The Aeropress has quickly become one of the most popular manual brewing systems out there. It has gained such a following that now there are yearly regional, national, and worldwide Aeropress championships. The Aeropress’s popularity is largely due to its incredible versatility: it can brew anything from a super strong shot that approaches espresso to a standard full cup of coffee, and anywhere in between. Its brew dynamics incorporate the paper filter of a pour-over, the full-immersion steeping chamber of a French press, and the pressure of espresso (albeit not nearly the 9 bars you get from a pump). This allows you to brew a single coffee dozens of different ways with the same tool.Read More
When Samuel Sveen goes to work, he is hard to miss. Riding through downtown and turning up in local stores, he serves up coffee from his big, bright yellow pedal cart.
Sveen’s cart is the face of his Uel Zing coffee business and allows him to go to customers with his product. Any busy street corner is his storefront. “The most important thing about a location is location, location, location, and with the cart I can put it in whatever location, location, location I choose to,” Sveen said about his uncommon business model.Read More