Manual is coffee
Coffeemaker Nº3 is our most flexible design for enjoying slow coffee
The beauty of hand brewing coffee is all in the experience—the smells, the sounds, the movements—the ritual is essential.
Coffeemaker Nº3 is a flexible coffee system based that allows you to brew slow coffee 3 ways—pour-over, French press, and cold brew. Once you're done brewing, the pitcher can be closed with the cork lid to bring to the table—the double-walled design keeps the coffee hot for up to an hour.
After coffee, the pitcher can be used for other beverages—keeping them cold for long periods of time.
Pour-over, French press, cold brew—what are you in the mood for today?
Don’t just brew for you—make hand-crafted coffee 40 ounces at a time
KEEP IT HOT
Fresh-brewed coffee stays hot for up to an hour in the double-walled insulated pitcher
NO FANCY FILTERS
Uses inexpensive auto-drip filters, available at most grocery stores
LIFE AFTER COFFEE
Use the pitcher for cool drinks too—the insulated glass will never form condensation
MADE BY HAND
Hand blown borosilicate glass, slip cast porcelain, with stainless steel and cork components
Brewing with Coffeemaker Nº3
Pour over is our favorite brewing method because of the full control of the brewing variables, the clarity of flavor, and the ritual of the process. We designed Nº3 to be an extremely forgiving pour-over method that's easy to learn.
The ceramic dripper is nested into the pitcher, which holds a standard Melitta auto-drip filter. Flat bottom filters provide a more consistent extraction than cone-shaped filters, and are much more forgiving when brewing.
Hot water is simply poured over top of the grinds until the desired coffee volume is reached inside the pitcher. If you like to be accurate, you can place the pitcher on a kitchen scale, or if you prefer to be more intuitive, you can gauge volume of coffee by where it hits on the handle.
French press is a classic brewing method that is known for its simplicity, consistency, and full bodied flavor. We designed Nº3 to work like a standard French press, but with the double-walled glass, your coffee brews at a more consistent temperature.
To reduce the "silt" that happens with French press, we recommend a little bit of a longer steep time to allow the grinds to settle. Additionally, by not pushing the press all the way to the bottom, you can avoid disturbing the grinds—and will yield a much "cleaner" cup.
Cold brew is a summer crush and a crowd pleaser—it seems everybody loves an iced coffee these days.
Cold brew can be made easily with the Nº3 system: store the water and coffee in the corked pitcher overnight in your fridge. The next day, use the French press to filter the grinds. For more clarity, place the ceramic dripper on a mason jar and pour the coffee through a paper filter. The coffee can be transferred back into a clean pitcher for storage, or can be taken on-the-go in the mason jar.
We love kitchen tools that can be used in a variety of ways. After your morning coffee, you can put your Nº3 to use as an all purpose pitcher.
The double walled glass keeps cold drinks cool as well, and the spout can filter ice, citrus, or other aromatics.
At Manual—we create products for food that encourage you to slow down and appreciate the moment. Coffeemaker Nº3 allows you to celebrate the ritual while sharing the experience with others.