Aerobie 80R08 Aeropress Coffee Maker

The Aerobie AeroPress employs a different approach to brewing coffee. Using the same pressure principle as for normal espresso, it is much quicker than a machine, and produces delicious, rich coffee without bitterness.   You can use any grind in this simple machine, and the coffee generally has a lower acid level, because more of the minute particles are filtered out.  This is especially good news for those that suffer from acid reflux problems.   The Aeropress makes a perfect shot of espresso style coffee that you can drink immediately, add water to make an Americano, or use with milk to make a latte or cappuccino.

The Aeropress makes coffee by forcing liquid through the grounds using a syringe-type plunger. There is a cushion of air between the plunger and the liquid, which regulates the pressure to an even consistency.  You must put in a filter, add the grounds, measure out the precise amount of water, add water and stir. You then have to place the Aeropress on top of a cup to use it, exert a pretty good amount of force.  The coffee is not exactly espresso, because the pressure is much less, but it is much stronger than anything you will get out of a French press.

The Aeropress is better than a French Press, because you the coffee is very quickly separated from the grounds.  In a French press, you are often tempted to leave the coffee too long in the press, and this leads to a far greater acid content.  The other problem with the French press is that finer grinds often squeeze through the filter sieve, and remain in the coffee liquid (especially if you press too hard, or if your filter is a little older).  The Aeropress has a very fine filter process, and removes all the grounds.

Why People Like the Aeropress Espresso Maker

  • The coffee brewing process is quick and simple, and cleaning up is simply a matter of rinsing it under running water.
  • You can use any grind, because grind consistency is not important.  Simply grind your fresh beans, and drop the powder in the holder.  You do not need a special grinder that needs regular cleaning or special setting in order to produce the perfect grind each time – a basic blade grinder is fine.
  • You can vary the strength be varying the time of brew before pressing, and also the coffee-to-water ratio.
  • You can vary the acidity by varying the temperature.  Very hot water leads to more acidity; slightly cooler water (96°C/200°F or less) leads to less acid.
  • You can easily make one cup, or split the brew between several cups. Or you can quickly run several brews to accommodate the preferences of your guests.  Because the grounds are sol cleanly filtered out, you can also store the liquid for later re-heating, without it deteriorating.
  • Customer service from Aerobie is very helpful, and spare parts are delivered quickly and cheaply. Filter papers are easy to obtain.
  • For those that prefer to not use paper filters, there is a steel filter insert available, that can be washed in the dishwasher.

What People don’t like about the Aeropress

  • You need to use a bit more coffee than in a normal coffee machine, because the filtering process is quicker than in other coffee machines.
  • Many of the oils are filtered out, and some people prefer a thicker, oilier brew.
  • Some people found that the pressure requirement was higher than they expected.
  • It takes a few practise runs until you get the brew that you prefer, but once you have the technique, you can settle into a standardised way of making your coffee.

This unique coffee machine is extremely popular on Amazon, with more than 1,100 reviews. More than 90% of reviewers have given this coffee press either 4 or 5 stars. This is a flexible, quick and easy method for getting your perfect brew!  Click the link to get Aerobie AeroPress Coffee Maker immediately!