“A synthesis of logic and madness.”
It was 1939 and when most German Scientists where working on making weapons of mass destruction. One German Immigrant to the United States was working on how to prepare the world’s greatest coffee (A much gentler world domination tactic).
Chemex is the perfect example of form meeting function. It is made of glass having none of the residual odors and taste that plastic and metal absorb. The method of preparation ensures that the best flavor is retained and carbon dioxide is released. Add the heavier and thicker paper filter and you have the recipe for the perfect cup of coffee.
And what about form?
Chemex is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Smithsonian. It was voted by the Illinois Institute of Technology as one of the 100 best designed items of the 20th century.
An individually prepared cup of full bodied, robust black coffee that truly extracts the multi-layered taste of the beans.
A bold full-flavored cup of coffee that doesn't skimp on taste. By not agitating the grounds a cup of French press is able to create an "oilier" cup of coffee that represents the true heart and soul of the roast.
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