[wpg width=”300″ height=”261″ align=”right”]Attendees of the SCAA 2013 Exposition in Boston had cause for excitement this year at the range of new products. Located in the center of the floor was the Innovation Showcase displaying some of the best of this year’s offerings. Only one company would walk away with three of the six People’s Choice Awards however. Brewcessories, a Portland, Oregon startup debuted their Verstazi line of sustainable bamboo brew stations for both home and commercial use. Verstazi handcrafted brewing stations represent the next generation in pourover brewing balancing rugged, beautiful form with superior functionality. Three of the four products Brewcessories entered were judged by attendees as “Best Product of the Year” in the sustainable, consumer and commercial categories.
The Voltaré took the People’s Choice Award for Sustainability. The Verstazi Voltaré is a single brew station for home, handcrafted in the USA of 100% renewable bamboo. The door of the inner chamber swings out easily, revealing a spacious storage compartment for coffee and filters, doubling as a brew station. The Voltaré is the perfect balance of form and function.
The Magazzo won the People’s Choice for “Coffee or Tea Preparation & Serving Equipment (Consumer)”. The Verstazi Magazzo single station design is handcrafted with the same expert joinery using and 100% sustainable bamboo as the Voltaré. The Magazzo offers a unique feature set combining multiple storage areas with an adjustable height brew station and is as elegant as it is rugged.
Finally, the Espertto IV won the People’s Choice for “Coffee or Tea Preparation & Serving Equipment (Commercial)”. The Verstazi Espertto IV is a four station brewing system that is rugged, expertly handcrafted and the most versatile brewing station Brewcessories has to offer. Customer side vertical “billboard” panels between stations that can be used for advertising, drink specials, customer drink info, and more. All Espertto brew stations include multi-station filter storage, are available in configurations of 1-8 stations in a variety of wood combinations and can be customized for a variety of dripper types. Specials adapters allow for other brewing methods including tea/coffee infusion, cold brew and siphon brewing making the Espertto a complete brew station.
Brewcessories has also introduced the Verstazi Portibrew. The Portibrew is a unique portable brewing station that folds down for easy carrying and portability. Perfect for traveling, the Portibrew stores neatly in an elegant sleeve with filter pocket.
Brewcessories carries their private brand of Café Verstazi coffee as well. Soon they will be offering a complete line of accessories including grinders, drippers, filters, infusers, mugs and much more for both home and commercial. Products are available online at www.brewcessories.com and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org by email and by phone at 800-659-1929