As the tongue twister and song goes,

All I want is a proper cup of coffee
Made in a proper copper coffeepot

Even going so far to rather having tea than using a coffeepot made out of tin or iron.

Having only experience with glass and steel coffeepots, I wonder what's so special about a copper coffeepot. Is there a big difference in taste?

  • Do you mean as a brewing vessel like a French press or a moka pot? Or also as a container into which the coffee drips from a paper filter for instance?
    – JJJ
    Jul 13 at 23:45
  • @JJJ the song doesn't really say, does it? But I've always interpreted as the receptacle in which the brewed coffee is collected and from which it is poured into a cup for drinking.
    – SQB
    Jul 14 at 5:17

Copper is a better conductor of heat which leadins to uniform heating and "cooking" of the beans.

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