Hourglass Cold Brew Coffee Maker

Hourglass Cold Brew Coffee System

Hourglass Cold Brew Coffee System

I suffer from acid reflux and had to stop drinking coffee for awhile until I discovered cold brew coffee. I just found a new one that is much easier to use call The Hourglass. In addition to the great low acid coffee I also like that it is made from BPA free plastic, many coffee makers are not. It is completely portable too since it uses no electricity so we take it camping too.

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Nov 21, 2008
by: Anonymous

why buy this when you can make cold brew with just a paper filter, freshly ground coffee, water and a coffee pot?

Nov 21, 2008
No Mess!
by: Anonymous

If you've ever tried making cold brew at home with cheesecloth etc. it's MESSY. The Hourglass has no mess at all, ever. It's the only method to cold brew at home that is absolutely spill proof.

Dec 29, 2008
never tried this, would like to...
by: tribal nectar

forget using paper or cheesecloth....just get an affordable french press, add grounds and fresh water, soak overnight, press and store. clean, easy, tasty.

Dec 31, 2008
I Like This Maker
by: Molly

I tried the french press method to cold brew but I ended up buying this hourglass maker because it won't break or spill and I travel a lot so need something that is really portable. I really like this maker and I have to drink cold brew because I need low acid coffee.

Aug 21, 2009
make cold brew with no fancy equipment!
by: Anonymous

Buy these things called T-Sacs, they are meant for brewing tea, but work great for cold brew... get large ones, Size 4. They are like large tea bags. Put your grounds in the T-Sacs (coffee should be loose in the sac), tie a knot in the top, add to container of cold water, and there you have it. If you make a lot of cold brew, use more of the T-Sacs. Wait the 12 hours or so and then toss the T-Sacs. No cheese cloth, no mess. I don't work for T-Sac, I own 2 cafes, and this is how I make cold brew at home. In our cafes, we use commercial filter bags from Toddy. If you need to make a lot of cold brew. say by the gallons for a party, their filters are the right size.

Oct 27, 2010
Cold brew is best
by: Jean

The reason you don't just make your own cold brew without the cold brewer is because it takes a special filter, not just a paper filter. You have to try it to believe it. I was a bunn lover and french press before discovering my filtron. Now my husband and I don't like any other coffee than what is in our own kitchen!

Editor's Note: The Filtron Cold Water Coffee Concentrate Brewer is available online at Amazon.

Oct 31, 2011
Cold Brew Hot Drink?
by: Anonymous

Never had cold brew coffee, but need low acid. Can you cold brew and then drink hot?

Feb 05, 2013
YES, you can drink it HOT )
by: Anonymous

We've used the Toddy system for over 20 years and prefer cold brew (hot) over any other coffee we've ever tried. I just wish they made a larger brewer since I drink a lot of coffee and have to make new concentrate every other day. Before the Toddy, I had to drink low-acid instant coffee (Kava) -- brewed coffee is way too acidic. We add boiling water to the appropriate amount of concentrate (adjust for strength). Since I prefer to drink my coffee VERY hot, I microwave 1/3-1/2 cup of concentrate before adding boiling water.

Jun 20, 2014
Hourglass search
by: Anonymous

Anyone have an Hourglass maker to sell? I'll buy it. Email me. Bruizer@att.net This is not a joke.

Jul 01, 2014
RE Hourglass Coffee Search
by: Anonymous

Here's a close substitute: http://ow.ly/yPjg8

Nov 25, 2014
Need instruction manual
by: Andrea

I just bought the hourglass at a flea market. Can anyone scan an instruction manual for me? I watched the video and found an FAQ, which are helpful, but an instruction manual would be wonderful.

Dec 30, 2014
Hourglass Coffee user guide
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