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The MEDIUM Espro Press

A project in Boston, MA by Bruce Constantine

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Enjoy 2 cups (18 oz) of grit-free press coffee. Introducing the perfect size for sharing (or not!).
Backers: 750
Average Pledge Per Backer: $95

Funded: $71,185 of $10,000
Dates: Feb 26th -> Apr 27th (60 days)
Project By: Bruce Constantine
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September 9th - via:
Kickstarter has finally arrived in Canada. More specifically, Canadians can now start projects, which will prevent disasters like Ottawa’s Chameleon Launcher’s initial misfire from happening again. (Read More)

Time Flies...

April 24th - via:
TIME FLIES WHEN YOU’RE HAVING FUN! Less than 3 days to go! We are very close to the end of the Medium Espro® Press campaign. Thank you so much for your support, it has truly made a big impact on what we can do. We will continue to send updates... (Read More)

The ESPRO® PRESS Goes on the Road

April 17th - via:
GETTING THE SHOW ON THE ROAD The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) trade show is the biggest coffee trade show in North America. And we took it by storm! A wide variety of people come to the show: growers, roasters, café owners,... (Read More)

Coffee for a Crowd: The Espro Press, A New (& Better) French Press Coffee Maker

April 2nd - via:
An Aeropress has long been the preferred coffee maker in our household, but it's not the best choice for brewing multiple servings. Many a dinner party has ended with one of us stuck in the kitchen, pressing cup after cup for each guest. So we like the idea of having a large Espro press, which is sort of a new-and-improved French press. Not only does it make an excellent cup (or cups!) of coffee, but it looks quite elegant on the table. (Read More)

The Seals are Here!

March 27th - via:
As we are going ahead with the project, we decided to buy the seals. The sooner you receive parts, the sooner you know they are good, and the sooner you can get to the next part. We like to keep it simple! So, today we are looking at the function of... (Read More)

New Box Design and Prototype

March 19th - via:
Throughout the project, we want to share with you what it’s like to develop and launch a new product. Today we’re looking at the process we used to design the box. CHOOSING THE TEAMWe know it’s important to get outside help when you need it, so... (Read More)

Filter design complete!

March 17th - via:
We have the filter mesh chosen for the medium press! There are a lot of different things that went into the choice.   First there is a balance between mesh size and the force that it takes to push the press mechanism through the combined coffee and... (Read More)

A Coffee Diva: Espro Medium Pre-Review

March 8th - via:
Back in 2002 two innovative mechanical engineers sat down for coffee and sketched their first of many designs to come into the company we know today as Espro. Their names were Bruce Costantine and Chris McLean. By 2004 Espro was born. They had found a way to take out the biggest problems that are faced by the French Press. Coffee grinds everywhere. Breaking models. Staying warm for five minutes. (Read More)

The Espro Press: The Rebirth of the French Press

March 4th - via:
If you’re a fan of the French press, but not the fine particles that cloud your brew, the Espro Press is about to change your morning cup for the better. The Espro is a press pot that uses a dual micro-filter that’s 9 to 12 times finer than the mesh on a standard press. (Read More)

Why we are back in Kickstarter

March 3rd - via:
Hello from the International Housewares Show in Chicago! Thanks so much to everyone that has supported us thus far in our latest Kickstarter campaign! It’s off to a great start and we could not be more excited that YOU are so excited. We love that... (Read More)

Introducing the New Espro Press Medium

Many of you will have tried and be fans of the Espro Press. These double-walled, double-filtered coffee makers have won many of us over with their simplicity and quality. In short, you get the cup clarity of Pour Over with the ease of a French Press. (Read More)

The MEDIUM Espro Press by Bruce Constantine — Kickstarter

February 27th - via:
The ESPRO Press is a precision coffee brewer, similar to a french press, but with a patent-pending two-stage micro-filter that preserves all the freshly brewed flavors and aromas, while keeping sediment out of your cup. (Read More)

Day 2 - We've passed our goal in time for IHA Chicago

February 26th - via:
Wow - that's all we can say.  It's only our second day and we've passed our goal to fund the project! We are thrilled that so many of you are very excited about grit-free press coffee, in the perfect size.  Tomorrow we leave for Chicago to... (Read More)

Espro Coffee Press - Medium Model

February 26th - via:
Sometimes large is too large and sometimes small is too small. The creators of Espro a dual filter french press realized this when they launched the first Espro Kickstarter project to much success and a lot of feedback. (Read More)

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