May 18, 2023Jason Harvey

The AeroPress is a one-of-a-kind coffee press, loved around the world, and was created by Stanford University engineering instructor, Alan Adler. 

Having launched the record-breaking Aerobie flying ring in 1985, Adler’s company was well known – but for sports toys as opposed to kitchen equipment.The inception of AeroPress can be put down to one specific conversation between Adler and the wife of his company’s sales manager. They were griping about the fact that when you tried to make a single cup of coffee in a drip machine, it came out watery. From then on, Adler’s mission was set. Since its official release in 2005, the AeroPress remains one of Adler’s most famous creations to date.

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