There’s nothing quite like waking up in the morning to a rich, full-bodied cup of coffee. Most of us can’t start our day without it, but did you know that pour-over coffee will give you the most delicious brew?
It’s true. Run of the mill drip coffee simply can’t compare to pour-over. Although the techniques are similar, pour-over coffee is undeniably superior to drip. Let’s take a look at the facts.
What is Pour-Over Coffee?
True to its name, pour-over coffee is made by pouring hot water over a cone-shaped filter filled with coffee grounds. The water slowly drips through the filter and into the mug or carafe below, giving you the perfect cup every time. It’s a simple technique, but in this case, simplicity is the key to success.
Unlike drip coffee brewers, pour-over is consistent. The water is evenly distributed across all the grounds, allowing it to absorb maximum flavor from the beans. A pour-over cup is free from grounds, making it strong, pure, and aromatic. Every sip is satisfying.
A Recent Perk in Popularity
Pour-over coffee has been around for over a century, but recently it’s experienced a resurgence in popularity among craft coffee aficionados. It’s not hard to see why both seasoned baristas and at-home brewers prefer the pour-over.
The purity and depth of flavor are unparalleled. From the casual coffee drinker to the most discerning palette, everyone will find something to love about pour-over brew.
As for the best cup of pour-over coffee, there’s nothing better than being able to enjoy it anytime, anywhere. The deliciously flavorful, perfectly portable all-in-one packet from Free Coffee Box lets you enjoy rich, fresh, pour-over coffee on the go. All you need is hot water and a mug. It’s every coffee-lover’s dream!
The Art of the Pour
The beauty of enjoying a cup of coffee brewed with the pour over method is that it highlights the nuances of the bean. The taste is fundamentally the same as coffee from drip coffee maker or a French press, but the difference lies in the quality of the flavor.
A Matter of Place
Coffee beans come from all over the world. Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, Indonesia, and Ethiopia are today’s leaders in growing and producing coffee. With so much diversity in bean growth alone, there’s a reason why there is an entire industry around it. No two flavors are truly identical. Like grapes for quality wine, origins are as important as how the beans are grown and processed.
These differences are why pour-over coffee is the best choice for coffee lovers. Because the water is in contact with the grounds longer, it helps to draw out optimal flavor from the beans, highlighting the delicate undertones and allowing individual aromas and flavors to stand out.
For many people, coffee is so much more than just a drink—it’s a culture unto itself. At Free Coffee Box, we know that better than anyone. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing you with the best coffee from around the world, all in our simple, self-contained pour-over packages.
It’s the best of both worlds: you have the rich flavors of pour-over coffee with the convenience of an on-the-go packet—no wasteful plastics, no clunky machinery, just a perfect cup, every time.
Subscribe to Free Coffee Box today, and discover the art of the pour.