Recommended Coffee Gear | Products | Equipment

Some of the questions we receive frequently from customers is regarding our brewing and coffee equipment preferences. Most of the items listed are available in the shop at 105 N Main, however, we have also listed those similar items with Amazon affiliate links below. Prices are comparable – at our shop or online. Feel free to stop by and chat if you have more questions.

We’ve listed some of our best selling products, and also products we use in our home. – Marcus

 

Bodum Burr Grinder. Number one recommended grinder for in home use, and we have tested quite a few. Quiet, Stainless Steel Conical Burrs, Pre set. In stock at Main Street. 

  • The BISTRO Burr Grinder crushes coffee beans between stainless steel conical burrs rather than slicing them which preserves bean’s flavor and aroma and provides a consistent grind; no sharpening required.

    • Push button, pre-set timer allows users to grind the exact amount of coffee needed, keeping beans fresh and preventing waste

    • Adjustable grind allows users to go from Espresso to French Press with ease

    • Colourful, compact, space-saving design pairs perfectly with e-BODUM’s BISTRO collection of kettles and coffeemakers

    • Equipped with a friction clutch, preventing damage to the grinding gear by the presence of small stones

  

Bodum Bistro Coffee Maker. Programmable Coffee Machine with Glass Carafe, 51 oz, Black. In Stock at Main Street. 

  • Coffee maker: Bistro Coffee maker is programmable up to 24 hours in Advance for convenience; delicious Coffee ready in less than 6 minutes; includes easy to read back-lit LED display

  • Shower head: a replacement to the traditional drip system, the rubber head showers water evenly over ground Coffee beans for a balanced, flavorful cup

  • Borosilicate carafe: glass carafe with an easy to grip, non-slip handle

  • Stainless steel filter: no need for paper filters, the Permanent, stainless steel filter is fine-meshed for ultimate aroma delivery and pure taste

  • Heating plate: stain resistant heating plate keeps Coffee Warm for up to 30 minutes without burning your Coffee; 190 degrees Fahrenheit

  • Warranty: 2 year manufacturer warranty on defective units

 

 

Bodum French Press. Our preferred method for daily brewing. Both are In stock at Main Street. 

  • FRENCH PRESS: BRAZIL French press brews an excellent cup of coffee in the greenest way possible, just add course ground coffee, hot water and press

  • COFFEE CARAFE: Made of durable, heat-resistant borosilicate glass with a BPA free plastic handle and base; easy to use and easy to clean

  • STAINLESS STEEL: 3-part stainless steel plunger has a mesh filter that helps extract your coffee’s aromatic oils and subtle flavors instead of being absorbed by a paper filter

  • MAXIMUM FLAVOR: Pressed coffee extracts the perfect amount of essentials oils and acids from the coffee bean for maximum flavor; the preferred method for brewing for coffee enthusiasts everywhere

  • SERVINGS: This premium French press coffee maker makes 8 cups of coffee, 4oz each; dishwasher safe

Digital Kitchen Scale Multifunction Food Scale, 11lb/5kg, Silver, Stainless Steel. Great choice for weighing coffee for Pour over brewing. Basic model. We use a more advanced model at the roasters, but this is a good option for home brewing.

  • Equipped with 4 high precision sensors to give you accurate weight all the time; 5kg/11lb capacity, 0.01oz/1g division, Minimum measuring weight 3g-5g; Perfect for baking, cooking, postage and jewelry
  • Stainless Steel Platform Design: Designed with a sleek stainless steel platform and anti-fingerprint technology for easy cleaning and maintenance
  • User-Friendly: A precise TARE function can reset the current weight on the scales to zero, quick unit conversion, Volume Measurement Supported, violet backlit display and low battery indication
  • Petite Design: No more fuss or clutter necessary; Made for easy storage and lightweight portability. Dimensions: 7.09 x 5.51 x 0.71 inches
  • The scales switch off after 2 minutes of inactivity if you forget to turn them off or your hands are all gooey with food; Meet CE/ROHS certification; 2 x AAA batteries included;1 Year Warranty by Etekcity

Bonavita Goose Neck Pour Over Kettle. We have tested and used this model. Perfect for French Press, Chemex, or Single Cup Pour overs. Digital Temp display. 

