[Homeroast] new dragon brewer

Michael Koenig koenig.mike at icloud.com
Tue Sep 23 18:38:13 CDT 2014


This looks like something I might have cobbled together from spare glassware in the lab and is probably just as fragile. I don't see much going on here that you can't accomplish with a Clever or a vac pot. 

--mike
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> On Sep 23, 2014, at 6:51 PM, Derek Bradford <derekbradford at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I'm surprised by how complicated it really is. There seem to be a lot of
> steps with a lot of waiting in between--it would be hard to keep everything
> preheated. It also looks like a serious hassle to keep clean; you'd almost
> have to immerse it in a cleaning solution to get at all the spots for oils
> to accumulate. I'd love to know how it tastes, but I can't see me ever
> buying one.
> 
>> On Tuesday, September 23, 2014, Seth Grandeau <grandeau at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> I just watched the video, and I don't think it's a cross between a french
>> press and vacpot...it's just a fancy vac pot, and at a crazy high price.
>> But I agree with Lynn...if it looked like a dragon, I would feel
>> differently about it.
>> 
>> On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 1:00 PM, Lynne Biziewski <lynnebiz at gmail.com
>> <javascript:;>> wrote:
>> 
>>> What a disappointment. I thought it was going to be fashioned as - well,
>> a
>>> dragon. I have a not-so-secret love of dragons.. better this way, as I
>>> wouldn't be able to afford it anyway.
>>> 
>>> But IF I were able to put one together - I'd imagine the dragon lighting
>>> something for the heat source. Not very practical. But oh-so-cool! Of
>>> course, I wouldn't pay 400 bucks for any, dragon or not. Will stick with
>> my
>>> almost fail-proof makeshift French press method. Had a great cuppa this
>>> morning...
>>> 
>>> Lynne "too cheap for this" B.
>>> 
>>> ;D
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 11:01 PM, p&k <pnkk3 at yahoo.com <javascript:;>>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I read about this new "perfect cup" brewer
>>>> Seems like a cross between french press and vacpot. Looks interesting
>> but
>>>> a bit expensive
>>>> 
>>>> Has anyone seen this yet.
>>>> 
>>>> http://shop.lacolombe.com/products/dragon
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