It is 2011. Where are the flying cars? Where are the robots? Where are the robots driving flying cars?
According to the timelines that existed in movies that were made from 1970-1999, we are right in the heart of what would be considered “the future.”
Most importantly we are only 3 years away from the year that Back to the Future 2took place. In their neon-version of the future, we had:
- flying cars,
- dust-resistant paper,
- and wall-mounted flat tv’s.
The only things we seem to have gotten right are the tv’s. [gawker.tv] So since we are in the future, it is about time we start acting like it. It is time to ask the question: “How can we take all of the knowledge we have about coffee and technology and use it to make the best cup of brewed coffee possible?”
- The BUNN Trifecta brews coffee one cup at a time.
- It uses precise temperature controls to and timing for water saturation.
- It uses air agitation to evenly saturate all of the grounds.
- And, it maintains the integrity of the grounds by using air pressure to press out the brewed coffee (like an invisible coffee press).
Since most of this is done with air, it is like watching coffee being brewed with telekinesis! Every aspect of this process is adjustable. From the saturation timing, to the temperature, to how quickly or slowly the coffee is pressed out into the cup bellow. The closest competitor to the BUNN that is worthy of note is a machine called the Clover. But the Trifecta lets you control three times more of the brewing variables than you can with the Clover. That results in a machine that truly lets you bring out the flavor of each individual coffee bean. And since the clover is now owned by Starbucks… there is really no reason to consider using it. The BUNN Trifectas are a solid-looking group of futuristic coffee machinery that feel right at home on our bar next to the sexy Slayer Espresso Machine and Steam-Punk Inspired Halogen Siphon Bar.
They are gun-metal grey, with a front-facing glass brew chamber, and a portafilter-like handle protruding at the center. It makes sense why we put them between the Slayer and the Siphons, because they look like a Slayer/Coffee Siphon love-child. The Trifecta is using everything our current society has at our disposal to make the best cup of brewed coffee out there. The result is a chance to have drinks that are profiled perfectly for the types of coffee you order. That is a sign of progress. And with this machine now being used, we are just years away from walking up to a piece of technology and simply telling it what you want to eat or drink… just like the technology in Star Trek the Next Generation. [embracing the nerd] [video Star Trek technology in action] Welcome to the future of coffee. Robots welcome.