Enjoy a Better Quality Coffee

The vacuum coffee maker, also referred to as Vac Coffee Maker or Vac Pot, is a coffee maker that comprises two chambers to brew your coffee.

The two pots of the are sealed one on top of the other. The upper and lower vessels are usually made from glass.

The vacuum coffee machines, invented in the early 19th century, was in popular use until about hundred years later, in the middle of the 20th century.

The Process

The vacuum coffeemaker brews the coffee by heating water in its lower chamber. Expansion of the heat then forces the water up to the upper globe, where coffee grounds are stored, through a tub that is placed between the two pots.

Once all the water is driven up to the upper vessel, the heat stops, and this creates a vacuum.

In turn, the brewed coffee of the upper chamber empties back to the lower carafe, and your freshly brewed coffee is ready to sip.

The Vac Coffee Makers
A Rich and Smooth Brew

Now, the coffee brewed by the vacuum cofee maker, is known for its better quality. The coffee making device, operating by the forces of vapor pressure and vaccum production, produces clean, crisp, rich and smooth coffee that is not bitter.

The coffee maker is also known as Siphon or Syphon coffee makers. Some people like the artful performance of brewing coffee with the vacuum coffemaker; however, it does demand more involvement on your part.

So if you don't like the bother, a different coffee making model perhaps would be more suited for you. Nevertheless, if you enjoy things like this, it can actually be fun.

A Word of Caution

Vacuum coffee-maker users suggest that the person who brews the coffee with such a device stands nearby and keeps an eye above it, because sometimes the coffee maker can crack.

Some recommend to leave a tiny bit of water in the lower carafe instead of having it completely emptied of water, in order to save it from cracking in the brewing process.

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