  • Adjustable in one degree increments 140°-212°F

  • 1000 watts for quick heating

  • Real-time temperature display

  • Heat and hold at desired temperature for up to 60 minutes

  • Count-up timer makes it easy to keep track of the brewing process

  • Gooseneck spout for precise pour control. Length is 11.00 inch , Width is 7.00 inch and Height is 7.5 inch

  • Brushed stainless steel and BPA-free plastic

Chemex Brewer 8 cup. Great option for pour over coffees anywhere! We use a Chemex at home on a regular basis. In Stock at Main Street. Use with Pour Over Kettle. 

  • Lab-quality glass and wood safety collar with leather tie

  • Not for microwave, oven or stovetop use

  • Remove wood sleeve before hand washing

  • Use with chemex filter circles, sold separately

  • Clean sleeve with a damp cloth

  • Made in multiple countries

 

Select varieties of our coffees are available through Amazon Prime. 12 oz bags, Whole Bean. 

  • Our Coffees are roasted fresh at our roasting facility in Nappanee.

  • Each 12 oz bag is whole bean, and individually boxed.

  • Current options available are Main Street Blend and Jamaican Me Crazy.

  • We ship to Amazon on a regular basis in small batches to ensure the freshness of our Amazon inventory.

  • Orders are fulfilled by Amazon and you receive fast 2 day Prime Shipping.

 

Single Serve Pour Over Filters. Great for travel and single cup brewing. Use with Pour over Brewer below. In Stock at Main Street. 

 

Ceramic pour over set. Great for single serve coffees, filter set included. Great for travel or one cup brewing. A favorite for mid day coffee brewing. In Stock at Main Street. 

  • WHAT IS BETTER ABOUT POUR OVER COFFEE AND SINGLE CUP BREWING? Coffee pour overs allow you to extract optimum flavor from your favorite ground coffee. Our unique 3 hole system keeps the coffee from flowing through too quickly and provides the proper brewing time.

  • WHAT ARE THE OTHER BENEFITS? Coffee tastes best when it is fresh, the flavors begin to change in as little as 10 minutes after it has been brewed. Our ceramic pour over makes it simple to brew more often, making a fresh rich cup of coffee every time.

  • INCLUDES A FULL BOX OF 40 MELITTA BROWN COFFEE FILTERS SIZE 2 We didn’t skimp and toss in a couple… With a FULL box of filters included, you can brew as soon as you unpack your new coffee dripper, or if you are giving it as a gift, they will be able to enjoy it immediately!

  • HOW-TO GUIDE INCLUDED With out step by step instructions, you’ll see how simple it is to use this coffee brewer, all you need is your own ground coffee and hot water, everything else is included.

 

Aeropress Brewer. Quick way to make delicious coffee without bitterness. Great for Travel, Camping, RV,  and small spaces. We use this brewer and in stock at Main Street. 

  • Rapid, total immersion brewing process makes delicious full flavored coffee without bitterness

  • Makes 1 to 3 cups per pressing in about one minute, Brews regular American style coffee

  • Brews espresso style coffee for use in lattes and other espresso based drinks, the brewing process takes about 30 seconds

  • Microfilter means no grit in your cup (unlike a French press), Clean up takes just seconds

Bunn Filters. Suitable for any at home Bunn Brewing System. 

  • High quality, heavy-weight paper so the water flows properly through coffee grounds

  • Designed for Bunn brewers and fits most flat-bottom coffee funnels

  • 2 Packs of 100 paper filters each, Model BCF100B

  • 2-3/4″ / 6.88cm base, 3″ / 7.6cm high sides

  • Packaging may vary

Bunn Brewer. Recommended for large groups or when brewing coffee with limited time. Brew better not bitter with Bunn. We have tested this brewer. 

