your counter height, leverage and upper arm strength, this coffee maker could require some effort to push down.
  • Plastic - With all the information coming out about BPA plastics, some may be weary because this press is made of plastic pieces, however the manufacturer states this product is BPA-free since 2009.
Ease of Use 5
Ease of Care and Maintenance 5
Overall Value for the Money 4
How Does it Compare?

The AeroPress is made of three different plastics. The clear chamber and plunger are made of copolyester. The hard black filter cap, filter holder, funnel, and stirrer are made of polypropylene. The rubber like seal on the end of the plunger is made of a thermoplastic elastomer. All of these materials are FDA approved for use in contact with food. None of these materials contain bisphenol-A (BPA) or any phthalates, chemicals that have been in the news lately because of possible health effects.

Tips and Tricks

The coffee that comes out of this press is as good as something that comes out of a machine. It gives you the ability to control the strength of the coffee any way you like it, just about anywhere you want to make it. Try different prep methods including the inverted method and compare paper and metal filters for a fun coffee experiment.

Model Number 80R08B
Width 3.5 inches
Depth 3.5 inches
Height 10 inches
Product Weight (lbs.) 1.1500
Material Plastic
Manufacturer Aerobie

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AeroPress Coffee Maker
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Andrew B asked: I'm looking for a device that makes true espresso, not simply strong coffee. Does the AeroPress Coffee Maker do this? Dec 29, 2013
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T. Alan H: Great question. I guess the answer is no. The coffee you get from the AeroPress is not espresso, but it's not brewed coffee either. It almost a third category and not one that I would express on a coffee-espresso continuum. When I make coffee or coffee drinks with the product of the AeroPress, it's an entirely different experirpence and I get a different character that is probably much more characteristic of the beans. I get much more of the fruit and floral out of my Guatemalan when using it than when I make coffee or espresso. It's almost like a cupping product.

Having said all that, it's still a favorite with me. I doubt you will regret buying it.
Dec 30, 2013
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Tal T: You should consider the aeropress for a travel coffee maker that you will take on the road when you can't have access to regular "home" setup. In this context, it makes a very decent espresso - not as good as a quality home machine, but better than what you can get a Starbucks, etc. Again in this travel context, you should also consider purchasing a good manual travel burr grinder, such as Hario or Zassenhaus, if you don't already have one. Dec 30, 2013
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Sabrina H: Hello Andrew,

No, the AeroPress does not make a true espresso that would resemble a pulled shot--no crema or true espresso flavor. I also found that it didn't hold up well, and that cracks and crazing developed within a few uses. I gave up on it long ago.

I have not tried one, but I believe that there are hand-held machines that utilize a pressurized gas cartridge to force the hot water through.
Dec 30, 2013
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Stan F: No, it does not. True espresso requires steam pressure. With the AeroPress, hot water and ground coffee are combined. The manufacturer's instructions suggest for about 10 seconds, then pushing the plunger down forces it through a paper filter disc.

You can brew the coffee very strong and I think it passes nicely for espresso when I do that, but it is technically not espresso.

Stan
Jan 6, 2014
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Diane M: The Aeropress is awesome! I have been using it for over a year, and even sold my $500 espresso machine. The aeropress is smoother, not bitter, and versatile. You can make a doppio, latte, or americano. I bought a $15 frothing wand that works great to make lattes. And most of my friends have been converted and bought Aeropress also. So I highly recommend it. Jan 4, 2014
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Marth C: Technically, no.
The (human) "pump" does not get to high enough pressure to get real espresso. The result is not quite as dense as espresso and there is no crema. However, it makes very great strong coffee and it is great for travel. You can always get hot water in a hotel and make your own morning coffee.
Dec 30, 2013
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Phillip H: The AeroPress makes the best cup of coffee I've ever had. However it's not an espresso machine and can't truly make an espresso, but it's about as close as you can get without a machine. You can get the AeroPress to express a nice cream on top of the "shot". Dec 30, 2013
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Eric N: Not really. The product is best described as a strong coffee maker. You won't get the crema you would normally see from an espresso. It's more espresso like than say a french press and definitely more than a drip, but it's not true espresso. Dec 30, 2013
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Ivan S: No, it doesn't make espresso, but if you're making a latte, you won't notice the difference. The only really light-weight espresso maker is one of those aluminum cuban coffee pots. Pick up a small one for a few bucks in any latin store. Dec 30, 2013
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Tara L: I still prefer an espresso but this is a very close second. I have several coffee connoisseur friends that love this. I use mine at the office and for camping. I love this product. Dec 30, 2013
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Andrew B: Thank you, Eric. This is exactly what I wanted to know. I'm looking for an affordable espresso maker with true crema - maybe my expectations are too high. Dec 30, 2013
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John P: I don't see the AeroPress as making expresso. It makes a full bodied cup of coffee. It does use a lot of ground coffee to do its thing. Dec 31, 2013
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Grace L: no, it does not create crema so it is not true espresso but it does make a great cup of coffee without electricity and fairly portable. Dec 30, 2013
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Andrew B: Thank you for taking the time to answer my question. It is very helpful to me. Dec 30, 2013
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Andrew B: Thank you for taking the time to answer my question. It is very helpful to me. Dec 30, 2013
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beer m: No. Simple as that. Dec 30, 2013
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A shopper asked: DOES IT COME WITH AN INSTRUCTION BOOKLET ? THE ONE IMAGE YOU SHOW ON WEBSITE IS NOT ENOUGH TO KNOW HOW TO USE IT....I'VE BOUGHT 3 TOO-PRICEY DRIP COFFEEMAKERS IN JUST THE LAST 5 YEARS; 2 OF THEM DIDN'T EVEN LAST A YEAR ($80+ APIECE) & THEY DIDN'T MAKE THAT GREAT OF COFFEE - I JUST BOUGHT A DELONGHI & IT MAKES LOUSY COFFEE ! I'D LIKE TO TRY THIS BUT DON'T WANT SOMETHING I DON'T KNOW HOW TO USE. I DON'T HAVE A BURR GRINDER - JUST A BLADE KRUPS GRINDER. MARGARET GIPE, LOS ANGELES Sep 23, 2013
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Richard C: Hi Margaret,
I bought an AeroPress a few months ago after having gone through several expresso machines endlless drip makers and then returned to Melitta filters.
The AeroPress makes the best of any of them and i am very happy with it: simple and fast. You have total control and there is nothing to fail. I like my coffee really strong like espresso and this does it very well
Your only issue might be the grinder. I find it works best when ground expresso fine.
The price is right for experimenting. Instructions are minimal on the box, but it is very simple and intuitive to use. It is basically a pressurized filter coffee maker and it does require some effort to push down the plunger. I asked my self why not just use the Meliitta? The Aeropress is fast and takes the fine grind easily and fast so the coffee is still hot. If I did not have this I would be using conical filters.
Hope this helps.
Richard
Sep 25, 2013
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Eric N: It does come with instructions on how to use it. However the way(s) many people use it are different than the included instructions. If you search around on the internet for different ways to use an aeropress they will provide you with a plethora of instructional videos and different ways you can try it. Personally I like to start with the plunger in and inverted (which differs from the included instructions)

