The Canadiano is a crafted eco filter that absorbs coffee essence every time a new cup is made, imbuing the next with extra flavor.
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For some coffee drinkers, finding the perfect brew is akin to searching for the Holy Grail. We’ve even seen the Bonaverde offer the ability to make a cup from unroasted beans in minutes. Now Canadiano is a crafted eco filter that absorbs coffee essence every time a new cup is made, imbuing the next with extra flavor.
Much more bulky than paper coffee filters, the Canadiano is a block of wood that sits on top of the cup to create a brew in the pour-over fashion. Users simply place their grind into the well and fill it up with hot water. After 2-4 minutes, a cup of coffee will have filtered through the metal mesh at the bottom. The filter is unique in that the wood absorbs the coffee oils exuded by users’ favorite grind, which in turn are fed back into the drink every time a new cup is made. The Canadiano comes in three different woods for specific types of roasts — the Walnut edition for darker roasts and earthier flavors, the Cherry edition for beans with slight citrus hints and the Maple edition for those with a nutty taste. As a bonus, the filter simply needs to be rinsed after use and doesn’t involve waste paper. The filters cost between CAD 45 and CAD 60, depending on the wood selected.
Users probably won’t experience the perfect cup until they’ve worn it in with several brews and the device does require some special maintenance, meaning it’s not for everyone. However, it certainly gives coffee hipsters an extra edge over the competition. How else can homeowners raise the standards of their home-brewed coffee?