Quite a lot of coffee connoisseurs will tell you that the traditional stovetop percolator is not a good way of brewing coffee. They argue that the water temperature is too high, the resulting flavour of the coffee is too bitter and that the overall processes is too labour intensive.
In truth however, it is perfectly possible to brew a seriously good cup of coffee using a percolator. Particularly if you like your coffee to be rather on the robust and intensive side.
So if you fancy getting busy with the percolator method and would prefer to get the job done properly, here’s how to make it happen: