Does Blooming Pour-over Coffee Matter?
If you’ve ever looked up a pour-over recipe on the internet, you’ve no doubt encountered the phrase “blooming.” Some of the more technical coffee brewing literature calls it “wetting” or...Read more
Should You Rinse Paper Coffee Filters?
It’s one of the first things new baristas learn: before making a pour-over, rinse the filter with hot water. This is supposed to do two things: Remove any paper dust...Read more
Is Pour-over Better than Autodrip?
In 1972 a new machine changed the coffee-drinking world. Using a simple heat exchanger, Mr. Coffee brought the magic of automatic coffee brewing to the masses. Fast forward to today,...Read more
Why a Flat-Bottom Dripper?
We made the Etkin 8-Cup Dripper for one simple reason: we wanted to buy something like it, but couldn't find it . The few larger drippers on the market were...Read more
Watch How to Make Coffee With the Etkin Dripper on Instagram
So you bought an Etkin 8-Cup Coffee Dripper. You might be wondering how to use it. The short answer is however you like! There's no right or wrong way to...Read more
What are the SCA's Ideal Cup Standards?
When we designed the Etkin Dripper, we started with SCA Ideal Cup Standards as defined by the Specialty Coffee Association’s Coffee Brewing Control Chart and worked backwards from there. Simply...Read more
A New Kind of Large Format Coffee Brewer
When brewing coffee, you shouldn't have to choose between batch size and quality.Read more