Espresso machine … You like your caffe strong and your milk frothy. Photo: Michelle Smith Espresso machine … you don’t mind gadgets, in the kitchen and out. Photo: iStock
The aeropress … You may also be the parent or other coffee-appreciating relative of such a person. Photo: Matt Golding
The siphon … You fly solo in a new apartment in Docklands or East Redfern: perfect for the siphon sound-and-light-show when you entertain friends.
The siphon … It first caught your eye at a Tokyo JR station years before anyone was into it here. Photo: Matt Golding
What brew are you? Illustration: Matt Golding.
Espresso machine … You drive something black and German or red and Italian, or one of each. You recently traded Blackberry for Android. Photo: Matt Golding
In the Good Food espresso machine road test earlier this year, the Breville Dual Boiler came out on top. Photo: Veda Sarangapany
Capsule machines … Who are you? Big house, small block, busy family life. You like coffee to taste like coffee. Photo: Wolter Peeters
Capsule machine … The kids have iPods, you prefer a Kindle. Photo: Matt Golding
The stovetop … You like your coffee old-school. Photo: Fiona-Lee Quimby
The stovetop … Bialetti patented the ‘moka pot’ in 1933. Photo: Matt Golding
The plunger … You are pleased to see your plunger make a comeback after all these years, even if your 20-something son, who won’t leave home, insists on calling it a French press.
The plunger … if this is your coffee of choice, chances are you work somewhere in the tertiary education sector. Photo: Matt Golding
The pourover … You are a 20-something humanities graduate. Photo: EDDIE JIM
The pourover … Coffee is how you make your living. Car? You pedal the beans home in the basket of your powder-coated retro step-through. Photo: Matt Golding
The aeropress … You, too, make coffee for a living, and use the word “delicious” to describe your favourite brews. Photo: Eddie Jim
The original release of this article first appeared on the website of Hangzhou Night Net.