Brewing Coffee in a Kyusu Teapot

A Japanese friend told me that people are preparing coffee in their kyusu.

I never would have thought of doing that.

Apparently, the resulting coffee tastes well.

This way, if you own a kyusu you don’t have to buy additional equipment to prepare coffee.

While online directions vary, it’s just adding hot water to ground coffee inside a kyusu that has a metallic filter and then wait anywhere from 1 to 3 minutes.

A normal kyusu can be used, although I saw some that were specifically sold for brewing coffee.

In the case of a kyusu made with a porous ceramic, it might absorb the taste of coffee.

So I wouldn’t use mine in that manner. Not that I drink coffee, anyway.

While I don’t have a dedicated teapot for each type of tea, I don’t infuse anything that doesn’t come from the tea plant.

Have you tried preparing coffee in your kyusu?



  1. Bill B
    May 23, 2023

    Interesting idea but I would think your tea would have a coffee taste afterwards.

    1. Ricardo Caicedo
      May 23, 2023

      Hi Bill

      You’re right, but apparently some people don’t mind. I don’t drink coffee, nor would I prepare anything else except tea in my kyusu.

  2. Mel
    November 7, 2023

    Have one pot for tea and a second pot for coffee


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