[Homeroast] Plugging HandyBrew

Brian Kamnetz bkamnetz at gmail.com
Sun Apr 24 14:38:24 CDT 2016

In case you missed it, Sweet Maria's has a video on YouTube.


I haven't used mine for several years because I couldn't get it to drain; I
might have to give it another try with the "water first" method.


On Sun, Apr 24, 2016 at 1:37 PM, Demian Ebert <coffehound at gmail.com> wrote:

> Morning-
> I got a couple (on the 2 for 1 sale) HandyBrewer's from SweetMaria's with
> my last coffee order. I'm always sort of on the look-out for a better way
> to make coffee in the office (currently using an AeroPress and while I like
> the clean-up and taste, I want more volume). I like the Clever, but don't
> like the flavor of paper filter that seems to permeate the cup, even with
> pre-rinsing. I was hoping that using a metal screen in the HandyBrew would
> give me a clean cup without that paper taste.
> We've tried it a few times now and it plugs about half-way through the drip
> volume. This morning I ran my Rocky on the coarsest grind and it still
> plugged up about halfway done. I'm wondering if anyone has run the
> HandyBrew without the secondary screen filter or if there's some other way
> to keep it from plugging. I'm not going to sieve my ground coffee and the
> grinder won't go any coarser.
> Thanks for the help,
> Demian Ebert
> Portland, OR
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