This is a very manual way to make coffee so the quality of the cup will depend on your technique in making it. It also does not heat the water in any way for you, you will need a kettle or something of the sort to handle that portion of making the coffee.

Using a blade grinder is less optimal than a burr grinder, but will work. Again though these kinds of differences will make a difference in the quality of your cup of coffee.
Sep 25, 2013
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Antonio L: It does come with instructions and is fairly easy to use. We also used a blade grinder and it worked fine. The coffee was pretty good and can be prepared much quicker than in a regular french press which takes a few minutes. I still prefer the french press but this product made solid coffee and is great for the times when you just want one cup or you're in a rush. You can also plunge directly into a travel cup and go. Our only issue was that after a few months the plastic casing does begin to show wear and after a year it was in need of replacement. Also, buy extra filters. Good product and great price! Sep 25, 2013
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Scott T: Yes, it comes with instructions. But there are many different methods for using the AP and you can surf the internet for instructions, or look at any number of videos out there on how to use it. Makes an excellent cup of coffee for relatively cheap. Definitely recommend a decent burr grinder, for drip or AP coffee you can get a good one for $80-$150 but it should last you a long time. I have a Baratza grinder; they have replacement burrs that aren't too expensive, excellent customer service, and I know of others who use their grinders who say they will last years. Sep 26, 2013
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Jason H: Run over to YouTube. About a year ago, there were two or three videos. One even had the person using the Aeropress 'upside' down. I'm sure there are many more by now. I find one and a half scoops of coffee with the supplied scoop is about right.
If you want to save a little money, they sell stainless steel filters with micro holes in them to replace the paper filters.
Mr. Coffee works good for me. Granted, there is no snob appeal, but I've had to get a new one because the old one was embarrassingly, grubby after years of service. I got a black one.
Sep 25, 2013
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Richard K: I believe the instructions are printed on the box it comes in. It is very straight forward to use and there are many you tube videos that you may want to watch before you purchase one. The only real complaint I have is that after 6 months of daily use the rubber plunger seams to wear out and not seal tight enough. I liked the press enough that I purchased a new one (before I learned that the plunger is available by its self} though this new one seams to have worn out even faster, maybe after only 3 months of use. Oct 1, 2013
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Barbara C: Honestly, I don't remember, but I think so. Also, and very helpful, YouTube is full of videos of how to use it. There is actually the regular way and the inverted way, which is how I always use it now. It makes great coffee and I travel with it and a Hario hand grinder and good coffee if I think I won't find it where I'm going and voila-a good start to the morning-assuming one has access to some almost boiling water. I definitely recommend the aeropress. Sep 25, 2013
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Diane M: Yes, it does. I believe there was an online you tube video I saw too. It is so easy and makes great espresso! I had just purchased a $300 espresso machine and after my son showed me this, I sold the machine and this is what I use every day. Bought one for home, one for work, and one for camping. I just microwave my milk for a latte, but you could buy a handheld frother if you want. Sep 25, 2013
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Grace L: it does come with a small instruction booklet but I googled the aeropress online before buying it and find many youtube and Q&A on the Aerobie site very helpful on how to use it. It does make great coffee... I have a superautomatic at home but needed a means to make good quality coffee for work and not disappointed. Sep 25, 2013
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L A: I don't remember if there were instructions but it is extremely simple to use. We use it when we're camping and it makes great coffee and we do not use a burr grinder with it, just a cheap one. Our friends saw it and bought one too and are as happy with it as we are Sep 25, 2013
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Douglas M: It comes with instructions. The only thing I can really add is that you need to use an espresso grind coffee. I find anything coarser and the coffee is weaker than I prefer. Sep 25, 2013
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Tom H: Yes it does - its very simple, reasonably priced, and makes great coffee! Go for it. Sep 25, 2013
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A shopper asked: How do you make espresso with one of these?if it even possible I'm trying to decide if I want to buy one of these or buy an espresso machine. Jul 3, 2012
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James M: I'd say you get 80% of the quality of a basic espresso machine in this. The mechanics of using it really are incredibly simple: you do just pop in one of the little round filter papers that come with it, add your nicely ground coffee and hot water, and press down. (It feels like a really well-cushioned french press.) Your 3rd and 4th shots will be better than your first, but the learning curve is just a question of getting confidence with the feel of the air resistance.
But it'll still be repetitive to make lots of shots - measure-fill-squeeze patiently-serve-rinse out-and repeat...) And I'm sure your results will depend most on how nice your grind really is. So if you're tempted, you might ask the team at the store whether this plus a reasonably good grinder is a better investment than spending the same amount on an espresso machine. (And for what it's worth, I've never felt like I was being upsold there, and I've found their advice well worth the asking.)
Our aeropress was originally meant to be a travel talisman against bad hotel room coffee: but it now seems to live permanently in my wife's office, where it's used full-time!
Jul 5, 2012
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Andrew C: You can do a internet search and watch YouTube videos of the AeroPress in action. It's pretty easy to use. It's also much cheaper than most any espresso machine you will find. I have a Jura Z7 for an espresso machine and the AeroPress is not a substitute for mass producing perfect cappuccinos for multiple guests. What the AeroPress excels at is producing incredible tasting coffee/espresso that approaches (and in some cases exceeds) espresso machine output in quality but (because of the lower temperature and pressure involved) is suitable with a far greater range of beans and roasts that would otherwise taste like burned garbage if run through an espresso machine. It also allows you to camp or vacation without being dependent on your location for excellent quality brew. Consider getting the Coava steel filter disk if you get an AeroPress. I would buy it again in a second, there are no down sides. Jul 5, 2012
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Alan A: You can make an espresso with the AeroPress that far exceeds what you can get with a moka pot. Start by following the directions–2 scoops of coffee, add the hot water and stir, then slowly press down the plunger. It produces a nice crema and a tasty espresso. A little experimentation with amounts of coffee and water, grind, and speed of the press will tailor the output to your liking. I have one at work and at home and use them daily. I still use my Rocky on the weekends, but the AeroPress is quick and easy for a good cup of espresso. We take it on vacations so we also have good coffee. I couldn't recommend it more highly.

