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How often do I need to change the filter on a siphon?

I've typically used the same cloth filter on a hario syphon for several (2 - 3 probably) months of continuous use (1 or 2 syphons daily). We clean the cloth after each use using a mild detergent, hot ...
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How do I heat this very old vacuum pot?

Great find! How fun. You do indeed have a vacuum coffee maker -- a.k.a. vac-pot, syphon, or siphon. This style of vac-pot is intended to be used on a stove-top (specifically: having a flat bottom, ...
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How do I heat this very old vacuum pot?

I use this heat diffuser: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Truka-Large-Stovetop-Double-Diffuser/dp/B000LCNLJY/ to heat my flat-bottomed glass Cona vac pot, on a halogen heat glass hob, which I think is ...
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How often do I need to change the filter on a siphon?

I'll add in my cleaning routine for my Yama siphon. I use the standard Yama cloth filters, and my cleaning routine is (a) rinse thoroughly after each brew, (b) every 10 brews or so soak it in vodka ...
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Is it possible to make nitro cold brew coffee with a siphon?

One option would be to pressurize the coffee in a keg with the gas that you choose. In this case you would have the cold brew already made (or purchased). This option requires about the same amount ...
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Is it possible to make nitro cold brew coffee with a siphon?

I assume that it is possible. However, what will be the benefit? This is my opinion, but... We must try to drink coffee, not generate fancy chemical experiments. Now, the objective part: ...
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