[Homeroast] AeroPress Stainless steel filter

Brad Byford bbyford at charter.net
Wed Dec 4 10:56:51 CST 2013


I heard those paper aeropress filters are biodegradable so you can compost them fine.

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> On Dec 3, 2013, at 4:49 PM, sallsup <sallsup at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I've got one of those metal filters.  It's OK.
> 
> The main difference I've noticed is that it takes more pressure on the
> plunger to get the water through, and that there is less "leakage" out of
> the bottom of the press prior to pressing.
> 
> When cleaning it, you'll want to give it a scrub with a toothbrush or
> scrubber now and then.  The holes tend to clog with fine grinds after a few
> uses.
> 
> I don't like throwaway things, and the person who takes my coffee grounds
> for compost doesn't want paper filters in his compost pile, so using metal
> works out for both of us.
> 
> But, I'll use the paper ones when traveling.  It's already a pain cleaning
> a coffee setup in those little hotel bathroom sinks, so I loosen up a bit
> then and go with convenience (plus no one is composting those grounds).
> 
> 
> 
> 
>> On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 2:54 PM, Randy <randyr5 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> 
>> Has anyone tried one of the stainless steel filters in their Aeropress?  I
>> see them available on fleabay and was wondering if they are worthy.
>> 
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