Hot sand + ground beans = magic coffee that tastes strong, dark and perfectly intense

And you thought you were jazzy with that pour-over coffee maker of yours. 

 

It turns out that Turkish java is created in a much more fun way than anything we've got over here.

 

To create the perfectly strong, dark, intense cup, a pan is set at boiling temperature.

 

Next, sand is placed on top to absorb the heat. Metal mugs filled with ground beans are then pushed around in the sand, which instantly boils the contents. 

 

It's pretty special, isn't it?

 

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