There is a whole new thinking behind the BISTRO electric coffee dripper – the convenience of it being the only common ground. Let’s start with the removable water tank: due to a powerful spiral heating element the water comes close to a boil and – with a glass pipe transporting it over to the coffee filter – doesn’t lose much heat. Price: $249.95
The water gets distributed evenly over the ground coffee through an easy to clean shower head made of plastic and silicone at an ideal temperature of well over 90ºC. The filter – titanium-plated stainless steel and finely meshed – keeps the coffee pure in taste, no paper filter needed. From here the coffee drips into a plastic thermos with a double-wall stainless steel interior and stays warm – no heating element needed. The thermos comes with a spout that keeps the heat where it belongs: with an easy press of a finger it opens only for pouring.
The new BISTRO comes with various safety features: it only turns on with the jug in place, and the handles of the jug and the filter are made from heatresistant silicone. The compact body of the new BISTRO is made from rubber-coated plastic and, despite its 1.2l/40oz capacity, doesn’t take up much space on the kitchen counter. It even looks good from all angles – in all the various colors it comes in.