Everything But Espresso - Scott RaoWild Harvest Coffee
Scott Rao takes on all other forms of coffee brewing and gives them their day in the sun. Broken up into three main parts, and supported by a thorough reference bibliography for folks that want to read more, Everything but Espresso covers the following:
Part One: Coffee extraction, measurement and methods on improving flavor by changing the brewing parameters
Part Two: How to achieve optimal flavor via different brew methods (such as drip, pour over, press pot, steeping and vacuum pot)
Part Three: Proper water chemistry and bean storage
If you're either an espresso aficionado who wants to spread their wings or someone who cherishes their old press pot, this book is the definitive guide to making the best possible brew at home.