Trying 'Proper' Coffee.
@popey I ended up not linking throwing away the paper filter every day either, so I got an espresso style metal filter for my aeropress. In hindsight, the paper filter added a slight bit of paper flavor.
There are a couple different styles available. I found that the solid metal with holes variety/("The DISC") just means that all the grounds get pushed though the side holes of the plastic cap.
Happy coffee making! Its my morning zen ritual.
@popey Just FYI, if you ever want to try a very good espresso machine, here's what I've been using for years: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Directly-Roasting-Didiesse-Revolution-2016-Include/dp/B01EI1W1KS
It's the ugliest, most unassuming coffee machine in the world, but 1) it takes compostable paper capsules (I suggest you try "caffé Borbone" if you can get it in the UK) and 2) it makes the best, creamiest and richest coffee, to the point that I prefer it over even decent bar coffee.
And keep it up with this coffee series, it's really interesting!
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