My only complaint: I've had to return one because the fit of the plunger didn't create the needed pressure.
Jul 6, 2012
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Kamil A: Hi,

well, this is not exactly espresso machine. The coffee from AeroPress is more like strong FrenchPress coffee. You cannot expect 25 dollars plastic hand machine to replace hundreds or thousands dollars espresso machines. That is impossible. But I like the coffee from aeropress and especially when I'm travelling or without my espresso machine, this is one of the best choices. Due to the filter the coffee is clean (not like frenchpress muddy in the end) and you can vary the preparation to get stronger or milder coffee that is best for your taste. It is simple, you can take everywhere and the coffee is good. But do not expect traditional espresso. You won't get that.
Jul 6, 2012
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Marc L: Yes, they make espresso (or you can add water to your shots to make Americano coffee). The main benefit of the AeroPress is that it's easy to pull they cost much less than nice espresso makers (I've seen comparisons on-line that they perform as well as all but very expensive espresso makers). The downsides are that you can't produce a head of crema, it's designed to make 1-4 shots at a time (not more). They require a bit more effort than a "pod" machine like a Nespresso maker, but no more effort than a true espresso machine. Jul 5, 2012
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Andrew M: Technically, the AeroPress produces concentrated coffee, not espresso. An espresso machine uses a pump to force hot water through the coffee at a high rate. With the AeroPress you will have to manually push the plunger down to force the water through the coffee grounds. Personally I use the AeroPress for some clean concentrated coffee. I then add a little hot water to dilute the coffee. True espresso can only be achieved though a pump driven machine. Jul 5, 2012
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Charles L: Um... No. Not an espresso maker despite what it might say on the box. It's a coffee maker, in between a French press and a pour over. There will be no crema as in true espresso and the pressure used is no where near what an espresso machine is using. If you want great coffee, AeroPress is FANTASTIC. If you want espresso, it's not for you. Jul 5, 2012
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Angela T: All you have to do is use espresso beans. Grind them the way you like, I grind mine extra fine, then measure the grounds into the top. I use an electric kettle to heat the water to the temperature I want, and it makes great espresso. I travel a lot for work. The size and simplicity of the aero press are great for travel. Jul 5, 2012
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Barbara C: The directions come in/on the box and on YouTube. Also directions for inverted method. Both make good coffee and Aeropress easily transportable. I am traveling right now and brought it w/ me. BTW, can make coffee including grinding in less than 5 min and clean up easy. I love it. Jul 5, 2012
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Robert I: While this is not true espresso, a friend of mine has one and says it makes a very good cup of strong coffee.
Jul 5, 2012
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Gilbert S: I really wouldn't say that the coffee from this brewing device is comparable to espresso. Jul 5, 2012
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Paul N asked: I love the coffee we make in my Aeropress but after less than six months use the interior of the barrel is rough and deteriorating. Coffee leaks past the plunger. Wondering if others have this problem. We almost always use French Roast. Could acidity and heat be the cause? Is there a warranty on the AeroPress? Has it been tested for Estrogen like chemicals other than BPA that may be released by the deteriorating plastic? Is there a similar coffee maker made out of glass? Very much appreciate any information. Thanks May 3, 2014
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Stan F: I did have this problem with my first one. At the time, the manufacturer said the plastic did contain a small amount of BPA, and now they claim it has none, so I assume they changed the composition of it. Another indication of this is that the first one was clear and the ones they make now are a smoky amber color.

After a few years, I bought a new one and have not had this problem with the new one, although it's over two years old now.

One other difference is that I was washing it periodically in the dishwasher but I haven't done that with the new one, I just wash it by hand.

