@HippyWizard has 3 drinks this morning try to take a guess as to what they all are before reading the next tweet and comment how bad the difference between imagination and reality was (if you want)


@silverwizard Coffee with frothy milk, coffee that briefly looked like pita bread during brewing, and coffee?

@silverwizard Also, what kind of filter is that in the brewing coffee picture?

My wife uses a similar device to brew coffee but we use paper filters. We have a reusable metal mesh filter but it's not nearly as good.

@urusan So the system is generally called a Melita named after the company Melita, named after the woman who invented this thingy

I personally use a ceramic one I found in a random coffee shop locally, they're a pain to ship, but I prefer the flavour of glass or ceramic (plastic and boiling water are bad together)

The Chemex is the most common device I see for doing it that way, but I definitely prefer my cheap ceramic holder to an expensive chemex.

The filter is a "coffee sock" which is just a fabric one, I almost made one out of cheesecloth, and then I didn't because I have a toddler during a pandemic. The one I have was from a random "coffee supplies" website, but there's a bunch on etsy.

My main issue is that after two years of *constant* use mine are starting to pour slowly, I was recommended to boil them, and I have done so (both in vinegar and water) and it didn't seem to help? So I dunno. Maybe I should use that cheesecloth I bought to make a new one...
@urusan Uhh, espresso for the GCHQ mug, and the frothy milk also has espresso instead of coffee.
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