Eva Solo Coffee Maker

The same people who designed our favorite cheese grater are also the makers of a great coffee maker. Similar to a French press, the Eva Solo coffee maker uses a full-immersion brewing method. Just dump some coarsely-ground coffee and hot … (More)

Porlex JP-30 Hand Grinder

(Pictured on right. Aeropress not included.) Let’s say you’ve organized your suitcase, but in your rush to get out the door you totally forgot to get your morning caffeine fix. As long as you remembered to pack your travel coffee … (More)

Days of the Week Coffee Rack

Like it says on the tin, this is a rack that lets you store and display a week’s worth of coffee. Each day of coffee is represented by a test tube, which seems fitting. $46 at Meriwether of Montana.

Canadiano Coffee Maker

Okay, so maybe this trend of craz- er, inventive new coffee brewers is starting to get a little out of hand. It seems that we’re getting ever closer to some sort of Coffee Maker Singularity, and the Canadiano Coffee Maker … (More)

Duo Coffee Steeper

The Duo Coffee Steeper is a Kickstarter project that combines the longer steeping time of a French press with the cleanliness of a pour-over brewer. The instructions are simple: load up the top chamber with coffee and hot water, stir, … (More)

Ratio Eight Coffee Machine

If there’s one thing we at Tools & Toys (and many of our readers) are not in need of, it’s another coffee-making contraption. I mean, the lot of us are nearly full-on baristas at this point. But this beautiful, upcoming … (More)

Snow Peak Coffee Dripper

Coffee and camping are two things that go together very well, but I feel like a lot of brewing equipment is too delicate for the outdoors. As much as I like my Hario V60, I’m not sure the ceramic would … (More)

Nespresso Aeroccino 3

Before the coffee geeks cry out with indignation: yes, I realize I am linking to a Nespresso product and Nespresso is a blight on the coffee-making world, but this is not one of their wasteful coffee pod contraptions. No, the … (More)

Impress Coffee Brewer

The Impress Coffee Brewer is a combination coffee press and travel mug that aims to make the brewing process a breeze. Put some freshly ground coffee in the press, pour in some hot water and let it brew for a … (More)

Exceptional Expressions of Espresso Poster

From the same folks who brought you the Compendious Coffee Chart poster (which is now available in coffee mug form) comes another coffee-themed print, Exceptional Expressions of Espresso. This beautiful 18″x24″ poster breaks down the ingredient ratios of 23 different … (More)

Guide: Awesome Coffee Gear

Let’s assume you’re interested in brewing awesome coffee on a regular basis. Making great coffee from home is almost entirely a matter of having decent gear, fresh beans, and a recipe. The bulk of this guide focuses on the gear. … (More)

Pour Mason

One of the best ways to brew a great cup of coffee is using a pourover method β€” a couple of the more popular options are the Chemex and Hario V60 brewers. The Pour Mason is an interesting Kickstarter that … (More)


Some people like to work in an office, while others – like myself – are at our creative best in a comfortable environment like a coffee shop. For those of us in the latter camp, Coffitivity is an excellent app … (More)

Toddy Cold Brew System

There have been a lot of coffee makers and accessories on Tools & Toys over the years, but somehow, the Toddy Cold Brew System has never been featured (only mentioned once by yours truly). Maybe Shawn and Stephen just aren’t … (More)

AeroPress Travel Cap

The AeroPress is an excellent coffee maker to take when traveling. I slide a dozen paper filters and a plastic bag of beans into the inside of the plunger whenever I’m going on a trip. The only problem is that … (More)

Grady’s Cold Brew Iced Coffee Concentrate

You know what’s better than a cup of hot coffee first thing in the morning? A cup of iced coffee on a hot afternoon. I don’t know about you guys, but in my neck of the woods, it’s already starting … (More)

Camano Coffee Mill

The kitchens of many coffee nerds are practically overflowing with coffee paraphernalia, but a lot of that stuff isn’t very well-suited for traveling. Electric burr grinders are no exception to this, which is why hand grinders are so great. They … (More)

The Medium-sized, 18-ounce Espro Press

We consider the Espro Press to be the best french press pot you can get. Its double-walled steel vessel keeps your coffee hot for over an hour. And the double micro filter keeps grit out. It’s unlike any french press … (More)

The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee Book

For those not in the know, Blue Bottle Coffee is one of the highest-regarded coffee roasters in the business. They have unrelenting passion and focus when it comes to serving up high quality coffee, so their reputation is well deserved. … (More)

Bonavita Variable Temp Gooseneck Kettle

We’ve mentioned the standard Bonavita Gooseneck Kettle ($42) before, but the kinds of coffee nerds who experiment with AeroPress recipes are likely to want very precise temperature control. And that’s exactly what the Bonavita Variable Temperature model ($90) brings to … (More)

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