    • Fastest 10-Cup Home Coffeemaker* brews a full pot of coffee in about 3 minutes

    • An always hot internal hot water is ready to brew hot coffee on deman. Item dimensions is 14.8 high x 7.1 wide x 13.8 deep inch. Note-replace sprayhead and brew funnel. Pour additional carafes of fresh, cold water into the brewer as needed until water has no vinegar smell or tasted

    • Exclusive drip-free carafe with a proprietary lid and spout design that arcs the pour of the coffee into the cup and wicks the coffee dribbles back into the carafe preventing a mess on cup or counter

    • Multi-stream spray head showers hot water evenly over the coffee grounds

    • Large flat bottom filter and funnel allows greater interaction between hot water and coffee grounds for superior flavor extraction

    • Brews 4 to 10 cups (20 to 50 oz). 3-year warranty

    • Backed by BUNN customer service in Springfield, Illinois

    • *Based on internal testing of BUNN Speed Brew/ Velocity Brew coffeemakers to other similar coffeemakers

Keurig K-Mini K15 Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker, Black. Pros: Small, Compact Size. Perfect for Dorm, Desk, Office, RV or Small Spaces. Cons: Add Water for each brewing cycle. We have tested this brewer. 

  • COMPACT: Small and personal; great for small spaces and portable design goes anywhere. Cord storage feature helps with portability

  • BREW SIZES: Brews your perfect amount, any cup size between 6-10 oz. Use the 6 oz. cup size for a bolder brew.

  • WATER RESEVOIR: Single cup water reservoir for ultimate portability – just add fresh water for each brew.

  • DRIP TRAY: Removable drip tray accommodates travel mugs up to 5.2” tall, and holds a full accidental brew for easy clean-up.

  • ENERGY EFFICIENT: Automatic shut-off turns the brewer off after each brew, helping to save energy. Note : Refer to the PDF attached below in Technical Specification for User Manual

  • The Keurig K15 Coffee Maker brews all K-Cup pods. Choose from over 500 brands and varieties of K-Cup Pods. For the best quality be sure to look for the Keurig logo on each K-Cup Pod. Dimensions (in inches) : 10.8 H X 6.9 W X 10.7 D.

 

Keurig K-Elite Single Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker. We have tested this model. Pros: Strong Temperature Control, Iced Coffee Capability, Large 12oz Brew Size, Programmable, Cons: No Touch Screen. 

  • What’s in the box: a bonus 6-count K-Cup Pod variety pack, one water filter handle, and one filter to help ensure your beverages taste their Absolute best.

  • Brews multiple cup sizes: 4, 6, 8, 10, 12oz enjoy the most popular cup sizes.

  • Strong brew button: increases the strength and bold taste of your coffee’s flavor.

  • Iced setting: brew hot over ice at the touch of a button for full-flavored, delicious Iced Coffee.

  • Hot water on Demand button: perfect for instant soups or oatmeal.

  • Coffee in no time: brews K-Cup pods in under a minute.

  • Large 75oz water reservoir: allows you to brew 8 cups before having to refill, saving you time and simplifying your morning routine. Removable reservoir makes refilling easy.

  • Removable drip tray: accommodates Travel mugs up to 7.2 inches; tall and holds a full accidental brew for easy cleanup

Keurig K575 Single Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker. 12oz Brew Size, Strength Control, and Hot Water on Demand, Programmable, Platinum

  • LARGE 80oz WATER RESERVOIR: Allows you to brew 10+ cups more before having to refill, saving you time and simplifying your morning routine. The water reservoir is removable, making it easy to refill whenever you need to, and on the K575, you can choose from several different nightlight colors to illuminate your kitchen at night.

  • MULTIPLE K-CUP POD BREW SIZES: (4, 6, 8, 10, 12 oz.). 

  • STRENGTH CONTROL: A strength control setting allows you to brew a bolder cup using any K-Cup pod brew size. Plus, five temperature settings allow you to enjoy your favorite beverage at your desired temperature. HOT WATER ON DEMAND: Press the hot water on demand button and select your desired brew size in order to dispense hot water.

  • EXTRA-LARGE COLOR TOUCH SCREEN: A digital clock makes it easy to brew a fresh, great tasting cup in under a minute. Plus, program your brewer to turn on or off automatically at set times, so that it is ready to go when you want it, and turns off to conserve energy.