Some coffee drinkers aren’t picky with their brew and having a big red tub of the instant variety in their kitchen works just fine. Others are more discerning, happily shelling out extra for specialty brew methods, like French press or pour-over.
There’s a reason why many coffee connoisseurs are obsessed with pour-over coffee in particular. Of all the accessible at-home brewing methods, the pour-over technique has some of the highest caffeine extraction, meaning you get higher levels of caffeine and brain-boosting polyphenols per cup than you would by, say, a French press. But getting the perfect cup of pour-over