All the other parts of that original one are fine. Apparently, it's very common for people to lose the strainer piece that you screw onto the bottom, so I was lucky enough to find one on Ebay that was missing that part. The whole thing is useless without it, so I got it for a good price and now I have a spare Aeropress for travel.
May 5, 2014
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Paul N: Thanks very much to you and all the others who replied to my questions. I'm very impressed by the AeroPress Coffee Community! We also retired all our other means of making coffee and now use the AeroPress exclusively - probably 20-25 cups/week. I too really like the coffee it makes so think I'll just buy another one now. I clean it by hand with a soft sponge and only use the stirrer that came with it so it shouldn't be scratched. The one thing that is perhaps contributing is heat - we've been using near boiling water. I'm going to try to keep it around 180 with the new one.
Thanks again for the informative reposes! May 5, 2014
Gordon K: Have been using the Aeropress for approx 18 months without any of the problems you describe.
We typically just rinse out the parts. We only wash with a sponge and dish soap (not one of those scouring pads) every few weeks. UV light may also contribute to deterioration of the materials. If you are storing it near a window that gets direct sunlight, that might be a contributing factor.
We figured out how long 1/2 cup of water needed heating in our microwave to reach 180F. We never use boiling water.
We have used a variety of coffee bean sources and roasts without issues.
For more info about the chemical composition of the plastic, I would suggest you contact the mfr.
BTW, we sold our pricey espresso maker and haven't regretted it at all!
May 5, 2014
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Taylor J: We haven't had this problem, although we don't use ours everyday. Nor do we use French roast.
First of all as a chemist, I know that BPA is not an "estrogen-like" molecule. Secondly, polymers are in general impervious to acid. So, I would think the answer lies elsewhere. That the barrel is rough makes me wonder if there are hard water deposits. (Is the water really hard where you are?) Try soaking the barrel in vinegar or a solution of citric acid. Is there any deterioration of the rubber on the plunger? Perhaps that needs to be replaced.
Heat might be a problem, but I would think that would lead to a distortion of shape rather than make the surface rough.
I hope this is helpful.
May 5, 2014
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Paul N: Thanks very much - I appreciate the response! This article from the NIH Environmental Health Perspectives caught my attention; especially when I noted the changes in the AeroPress barrel.
Most Plastic Products Release Estrogenic Chemicals: A Potential Health Problem That Can Be Solved.
Chun Z. Yang1, Stuart I. Yaniger2, V. Craig Jordan3, Daniel J. Klein2, George D. Bittner1,2,4
http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1003220/

The area involved is higher in the barrel where the bloom initially forms so I thought some combination of the coffee, CO2 release, and heat (near boiling) was the culprit. I like the AeroPress and so plan to buy a new one and try to keep the water temp around 180.
Thanks again for your response. May 5, 2014
Donald C: I haven't had this problem. I use my Aeropress 12-18 times/week; it's my preferred method. How are you cleaning it? As long as it doesn't go in the dishwasher I would expect the plastic to outlast the seal. I get about 2 years before it starts losing the seal; I'm on my 3rd press. What are you stirring with, maybe it's scratching? Aerobie says no BPA since 2009. May 5, 2014
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Paul L: I have had my AeroPress for almost 2 years and have no issues like this. I know you can get replacement parts from AeroPress, but I have needed none. I love it and just this past month recommended to a friend that drinks French press and they got it and love it too. Sorry about your issues, sounds unusual to me. May 5, 2014
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Paul N: Thanks very much.

Your response like many of the others was very reassuring and helpful. At this point I think I'll just order a new one and watch the water temperature. I haven't found anything that makes better tasting coffee! May 5, 2014
willa l: I have not had that problem. It may be that I set my water temp. at 175 degrees for coffee brewing. I also make sure that my coffee is not ground too fine. i bought 2 presses as well. If mine gets deteriorated I will just replace it with a new one because i love the coffee so much. May 5, 2014
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Richard C: I have experienced no such deterioration leakage. After more than a year of use with Italian roast.
I would suggest you go to Aerobie's site where there is a page on their materials.
Richard
May 5, 2014
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Suzie M: We have never had any problems with leakage or plastic deterioation. It is not used every day but often enough to have shown a problem if it existed. May 5, 2014
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A shopper asked: Is it BPA free? Jun 3, 2013
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Diane C: Yes, it is. The aeropress makes a great cup of coffee. I like the upside-down method of brewing...but don't brew too long...you'll over extract. The stainless-steel filter (you can purchase it separately) gives more of a french press flavor, as you will have the oils included in the cup. Keep your grind toward the coarse side...otherwise, again, you'll over-extract. If you have any bitterness in your cup, make sure your water is off the boil by about 30 seconds; don't let your immersion time go over about a minute (stir several times with the paddle for full extraction...again, another reason to use the upside-down brewing method) and make sure your grind isn't too fine. Enjoy! Jun 6, 2013
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Teri KStaff: Yes, the materials in the Aeropress are BPA free. From the company's website, they list the following:

The AeroPress is made of three different plastics. The clear chamber and plunger are made of copolyester. The hard black filter cap, filter holder, funnel, and stirrer are made of polypropylene. The rubber like seal on the end of the plunger is made of a thermoplastic elastomer. All of these materials are FDA approved for use in contact with food. None of these materials contain bisphenol-A (BPA) or any phthalates, chemicals that have been in the news lately because of possible health effects.
Jun 6, 2013
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Scott T: Yes, if it is made past Aug 2009. Jun 16, 2013
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mavis f: yes. Jun 6, 2013
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David A: Yes Jun 6, 2013
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John P: yes Jun 6, 2013
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A shopper asked: What size is it? Nov 10, 2013
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Teri KStaff: The Aeropress measurements are below:

Width 3.5 inches
Depth 3.5 inches
Height 10 inches
Nov 11, 2013
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A shopper asked: Cup comes with the press? Oct 29, 2013
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Teri KStaff: No, unfortunately the cup is not included with the AeroPress. Oct 31, 2013
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Bill M asked: What is in the box with the order? Dec 11, 2012
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Teri KStaff: The AeroPress coffee maker comes with the unit itself, plus a scoop, stir stick, filter stand with 350 paper filters, and funnel. Dec 12, 2012
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Bill M: Thanks Teri! Dec 13, 2012
A shopper asked: Can you give me an idea of the approx. right grind setting for Aeropress on a Baratza Vario grinder, assuming fresh roasted beans from Seattle Coffee Gear? Jul 6, 2012
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Kaylie KStaff: For the Aeropress, the grind size you want to use is finer than drip, but not quite as fine as espresso. On the Baratza Vario, I would suggest starting your grind at about midway for the micro settings, on the left, and about 3 from the top for your macro settings, on the right, and then adjust according to your personal preferences. Jul 19, 2012
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Genevieve S asked: Is there a way to purchase just he press without all the accessories? I need a new one from lots of use however I don't need all the additional pieces. Mar 1, 2012
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Kaylie KStaff: No, as we only sell the Aeropress stock, which includes all original accessories. You could contact Aerobie (http://aerobie.com/products/aeropress.htm) to see if they sell them one-off, but I don't believe they do. Mar 6, 2012
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Genevieve S: Thanks for getting back with me, Kaylie. They do if fact. Just ordered the parts I needed from Aerobie. Mar 6, 2012
nicholasdalske n asked: The filters are paper? Is there a nylon coming? I like the oils in the coffee to come through the filters, paper doesn't do that. Jan 10, 2012
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Bruce C: I've never tried coffee from my Aeropress without the stainless steel Kaffeologie filter. Why? Because I love the coffee that results with that filter. Everyonce in a while Seattle Coffee Gear seems to put the filter on as a free add-in if you buy the Aeropress. Grab that deal when you see it! Jan 24, 2014
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SCG SStaff: There is a metal disc option as an alternative... http://www.seattlecoffeegear.com/Coava-008-Metal-Disk-Coffee-Filter-for-Aeropress-p/scg40000.htm Jan 16, 2012
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Genevieve S: I just used the metal disc for the first time and the flavor is wonderful...works great. Mar 6, 2012
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Warranty Information for the AeroPress Coffee Maker

