O Clever How Clever

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If you've come in requesting a French Press recently (or if you've meticulously studied our new menu -as surely you all have), you've probably quickly discovered that we no longer have the French Press on our bill but have swapped it out for another extra-efficient immersion brewing method- The Clever. We love The Clever because it gives us a clean, flavorful cup without the silt or sometimes messy clean-up of the French Press. And the price is quite appetizing too. 

No need to make it difficult - the below comes straight off its Quill's product page. (You can head there to order it, filters and a server straight from our webstore). We also talked about it back in the winter when it was a part of our holiday packages 

The Clever dripper is a by-the-cup brew method with a unique release valve on the bottom of the brewer. To brew a cup, you simply place a filter in the brewer, add ground coffee, pour water over the coffee and let sit for 2-3 minutes (depending on the grind), and then place the dripper on top of your cup. The cup presses up on the release valve and the coffee begins to drain through the bottom of the dripper into your cup. 

  • Release mechanism on the bottom of the brewer will drain coffee directly into cup when done steeping
  • Full-immersion brewing
  • Easy clean-up. Simply dump out the coffee grounds and rinse with hot water
  • Comes with lid which helps keep the brewing temperature stable
  • Durable plastic body
  • Works best with #4 size cone filters

  You'll want to determine how to brew best according to what you've got to work with where you are but Quills uses 24g of coffee and 350ml of water. We pour over our grounds for 1 minute and then move it to the server at 2:30.

More Resources and Styles:

  A beginners guide immersion brewing by Prima
  These step-by-step directions recommend stirring which is optional. Try it out. 
  If you're the type that likes a video

But really- it couldn't get much more simple!