[Homeroast] Plugging HandyBrew

Demian Ebert coffehound at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 21:19:50 CDT 2016


Thanks Brian, I hadn't seen that video and the tip sheet from SweetMaria's
is coffee first, then water. We'll give that a try and see how it works.

Demian

On Sun, Apr 24, 2016 at 12:38 PM, Brian Kamnetz <bkamnetz at gmail.com> wrote:

> In case you missed it, Sweet Maria's has a video on YouTube.
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpZ5LmshwlY
>
> 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.
>
> Brian
>
> 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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