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AeroPress coffee press

Length: 1 Year
Who Supports the Warranty: Aerobie
Warranty Contact Information: 650-493-3050
Eligible for SCG Extended Warranty? No

User Manual for your AeroPress Coffee Maker


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A remarkable plastic piece of heaven

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I've had this remarkable plastic piece of heaven for a couple years now. I'll tell ya, my first year was full of growing pains with some odd and, apparently, extremely rare problems with my press. The coffee it produces is the best I've ever had, owing a lot to being freshly made, but mostly to the method of brewing. The coffee is incredibly consistent and flexible in the strength by letting you choose both the amount of water and coffee. I've raved about this device and always will. Now, as stated, I've had problems and this is what is really remarkable. I called for a warranty issue within the first year and was immediately sent a replacement. The second year, same problem and was again immediately sent a replacement. Aerobie asked me to keep in touch after sending a revised replacement material and I did. I had compressed my plunger by storing it inside the chamber, without knowing this was possible, and was sent another plunger at no cost after contacting them! OMG, where have you ever heard of anything like this? Nowhere, that's where! I have actually had real live conversations with several people from the company and have even emailed back and forth. These people are truly dedicated to their product, customers and your experience. I can, without any reservation, recommend this product and the company. You will not regret it and if you have any problems I am certain you'll be satisfied with the results. Promise!

(Posted on 8/18/14)

No grit

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Absolutely a clean cup of coffee, as strong as you dare but without any grit.

(Posted on 7/30/14)

Perfect for a quick cup of coffee!

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This makes the perfect clean cup of coffee with so much flavor! My husband and I are normally french press and pour-over drinkers, but this has been a very fun, and delicious, addition. Our cups are full-bodied and strong like french press, but free of grit like pour-over. And so much faster! It's the best of both worlds.

(Posted on 7/17/14)

Makes outstanding coffee

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A wonderfully simple invention that produces smooth, not-bitter coffee. Experiment with various roasts, grinds, times, temperatures and techniques. They all have an impact on the finished product. A big revelation for me was using lower temperature water (about 175-180 degrees) for the initial brewing. If you like your coffee hotter, add boiling water after pressing.

(Posted on 6/27/14)

We've been eating the plastic!

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Mine also developed crazing and abrasions and after close examination, I see the plastic has been leaching into the coffee and we've been drinking it... ugh! It's a shame because it makes great coffee. Now I have to find something, preferably non-plastic, that makes coffee just as well.

(Posted on 5/16/14)

Home run

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I am consistently making the best coffee of my life with the combination of the AeroPress (I used the inverted method) and coffee ground fresh each time I drink it. I am a convert from the French press, which makes good coffee but has some drawbacks for me as a solo coffee drinker: sludge at the bottom of the cup, bitter notes in the second cup (or mug) if you store the coffee in a vacuum bottle, and cleanup. The AeroPress addresses the sludge and cleanup problems beautifully, and even as we speak they're probably working on a MegaAeroPress to make coffee for a mass of drinkers. One caveat: The AeroPress I ordered from SCG is my second one (for a place I sometimes visit), and the plunger seems to fit a bit more loosely in the chamber than it does on my original model. This might make the inverted method a bit more chancy that it is with the original, but I haven't used the new one enough yet to make a definitive judgment on that question.

(Posted on 5/1/14)

Good buy

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I like everything about this coffeemaker except that you can only make enough for one person at a time. Oh...and there are 2 parts that I haven't figured out what they are for.LOL

(Posted on 4/7/14)

fun product but

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it's a great product but I think logo design on the body of product can be better. it makes the product cheap made.
this doesn't affect of making coffee quality but makes difference.
I bought the metal mesh filter too. but when I inserted the filter, I couldn't closed the cap. The Metal filter is little thicker than the space.
I think I should press it little more harder and smash it little bit to fit the space. I think it will be no problem.

(Posted on 3/28/14)

Makes great coffee.

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It's quick, easy to operate, simple to clean, and produces an excellent cup of coffe for any taste.

(Posted on 1/25/14)

does not hold up well

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Mine developed cracks and crazing right away, and no, I did not put it through a dishwasher. It also took remarkable strength to press, if your grind was just a little too fine. The strong coffee was good tasting, but this does not emulate espresso in any way.

(Posted on 12/30/13)

Great Coffee Maker

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Faster and tastes better than French Press. Not an espresso maker, however. For a quick, concentrated cup of coffee, the aeropress is top notch. Bring this along with a hand grinder and you can make coffee pretty much anywhere.

About water temperature: play with it. I use water anywhere between 175-205 depending on the bean. Different temperature water changes the flavor and the brew time of whatever coffee you're making. Lighter roast=hotter water and slightly longer brew times for me. I really think this is the best way to make most single origin coffees. You can get all the subtle flavors of the bean using the aeropress. This and my espresso machine (CC1) are the only two ways I brew coffee anymore.

(Posted on 12/20/13)

Aero Press

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I love this over the French press method and drip method. Absolutely wonderful, bold coffee!!!!

(Posted on 12/18/13)

Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!

