The original brew board

While Cona’s wickless glass spirit lamp looks great, it suffers from a fatal flaw—binary temperature control. The heat source is either on or off, which is a crude method of controlling such a critical brewing variable. Plus, rapidly rising steam tends to bounce the glass filter and allow grinds to migrate down into the globe. The

Bistro-style brew boards

CoffeeBOS builds brew boards using native Texas woods—pecan, walnut, mesquite, etc.—as well as some locally-available salvage woods, like longleaf pine. Each siphon brew board is one-of-a-kind work of art—built out of single slab of wood, unless otherwise noted—that is elevated above the table on four turned hardwood feet. To a greater or lesser degree, each brew board showcases

Classic-style brew boards

CoffeeBOS builds brew boards using native Texas woods—pecan, walnut, mesquite, etc.—as well as some locally-available salvage woods, like longleaf pine. Each siphon brew board is one-of-a-kind work of art—built out of single slab of wood, unless otherwise noted—that is elevated above the table on four turned hardwood feet. To a greater or lesser degree, each brew board showcases

The beauty beneath

Tabletop siphons are beautiful in part because they harken back to an earlier time when coffee was a rare treat served in exclusive company. Since the coffee in and of itself was so special, it was prepared in public in a way that allowed guests to appreciate the ritual and spectacle. Today’s specialty coffee deserves to be shared