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Two new coffee makers have made the news for their kickstarter campaigns: both of these say that they will be able to make coffee at home that the coffee enthusiast (not the chain cafe enthusiast!) will be proud of. These two coffee makers are currently running on Kickstarter, and are sure to change how you brew at home: #1: The Bruvelo Coffee Maker Bruvelo is designed by a software engineer, Dustin Sell, and it is a single-brew that factors in many variables you can adjust in a retail environment. And it's made of incredibly high quality materials! Using the app, you can brew to a saved profile, or you can manually control grind size, water temperature, grounds-to-water ratio and steep time. The app, of course, allows for additional features like saving recipes. “I really began to study what it takes to brew a cup of ‘competition-level’ coffee according to the SCAA Coffee Brewing Control Chart,” Sell recently told Daily Coffee News. “So I actually bought a coffee refractometer from VST Labs which I used in my own pourovers, and modeled the Bruvelo after those processes, wanting to obtain the best possible extraction ratios.” As of this writing, with 25 days left in the Kickstarter campaign, the Bruvelo Kickstarter had earned over $92,000 toward its $150,000 goal. Kickstarter page: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1003294547/bruvelo-smart-wifi-connected-pour-over-coffee-brew #2: This app-controlled machine is lled by Benson Chiu, and the built-in controls can control grind, pressure, water temperature, flow rate, and more: you can store a recipe in the machine, and load others directly from the app! Basically this is the espersso version of the Bruvelo! “Traditionally, it’s the job of a barista to accurately brew any given bean into a perfect cup of coffee, but inconsistency is always a huge problem due to human error,” the Artist team says on its Kickstarter. A 20 person team split between San Fran and Hong Kong has the support of the Hong Kong government, and other serious coffee people, in their project. As of writing, they have already raised over 250K of their 120K goal! Kickstarter page: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/236195807/arist-brews-coffee-like-the-best-baristas-anytime?ref=nav_search
@danidee I'm confused. they're essentially home brewers that can be closely controlled by an app? I think it ruins some of the fun, no?
Coffee brewing apps? I'm a little overwhelmed right now.
@hikaymm, neither would I. Like you said, it'll probably take out all the fun.
@orenshani7 Disappointing, but I probably wouldn't have got it anyways!
The Bruvelo project was canceled.
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