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Best coffee maker. Great to take on trips Hotel room friendly

(Posted on 8/28/13)

The best coffee maker for the money.

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My ownership experience with the Aeropress has been nothing short of wonderful. I use a cheap and somewhat poorly made Kyocera hand grinder to grind freshly roasted beans (I modified the grinder to give better results). I usually use Guatemalan beans of some sort and I grind finer than drip, but not fluffy/powdery like an espresso grind would be. The grind still needs to have a little mass to it or the powdery stuff will clog the filter. I don’t fuss with water temps etc. The key is consistency. If you use the right amount of freshly roasted/properly ground coffee and you steep it for the right amount of time before depressing the plunger, you will make an absolutely stunning cup of coffee every single time. Grind quality and dialing in the timing are the most important bits so long as the temp doesn’t swing around too much. I brew inverted every time as well. Brewing as instructed will not allow for proper brew times for lower temp water (my hot water dispenser at work is set at a lower than optimal temp).

(Posted on 8/9/13)

great coffee maker and great entertainment

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I'm an 8 month convert to to this coffee maker.
I use it 3 times a day and keep thinking it's the best coffee maker I've ever used in the 38+ years of my coffee addiction (which started in graduate school).

I've had several people tell me that they think it's of the best cup of coffee they've ever had too so I'm not the only one that's crazy.
Maybe it's the coffee bean or maybe it's the ritual or maybe the technique I've developed ( which seems to make great coffee no matter what I do ) or maybe it's really the coffee maker.
I frequently take it with me on travel so that I don't have to sacrifice my desire for really good coffee.
I have developed a Johnny Appleseed distribution like attitude about making sure my friends get a chance to try this conversion experience too.

Really, for $25.00 it's a great gift. It's easily worth the price in conversation alone and what you'll save at Starbucks.
After 8 months I still have my teeth and wits but will warn you that the aeropress might just turn you into a snobby coffee drinker, but only of the best kind.


(Posted on 7/5/13)

Glad I have it

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Relative introduced me to the Aeropress, spoiled me with great coffee for a weekend. When I came home I ordered my own and am glad I did. Makes just the right amount of excellent coffee for my mornings. I grind my own Starbucks Italian Roast.

(Posted on 6/13/13)

wife LOVES it!

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Got this and a burr grinder for my wife since I am not a coffee fan and we have counter top water pot that keeps water at the right temp for coffee and tea all the time. It seemed like the perfect choice and it was! She enjoys tweaking the coffee and such. She is a true coffee snob and swears that with fresh ground beans it is better than most coffee she has ever had as well as quick and easy and fun! And filters aren't an issue as 350 come with it and another 350 are only $7.50. Awesome coffee for a true bargain price! But get a good burr grinder...

(Posted on 6/11/13)

It takes some efffort to get it right

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We agree that it makes a great cuppa but (and isn't there ALWAYS a 'But'?), you should start with great beans (we like Lavazza), freshly ground at home, good tasting water (some tap water tastes pretty bad), heated to the right temperature (coffee water should never be boiled), and the grind should not be so fine that it takes arms like Popeye to depress the plunger nor so coarse that the water runs right through. Pour in the hot water to the desired level, let a crust form, stir it gently, let it set a few more seconds, the use the plunger. It takes a little practice, but practice makes for a perfect cup. The paper filters can be gently rinsed and used more than once. Let 'em dry between uses.

(Posted on 5/21/13)

Good coffee, but...

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This doohickey makes an excellent cup of coffee. And as a bonus, you can entertain yourself for hours on google reading "tweaks" that people use to try to get the ultimate cup of coffee out of it.

But mine lasted only 5 months before the rubber stopper came loose (it's still attached but it now spins) and dried out enough that the device leaks. I followed the instructions and didn't leave the stopper in place while storing. Didn't matter. I guess you need to think of these things as disposable.

At about $5/month over 5 months, that's still far less than I spent on the coffee I put in it. But a device with a lifespan that short gets a poor quality rating in my book.

Still, I'll probably buy another one. Did I mention that it makes an excellent cup of coffee?

(Posted on 5/14/13)

Superb coffee, but lots of parts

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I have never experienced a cup of coffee this smooth before, very delightful. However, I feel I need more strength in my upper body to make this process easier. I am using way too much effort to depress the plunger. It's a workout!

Also, there are 3 parts to this thing that I have to keep track of. After my husband washed the dishes, one has been misplaced, and I have to sadly back burner this aeropress until I find it again.

(Posted on 5/8/13)

Best portable coffee maker

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This brews a superior cup of coffee and is so much less expensive than other coffee makers.
Put it in your carry on luggage and brew fine coffee where ever you travel. Great for camping and boating too.

(Posted on 4/2/13)

A must have

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The best cup of coffee I ever had! I know, it looks ugly and its seems difficult to use, but it really isn't difficult (but yes, its still ugly.) I like a smooth rich cup with big flavor and this doesn't fail. It's great too because you can customize your cup with different settings in grind, temp and timing. I have entered the subculture of coffee geekdom.

(Posted on 3/8/13)

eye opening coffee

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I just got an aeropress for Christmas from a friend who disliked the waste I was producing using my Tassimo and didn't like the sludgy, bitter coffee from my French press. I was told that once I tasted coffee from this device, there would be no going back. (I enjoy a strong cup of coffee, so the only Tassimos I will drink are the Gevalia Italian roast with double the grinds in each t-disk. It's not the best coffee by any means, but it's fast, convenient and drinkable).

I have a Hario slim grinder for travel and picked up some fresh beans from a local roastery. I followed the 'inverted' method, using 18g finely ground coffee, 80C water, steeping for 1 minute before pressing. WOW! I am not exaggerating when I say that it was the best coffee I have ever had, from any source. Velvety smooth, yet with so much flavor.

I'm going to sell the Tassimo and drink this from now on -- my friend was right, there is no going back. And if you use a manual grinder, like I am now, you'll get a bit of a workout -- I actually like it, part of the ritual. Cleanup is super easy too -- what's not to like? Highly recommended. It's not a big investment, so give it a try. I bet that once you taste the coffee it produces, you won't be going back to your old ways.

