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    TORCH Mountain Dripper White

    Introducing the cousin of the Donut Dripper

    Release the full flavour of your favourite ground coffee with this elegantly crafted, Mountain Dripper from Torch.

    The 1-2 cup version of the Donut Dripper, the slim, stylish form allows the coffee to be perfectly layered and shaped to extract the best possible flavor. The finely-crafted, porcelain dripper features special internal ribs which guide the flow of water through the coffee grains. The large outlet hole ensures the optimum rate of flow for consistently smooth, full-flavoured, fresh-tasting coffee.

    Each Torch dripper set features an exquisite white Japanese Mino Yaki style porcelain dripper with a urethane-coated white ash base.  

    2 Internal ribbings act as stairs to optimally hold the water to create contact with coffee. 4 small holes with one large hole in the middle creates natural water flow.
    Tapered ridges inside the wooden base to stabilize the dripper (Improvement from April 2016)

     

    Features

    Makes 1-2 cups of beautifully smooth filtered coffee
    Can use cone, fan, or Kalita wave filter
    Porcelain dripper with white ash wood base
    Can use commercially sold cone (Hario or Kono 1-2 cups), fan shaped (Kalita 102) or Kalita Wave #155 filters.​

      Details

      Material: Porcelain and white ash
      Dishwasher safe (Only the porcelain)
      Size: Diameter 9 (top, bottom 5.5cm) x Height 7 cm
      Base: Diameter 11 x Height 1 cm 
      Weight: 200g (Shipping weight 300g)
      Made in Japan

       

      Handling tips

      This product uses natural wood, and the appearance and texture of the wood may vary depending on the part and finish of the wood. We appreciate your understanding.
      *If you wish to clean after using the item, please wash it gently with a soft sponge. Do not leave it soaked in water or hot water. Do not wash with a scrubbing brush, hard object, cleanser, etc. as it may cause scratches. After the wash, please wipe with a soft dry cloth, dry well before storing. Please also read through the instruction manuals for other information.

      Customer Questions

      Question: What's the different between the Donut Dripper and the Mountain Dripper?

      Answer: Donut dripper takes up to 4 cups and created for dark roasted beans which is the main trend in Japanese coffee beans. It has more height than that Mountain so more beans hit the coffee grounds, giving the coffee a more heavy taste balance, which again works very well with dark roasted beans.

      The Mountain Dripper takes up to 2 cups created with the Donut in mind but designed more for Third wave / Western coffee bean culture with hints of acidity and fruitiness. Overall it drips slightly faster than the Donut and produces a more "clean" taste pallet great for light-medium roasted beans.

      QuestionHow does the dripper align with the wooden base? Does it have ridges for the dripper to be stable?

      Answer: The porcelain dripper just sits lightly on top of the wooden base. It does not have any ridges. Since the wooden base and ceramic drippers are each individually hand made, they are not "perfectly" constructed and you may need to find the "right spot" for the dripper to sit on the base. Personally, our team at Kurasu usually don't have any issues of the dripper titling for example, while extracting coffee.

      QuestionCan Kalita wave filters be used in the Torch Mountain Dripper?

      Answer: Yes! Kalita wave filters #155 can in used with the Mountain Dripper.

       

      Recipe for TORCH Mountain Dripper by Kurasu

      You need:
      TORCH Mountain Dripper
      Kalita Wave paper filter 155 (or Hario V60 paper filter 01 size)
      Drip kettle
      Digital scale
      Server
      Timer (if available)
      Coffee grind 14g (EK43:9 coarse/medium)
      Water temp. 90-93c

      >>Learn more about the recipe

      Customer Reviews

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      Customer Reviews

      Based on 62 reviews
      89%
      (55)
      8%
      (5)
      2%
      (1)
      2%
      (1)
      0%
      (0)
      B
      B.S.
      Beautiful flat bottom dripper
      B
      B.
      Came in good condition!!!
      M
      M.
      Yes but
      K
      K.
      Awesome little dripper
      J
      J.S.
      Great!
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