How to make coffee without a coffeemaker

Tired of your usual morning cup? Try these unconventional brewing ideas.

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Vacuum pot

If you've never made coffee over a stove before, here's a good excuse to start: the vaccum pot uses water pressure to push water from a lower globe into the coffee grounds of the upper part of the machine. It's science.

This contraption was created appropriately in the 1830s, a time when just about everybody was getting excited about steam.

And it looks like a steampunk invention. Seriously, this thing makes a really clear, good-tasting brew, but consider getting one just for appearances; no one will doubt your coffee superiority with one of these around.


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