(Posted on 1/2/13)

Never Tasted a Better Cup!

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I use a fine espresso grind and stir for 10 seconds. I keep ordering espressos out to compare and so far none taste as good to me as my homemade "Aeropresso".

The grind is fine so extraction is quick, the water temperature stays constant, and expression is about 20 seconds to get all water out. The puck is dry and falls into recycle bin, no mess.

My old French Press took 4 min, so the water cooled which changed extraction quality, and the grind was so coarse that the outer layer of the grains over-extracted, the core under-extracted, so the coffee was bitter and sour at same time,. By comparison to Aeropress it was horrible. And it left a huge mess.

My expensive espresso machine makes great coffee, but not as good as my Aeropress! I've stopped adding sugar or milk to my coffee because it's so smooth and tasty.

I re-use the paper filter for a month and have only torn one or two in the last year. The 350 papers supplied should last 25 years at this rate. When they tear and your shot is full of grinds, just put a new filter in the Aeropress and run the coffee through again and it's good.

The only downsides I can come up with is that it's no fun to make coffee for 4 or 6 people, and you need to push down hard on it to brew, but it's good exercise.

(Posted on 11/26/12)

It really is the BEST!

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Loved my old french press, although the right grind was tricky, to say the least. Prior to this AeroPress, I had tried a vietnamese drip which was okay but slow. I have never wanted a large espresso machine - 1, because of cost and 2, no more countertop room left! This little press is wonderful. Never thought I would be adding hot water to dilute coffee but the brew is so hearty....Love this thing!

(Posted on 7/29/12)

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I met a dude who had one while traveling. I think this has got to be the best way to pdoruce coffee on the go along with the French press. Great for camping, traveling, RV tailgating at Michigan Speedway, dinner at in-laws, etc Really nice cup, came out best with 180F water.Is this thing really made by the same company that makes Frisbees?I want one!

(Posted on 7/24/12)

Great little product!

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The aeropress makes wonderful coffee that isn't weak or bitter. We bought it for travel but use it daily at home. The coffee is best with the paper filter rather than the metal filter.

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Easy To Use, Quick Brewing, Sturdy, Quiet, Great Taste, Easy To Clean

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No negatives

(Posted on 5/25/12)

The pocket wonder

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I've been using an AeroPress to make my morning cuppa for about a year. I love it so much I've recommended it to friends and just recently bought a second to keep at my workplace.

The AeroPress reduces coffee making to it's core: roast, grind, water temp and steep. The AP ships with a recommended "recipe" but the whole process is amazingly "tweakable". It's easy to try something a bit different and just taste the result. This result is not technically espresso, but ignoring the lack of true crema, you may be hard-pressed to taste the difference.

The AeroPress is purely a coffee brewer. You can NOT steam or froth milk.

Pair it with the Hario Mini Slim grinder for excellent coffee on the go.

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Tweakability, Easy To Clean, Great Taste

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Small Water Container

(Posted on 4/2/12)

Great coffee

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I really like my Aeropress, and Seatle Coffee Gear is a great company. I am too tired to write a bunch of witty stuff, so just take my word for it, the Aeropress is easy to use and makes a great cup of coffee/espresso. Have Fun. The only thing better might be a Rocket if you have the dinero, but I wouldn't know for sure. Aerobie is an American Company as well, and they seem to be very innovative. They also made cool frisbee type stuff.

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Quick Brewing, Large Water Container, Great Taste, Easy To Clean, Easy To Use, Commercial Grade, Quiet

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(Posted on 3/22/12)

smooth and tasty

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I use it inverted with a longer brew time, it seems to make a richer cup.

Easy to experiment with time, temp and grind quantity.

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Quiet, Easy To Clean, Easy To Use, Quick Brewing, Great Taste

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(Posted on 3/17/12)

Best Cup Of Coffe I've Made

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My coffee now competes with the best coffeehouses.

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Easy To Clean, Great Taste, Easy To Use

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(Posted on 3/17/12)

The BEST coffee ever !!!

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The AeroPress is EASY, QUICK, & makes delicious coffeee.
Thanks for a terrific product !

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Easy To Use, Easy To Clean, Great Taste

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None

(Posted on 2/27/12)

many reasons to own this press

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fast, delicious coffee, useful on the road, camping, etc. i have a great espresso maker at home, and taste is comparable, but when i need to make 2 cups simultaneously, the press is employed, and is faster than the machine. it is a little more work, but the taste is wonderful. it uses more coffee (by 1/3) to get the same effect as my espresso maker, probably b/c the grind is a bit courser and the hand press isn't as forceful as the steam from the machine..

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Easy To Use, Quiet, Great Taste, Easy To Clean, Quick Brewing

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(Posted on 1/25/12)

Drip, Drip, Drip

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I'm loving the coffee made in the Aeropress...an Americano has never tasted better. Easy clean-up, yes. The issue is the dripping out of the coffee and water during and after stirring. Now I know why there are so many references to the inverted method. I wish Aerobie would mention this or at least respond to e-mails asking for assistance. Inverting the process is the ticket.

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Easy To Use, Easy To Clean, Great Taste, Quiet, Quick Brewing

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Leaky

(Posted on 12/21/11)

Aeropress perfect for work!

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This is perfect for having a great cup of espresso or americano. I love it for work for its small footprint. Fits right in my desk drawer.

Once you get the hang of it, its really easy to use and clean up is a snap.

I used to use a pour over at work, but this tools its place.

High grade parts, I am confident that it will last a long time.

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Easy To Use, Quick Brewing, Easy To Clean, Great Taste, Compact

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(Posted on 12/19/11)

A smooooother cup of coffee

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I purchased the Aeropress and am very happy with how good the coffee tastes. The Aeropress does not make espresso. What it makes is a condensed coffee that the user dilutes with water or milk as desired.

My other machine is a manual lever espresso machine so this is a whole 'nother world of coffee. But I am finding I prefer the smoother tasting coffee from the Aeropress.

