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Coffee Alive Extract Chilling Ball

Coffee Alive Extract Chilling Ball

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Introducing the Coffee Alive Espresso Chilling Ball, a revolutionary way to chill your espresso without dilution.

This sleek stainless steel ball is designed to quickly and evenly cool your espresso, while preserving its flavour and aroma. By cold extract the first 40% of your espresso you are able to capture a huge amount of volatile aromatic compounds resulting in a fantastic tasting espresso.
Simply freeze the ball overnight, then place it under your espresso shot.

The Espresso Chilling Ball is made from high-quality, food-grade stainless steel that is safe for use with coffee.

In addition to espresso, the Espresso Chilling Ball can also be used for pour over coffee and the large fins can comfortable sit on most espresso cups all the way to larger mugs and servers, accomodating a range of brewing techniques.

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Does Extract Chilling Actually work?

As we wrap our heads around the world of extract chilling, we're standing at the gateway to a whole new level of coffee enjoyment. With each chilled extraction, you're preserving delicate notes, and creating a vibrant structure of taste. Extract Chilling Espresso isn't just a fancy trick, it's a revolution in the science of coffee. It opens the door to richer, more nuanced espressos, forever changing how we experience the world of coffee.

Why Not Just Use a Ball Bearing?

Ball Bearings work great for Extract Chilling but you do encounter some issue when looking for something suitable to use for coffee.

The first issue of using ball bearings is the material, there are quite a lot of options available and ideally you would want to find a Stainless Steel ball bearing. Our experience is that sometimes these balls are sold as Stainless Steel even though they are made from other materials. As well as this you need to make sure that the Stainless Steel Ball Bearing isn't coated in any oil or lubrications.

The Second issue is getting the correct size, ideally you don't want a ball bearing to be too small otherwise it won't keep cold for as long as you need and you don't want the ball bearing too big other wise it can change the taste of your espresso.

The third issue is how you are going to hold the ball bearing under your espresso? While you can slot it under another dripper for making pour over coffee it can be a little bit more challenging when using a ball bearing to extract chill espresso. An alternative to this is to purchasing and using either a tea strainer or a new sink strainer, however the Coffee Alive Extract Chilling Balls offer a solution to all of these points listed above.

Height Adjustable:

We especially love how the Extract chilling balls from Coffee Alive are height adjustable. For those low clearance tight spaces under the portafilter simply flip the ball around and have the ball face downard in the cup. This helps to free up a lot of space and can accomodate a range of different commercial and domestic machines with low clearance.

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Features

  • Made from high-quality, food-grade stainless steel
  • Height Adjustable
  • Convenient hook to hang inside your freezer.
  • Nickel-free and low acidity level
  • Quickly and evenly cools espresso without dilution
  • Preserves otherwise lost flavour and aroma of espresso
  • Multi-purpose: can be used for chilled espresso & pour over coffee
  • Easy to use

How to use:

Freeze the Espresso Extract Chilling Ball overnight.
Place the frozen ball under your freshly brewed espresso.
Remove after the first 40% of the espresso has been extracted.
Enjoy your coffee

Included:

1x Coffee Alive Extract Chilling Ball (Silver / 24k Gold Plated)

1x Silk carry bag

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Husband loved the gift and definitely recommends to any people who are coffee fans!

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