We do not want it so hot that the coffee starts to boil in the top part of the pot also. Then through the night they both leave the rest of the coffee in it.
Will try turning it down once the boil starts. What a mess. I use a grind that is finer than drip, but a little more coarse than an espresso grind. Thanks for the article — very helpful. So I gather from his experience and my own lack of explosions for over a year now that you are safe. Some of the discolouration of the coffee pot is just natural oxidizing, so providing its not tainting the water, it is only effecting the aesthetics.
Have you any idea as to where I could source one of these heaters in the UK? Is the pot new? I note you recommend using cold water , though I have been advised to put boiling water in.
What brand do you own? Lately I have purchased a coffee grinder and now I can enjoy my everyday morning coffee made of wonderful freshly ground coffee beans.
To answer your question, the build quality and quality of materials will be much poorer in the cheaper. Thanks for the advice about using this coffee maker. The coffee used is the Whole Food Italian espresso roast ground in-store.
I am debating between a 4 cup or 6 cup moka pot as i will be brewing for 1 to 3 people. It is cool with us that you are using an Ad-Blocker. You can always try tampering the coffee down a little to increase the pressure of the water coming through. What can I use to put over the burner to make a sturdy base to set the pot on?