Intelligentsia Explains And Times Your Coffee Snob Preparations

iOS only: If you're going to good money on good coffee and brew gear, you'd better do it right. An iOS app from fancy-pants coffee purveyor Intelligentsia explains and times methods like French press, chemex and pourovers, along with listing tasty coffee.

Intelligentsia's app is very detailed in its diagrams and descriptions. If you were wondering just what temperature to get your water to, when to stir, and how much coffee to steep and for how long, the answers are in their step-by-step guides for each form of brewing. There's also a tutorial on cupping to refine your coffee palate.

Intelligentsia's iOS app is a free download for iPhones, iPod touch models and iPads.

Intelligentsia Coffee [iTunes App Store via The Kitchn]


    I feel I should note - Intelligentsia, for whom this app is named, is a ludicrously good coffee shop. They've locations in Venice Beach, silver lake and Pasadena in LA, Monadnock, 3123 N. Broadway St and 53 and 55 East Randolph in Chicago.

    They also have a training lab in new york, a roasting works and training lab in LA, and a Chicago roasting works and training lab.

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