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Bellina 2/3 Cup TCA-3 GOLD Vacuum/Siphon Coffee Maker


This is a superbly crafted coffee siphon. The Bellina TC3A ‘Gold’ model has the classic style of vintage Belgian and French siphons. This siphon coffee brewer is made out of high quality heat resistant glass- thicker and stronger than found on cheaper models. The base is made from metal with a bakelite hand grip. Made primarily for the Japanese and Taiwanese markets, Ikon Exports is proud to offer it for the first time in Australia. The quality is of the highest standards and guaranteed to give years of perfect service with a minimum of care.

Siphon or Vacuum brewing is undergoing a renaissance. Early last century- long before the advent of modern espresso machines- vacuum brewing was very common worldwide. Today it is has remained popular in SE Asia- in Taiwan, Korea, Thailand and Japan you will find vacuum coffee bars with rows of vacuum machines in constant service. Try a cup of siphon coffee and you will immediately see why: for coffee lovers and connoisseurs the siphon brewer offers a cup of coffee of unparalleled flavor. A clean crisp, sediment free brew that showcases the full range of flavors in the coffee. Crisp and clean- siphon coffee makes a refreshing change to the brute strength and concentration of espresso.

The beauty of the vacuum process is that the coffee is brewed by extended contact with water at exactly the right brewing temperature, the temperature is maintained throughout the process, and then the coffee is immediately separated from the grounds. The re-useable cotton cloth filter ensures that the resulting brew is very clear- and far superior to the muddy, under-brewed, like warm coffee from a French press style brewer. Not only does it produce perfect coffee at the perfect temperature vacuum brewing is a joy to watch and coffee can be brewed right at the table.

This brewer comes complete with a measuring spoon and a glass alcohol wick burner. It is recommended that pure denatured alcohol or methylated spirits be used in the burner. La Sorrentina Coffee Online also offers the more convenient butane gas burners which can easily be refilled. Butane burners give more control over the heat during the brewing process and are highly recommended. Have a look in our online store.

With care your siphon should perform perfectly for years. The machine comes with a 12 month manufacturers warranty and spare parts are readily available from Ikon Exports and Sorrentina Coffee Online should they be required.

Watch a great technical siphon brewing instructional video HERE

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