Manual pourover drip brewing

The 3 Melittas, after cleaning

The 3 Melittas, after cleaning

If there’s a simple way of brewing coffee, probably manual pourover drip brewers are the simplest. And the cheapest. Just pour hot water into the grinds, which sit on a cone filter, then let it drip into the cup and, voila! Great coffee using the simplest of process, the cheapest of equipment.

Well, maybe using socks would be cheaper. Hehe…

I’ve heard and read a lot about pourovers, but they weren’t easy to find around here. Melitta is a popular brand, especially its porcelain cone filter, but the Melittas I could find in neighboring Cagayan de Oro are the plastic drippers for travellers, the Ready Set Joe Travel Mug. I almost got one about a year ago from Robinson’s, but backed out. Then forgot about it.
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