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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Surprise the Coffee Lover in Your Life with the New Signature Series Pour-Over from Melitta -- They Will Thank You For Helping Them Enjoy a Better Pour-Over Brewing Experience (Review)

Disclosure: I was sent a sample from the vendor in exchange for an honest review.  All views shared are mine and mine alone.


Gifting is made easy this year with Melitta’s brand-new Signature Series Pour-Over. Celebrate the holidays with this stylish and affordable pour-over for everyone on your list – family, friends, co-workers and neighbors.
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If you are a coffee drinker, do you remember the first time you tried coffee?  Did you like it, or has it become it an acquired taste, or must have to give you that much needed boost in the AM to get your day started?  For me, my grandmother turned me on to coffee at early age, along with my brother.  She was Italian and loved baking and feeding us whenever we came to visit.  And, when it came to washing down all her delicious food, she would serve everyone at the table, including the kids her coffee.  She was so proud of this coffee as her cousin would pick her up different coffee blends during her business travels, and bring home for her to make using her Melitta pour over she got as a wedding gift.  I still remember watching her make her coffee, like there was a science behind it. It wasn't until I was older and tried to make my own coffee that I realized that brewing coffee is an art and that if you have the right tools, in my grandmother's case her pour over, that you can make a delicious tasting coffee each and every time.

My grandmother passed away last year, and when my family was cleaning out her house, I asked for a few of her coffee cups and her pour over.  Unfortunately during transit to me, the pour over was broken.  I had planned to replace it, but with the craziness of life, I forgot about this, until I was recently asked to review the new Signature Series Pour-Over from Melitta.  When I saw the email about this pour-over, I couldn't help but smile, as I thought of my grandmother and all the wonderful memories I have of her, and how she was the one to show me the correct way to brew a cup of coffee.  Now with my own Signature Series Pour-Over I can re-create these great tasting coffee memories with my own family, and to serve to family and friends who come to visit.  My grandmother was the entertaining and always said the way to your heart was through your stomach.  She sure did fill us up each and every time we visited her.  What I would give for a plate of her homemade Italian cookies right now, and a hot cup of coffee with milk -- how she made the kids drink their coffee back in the day. :-)  I haven't introduced coffee to my girls, but when they show an interest down the road, I will be sharing with them the proper pour-over brewing process that was explained to me by my dear grandmother.

If you are finding your morning cup of coffee to be lack luster or stale tasting, you may want to reconsider your brewing process.  You don't need an expensive coffee machine to make a great tasting cup of coffee.  Instead, invest in a Signature Series Pour-Over for only $19.99, and be wowed by how great a cup of coffee you make with this easy to use pour over.

Here is more information about the Signature Series Pour-Over from Melitta, including how the pour-over process works...


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"Sleek and modern – yet equally convenient –Melitta’s single-serve pour-over never looked so stylish. The Signature Series Pour-Over is a new take on the classic pour-over that our founder, Melitta Bentz, a German housewife, invented over 100 years ago.

Manual coffee-making is continuing to rise in popularity among home enthusiasts and coffee shop baristas alike. The ability to control every variable in the brewing process is one of the many perks from pour-over brewing, creating a cup that's exactly suited to one's preferences - temperature, flow of water and highlight the unique character of the coffee has convinced many to make the switch. 

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The new models feature a functional design optimized to ensure consistent brewing results and two viewing windows that provide visibility into the mug, preventing unnecessary messes. Available at specialty retailers and online at Melitta.com in multiple finishes and colors, in addition to the introduction of a shatter-resistant version. MSRP: $17.99-$19.99


Features:

  • Uses #4 cone coffee filters (Includes a starter pack of #4 Melitta cone coffee filters with your purchase)
  • High-quality porcelain with red matte finish (other colors available)
  • Top-rack dishwasher safe
  • A medium-size drip opening provides a consistent brew and eliminates risk of bitterness.
  • A ring underneath drip opening that directs coffee flow into mug and prevents runoff.
  • Full-height ridges within cone provide optimal flavor extraction.
  • Two viewing holes prevent overflow.



The Signature Series Pour-Over™ brews handcrafted coffee in three simple steps:



1. Place Pour-Over cone on top of mug, insert Melitta cone coffee filter



2. Scoop in your favorite fresh ground coffee to taste


3. Pour hot water (just off the boil) into the cone, fully saturating all grounds

Pour-Over Gift Sets

The Signature Series Pour-Over™ Coffeemaker is an elegant interpretation of the ORIGINAL Pour-Over™ Coffeemaker that our founder, Melitta Bentz, invented over 100 years ago. Learn more about Pour-Over™"

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See how easy it is to make a cup of coffee using the Signature Series Pour-Over?  It is easy as 1-2-3! So, what are you waiting for?  Head on over to the Melitta website and order your own Signature Series Pour-Over to make your coffee experiences memorable and perfect each and every time.  And, with the holidays fast approaching your Signature Series Pour-Over will come in handy when you have friends and family over, and you want to serve them a cup of delicious tasting coffee.  You don't want to be the host who serves yucky coffee do you?

If you have a coffee lover in your life, the Signature Series Pour-Over would also make a great gift idea, if they don't already have one.  This is one gift they will use whenever they reach for their favorite coffee blend and cup.  

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I was excited to learn that in addition to the new Signature Series Pour-Over that Melitta also came out with a brewing cones with travel mug for those who prefer making coffee at work, or always find themselves running out the door.  Skip the long lines at the coffee shop where you will get a bland or watered down cup of coffee and brew your own cup of delicious tasting coffee at your desk in minutes.  Get ready to be a hit at your office.  Your co-workers will be walking past the water bubbling and heading to your desk with their coffee cups and travel mugs. :-)  The Pour-Over Coffee brewer for travel mugs comes in a lovely gift set (can also be purchased separate) -- you get the brewing cone, travel mug and 2 bags of ground coffee, as well as a Gourmet Handheld Milk Frother, #2 Cone Coffee Filter Paper (40 Count, Natural Brown) and even a Filter Paper Holder - Black to get you started.  This travel set would make a great stocking stuffer or addition to the Signature Series Pour-Over you gift.

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To learn more about the Signature Series Pour-Over and the brewing cone with travel mug from Melitta visit https://shoponline.melitta.com/.


Disclosure: I was sent a sample from the vendor in exchange for an honest review.  All views shared are mine and mine alone.

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