Perfectly brewed hand crafted coffee starts with fresh filtered hot water at the ideal temperature. The problem is that most brewers don't even get near the temperature needed for perfect extraction of the coffee.
We have been using Zojirushi water boilers to have access to convenient hot water at the exact brewing temperature - everytime! These boilers are used widely in the tea industry, but at O-JOE, they are a staple of convenient brewing. Plus we can use them for teas and hot chocolates, and even oatmeal in the morning.
The timing feature is our favourite because you can fill your boiler at night before you go to bed, and have hot water for when you get up.
The energy efficiency of these boilers is amazing. Your typical electric kettle uses 1500W of energy to get to boil, while the Zojirushi boiler uses 700W - plus once the water is hot, it keeps the temperature there easily with its insulated housing.
Check out our video about a home brew bar using Zojirushi water boilers.
The Micom Water Boiler & Warmer features four keep warm temperature settings; 140°F, 175°F, 195°F and 208°F. Its energy-saving timer function (6-10 hours) automatically turns on the boiler at a later time to save electricity.
Micro computerized temperature control system
Wide window water level gauge
Energy-saving timer function (6-10 hours)
Easy-to-hear sound indicator to alert completion of boiling process or low water level
Café drip dispensing mode for slower dispensing
Removable magnetic power cord
Four keep warm temperature settings (140°F, 175°F, 195°F and 208°F)
Instruction manual in English, French, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese
Brew coffee using the "dirty sock" method. No waste, but exceptional flavour!
Pack of 2
100% Made from organic cotton
100% Handmade in the USA
What is a Coffee Sock?
The Coffee Sock may just be the best and easiest way to make great coffee. It is a cloth (usually fine cotton/muslin) shaped like a filter or sock in which ground coffee is loaded and then boiling water is added. There are varying designs, from the very complex to the very simple. We prefer the simple as they taste great and cost little.
What grade coffee grind should I use with my Coffee Sock?
You can use any grind (fine to course), however we recommend using an extra find grinded coffee for the best taste and a stronger brew.
How long can I reuse my Coffee Sock for?
If you take good care of your Coffee Sock it could last years! The estimated life span of a frequently used Coffee Sock is 6-12 months. If the Coffee Sock is not allowed to dry it may become mouldy and this is the end for that Coffee Sock (however this can be avoided! – Refer to ‘How do I clean my Coffee Sock?)
How do I clean my Coffee Sock?
Cleaning your Coffee Sock is easy. Firstly dispose of the used coffee and then rinse it under the tap until all used coffee is removed. Now hang the Coffee Sock somewhere to allow it to dry out. Simple.
We strongly recommended against the use of any cleaning agents/chemicals being used to clean your Coffee Sock. These will not only shorten the life of the Coffee Sock but will impact the taste of further coffee.
My Coffee Sock looks dirty and I cannot get it white again!
When you first get your Coffee Sock it’s a lovely white, but after a few uses it becomes stained with the colour of coffee. This is not a bad thing! The Coffee Sock absorbs the oils in coffee and this will add to the flavour of your coffee. Yes it may look ugly but rest assured that it will still make a great cup of coffee. In fact we believe the older a Coffee Sock gets the better the coffee it makes tastes! (this assumes it is cleaned and dried out after reach use)
How does the Coffee Sock brew my coffee?
The Coffee Sock uses the steeping method to extract the goodness from your fresh coffee beans. Steeping means to soak or saturate to extract flavour.
We would suggest socks for your feet belong on your feet. Feet socks are not normally fine enough to brew coffee and you have that fluff, lint and detergent taste too! So in short no you can't do the same thing with a pair of your socks!
Colador • CoffeeSock®
We've been fascinated with old-school Latin America when it comes to coffee. Not only do we love the nutty, chocolate and caramel undertones that so many latin American coffees have to offer, but also we love the traditional way of brewing coffee using a "colador" or a coffee sock! No fancy device, just the colador, hot water, fresh ground coffee and your mug!
The AeroPress coffee maker utilizes a breakthrough in the coffee brewing process to yield the smoothest, richest coffee that you have ever tasted.
Rapid, total immersion brewing process makes delicious full flavored coffee without bitterness
Makes 1 to 3 cups per pressing in about one minute
Brews regular American style coffee
Brews espresso style coffee for use in lattes and other espresso based drinks
Microfilter means no grit in your cup (unlike a French press)
Clean up takes just seconds
Available with zippered nylon tote bag - great for travel
Bisphenol-A (BPA) and phthalate free
Made in the U.S.A.
The AeroPress coffee maker is a new kind of coffee press that brews coffee under ideal conditions: proper temperature, total immersion, and rapid filtering. This results in amazingly delicious coffee with a wide range of beautiful flavors but without bitterness and with very low acidity. Since its introduction the AeroPress has become a much beloved brewer for serious coffee lovers and coffee professionals around the world.
The AeroPress coffee maker is most commonly used in the home kitchen but it is lightweight, compact, and durable, making it ideal for use when camping, backpacking, boating, or just traveling.
Kalita Wave 185 Stainless Steel Dripper
The Kalita Wave is one of the finest Japanese pour over brewers available. Due to its flat bottom design, and controlled flow rate - due to to three small holes in the bottom of the brewer - you can expect a more consistent brew every time. The Wave filters also encourage consistency of brew by reducing contact with the side of the brewer, maintaining more temperature stability. This is the iconic 185 (2 cup) stainless steel version.
Kalita Wave Filters 185 Unbleached
A 50 pack of unbleached (brown) paper filters for the 185 Wave Dripper Coffee Brewer from Kalita. Made in Japan.
Coffee at home shouldn't be second rate. We want you to enjoy your home or office brew just as much as our coffee bar offerings. Simply tell us where to send your O-Joe Brew Guide, and, soon you too will be flexing your inner barista. You will also be the first to hear about new coffee offerings and special promotions.