Manual brewing, alternative brewing, whatever you want to call it, it’s time to give it a go. DIY brewing methods such as aeropress, cold brew, pourover, syphon and their more well-known cousins such as French press and stove top coffee form another frontier in the exploration of coffee flavour. What’s more, they’re portable, cheap and easy to learn.

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Still not convinced? Then check out my Q&A with Campos’ resident black coffee fanatic David Ruslie above. He talks black coffee culture in Australia, who’s ahead in the Sydney vs. Melbourne black coffee game and why you should give a damn about hands-on coffee brewing.

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3 Responses to Black Coffee Revolution – Get Brewing!

  1. Have been keen to get an aeropress. The intensity with ease is amazing.
    Helen (Grab Your Fork) recently posted…Galileo Restaurant at The Langham, Sydney

  2. JonPaul says:

    Yes, I have to agree that these are great machines – low cost and easy to use. It may take a while to get used to black coffee but at least it has no weight ‘issues’!
    JonPaul recently posted…Ascaso Dream Review Says Espresso Machine is Made to Last

  3. […] Alterna-brews just keep growing – From aeropress to syphon, cold drip to pourover, non-espresso black coffee methods with freshly ground beans gives new meaning to the phrase ‘hand-crafted coffee’. To cultivate any kind of rep for coffee geekery, step away from the espresso machine and get back to basics. […]

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