It is very easy to use. I heat the milk in the cup first and then press the coffee on top of it. But I will probably buy an electric milk heater and foamer for ease of use.

The filter can be reused many times, so the 300 supplied filters could probably last a few years.

Although I try to get the 175F temp for the water, things taste great if the water temp is above that, as well.

Cleanup is just a rinsing. There really is nothing to not like about the Aeropress. PLUS, it's all manufactured in the USA, which to many people nowadays is rather nice to see.

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Quick Brewing, Easy To Use, Easy To Clean, Great Taste, Quiet

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(Posted on 12/16/11)

this is really hard to beat...

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I have used this product off and on for the past 3 years...my first aeropress was stored away for about a year, and heat must have slightly changed the shape of it, as the plunger part would no longer fit smoothly to depress the plunger. But...got another one, followed the guidelines as far as fresh roasted, fresh ground beans, stirring as instructed, water temp, etc. and experimenting with different brew lengths...but the end product is always amazing. I have a cuisinart k-cup brewer, with solofil cups, but the aeropress makes a much better cup, for less $$'s. I also really enjoy the ritual...when I grind the beans and take in that delicious aroma, well, it just doesn't get any better! If you want the best cup of coffee, and enjoy the whole coffeemaking experience, you will love this. also cold-brewed 4 measuring spoon-fulls of ground coffee with water to the 4-cup level; turned it upside down and let it sit for 24 hours...made an excellent concentrate...good for hot coffee (just add hot water) or iced coffee drinks. Or, add Baileys, etc., and whipped cream, or maybe some foamed milk with eggnog...yummmmmmmy! Oh, yea, I take it with me when I travel too.

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Easy To Use, For serious coffee lovers, Quick Brewing, Easy To Clean, Great Taste, Quiet

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(Posted on 12/15/11)

Makes Great Smooth Coffee

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I make a few Americanos for me and a latte for my wife each day. It is consitently smooth and tasty. It is so smooth that at times I think perhaps could have a bit more "bite."

It avoids the noise of the traditional espresso maker that we previously had, and that is a real plus first thing in the morning.

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Easy To Use, Easy To Clean, Great Taste, Quiet

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(Posted on 11/20/11)

Love it

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still figuring out the perfect mix of coffee to water

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Quiet, Easy To Use

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(Posted on 10/14/11)

Quick, convenient, and delicious!

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[...]Just brewed up my first cup of coffee and I am so impressed! Easy to use, and the quickest cup of coffee I ever made. Tasty too!I'm going to buy another one for my sister to cure her of her $4/day paper cup coffee habit.

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Easy To Clean, Easy To Use, Great Taste

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(Posted on 6/2/11)

FOEspresso

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Although it says you can make espresso i believe, this is not technically correct because it is not brewed under the pressure required. That being said it makes a darn good cup of (what i call) FOEspresso. It does not quiet compare to what i get out of my pump driven machine but if you like strong coffee quick this thing is for you. Not including the time it takes to acquire hot water you can make a cup in under a minute. Great for making iced coffee, milk based and other coffee drinks were diluting ingredients are added. It takes a little dialing in to get the proper grind, I find that a finer grind worked best for me. It is handy to keep the trash or a knock box near to dispose of the grinds so you don't have to go dripping across your kitchen.

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Quick Brewing, Simple, Good flavor, Easy To Use, Great Taste, Easy To Clean

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Messy

(Posted on 5/30/11)

a great, quick cup of coffee!

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I have an Aeropress that I use daily at work, one at home for a quick cup of coffee when I don't want to fire up la macchina. I usually use it for Americano, but it makes a reasonable espresso. One thing I like is that you can tailor the coffee to your taste by adjusting the amount of water and coffee. After a year of daily use, it's holding up fine. They're also are great gifts.

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Great Taste, Easy To Clean, Easy To Use

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(Posted on 3/29/11)

The aerobie works for me!

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I find this maker intuitively elegant and effective in its simplicity and sensible design. The addition of a paper filter to the French press principle, adds both an uplevelling of taste and health (by removing the finest particles that the French press leaves in). Although it does require steps to brew and is no push button affair, you feel closer and in synch with the brew by stirring the grounds into a dervishal dance, before bearing down for the final press and extracting the essence.

" Aaaahhh... From the A to the E it's now the Aerobie for me!"

Can I sell you that tag line?!

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Quick Brewing, Easy To Clean, Easy To Use, Great Taste

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Small Water Container

(Posted on 12/31/10)

This is Great Coffee

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This is a great tool for a great cup of full bodied coffee, depending on the amount of coffee used. Use a good fresh coffee, and good water, take your time to do it as in the directions and you will be rewarded with a great cup. Course Grind (even a blade grinder works) and wait a few seconds after you pull the water off boil to get them temp correct.
Great travel companion too!

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Easy To Use, Easy To Clean, Quick Brewing, Great Taste

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(Posted on 12/21/10)

very simple

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Taste is very good but unlike other presses I have used nothing about it irritates me at 5:30 in the morning. Simple design, simple to use and very simple to clean. I make 2 cups every morning and it doesn't slow me down a bit. I use this along with the nespresso milk frother and it makes a nice americano.

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Quick Brewing, Easy To Clean, Great Taste, Easy To Use

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(Posted on 10/2/10)

Like a French press only easier to clean

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Wonderful product. I wish it could hold more water. Try different grinds, different roasts and different water temperatures. I also add more hot water after brewing.

Pros:
Quick Brewing, Easy To Use, Easy To Clean, Great Taste

Cons:
Small Water Container

(Posted on 4/28/10)

Perfect travel companion

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Are you tired of those little one cup drip makers in Hotel rooms? As a commercial airline pilot --- I am!

Hello Aeropress!! This thing packs away nice a neat...makes a very decent cup of coffee quickly...and cleans up in a blink of an eye.

Check out the Hario Slim Mill to complement the Aeropress...and you'll have a travel duo that's hard to beat.

Pros:
Quick Brewing, Easy To Use, Unbreakable, Great Taste, Easy To Clean

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(Posted on 4/15/10)

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