By: Alicia Walters     Revised by: Mark Cambell    Last updated: Jan 21, 2024

The Hario Technica Syphon Coffee Maker distills the classic syphon brewer design down to its purest, least ornamented form. With minimalist styling and an uncomplicated two-chamber setup, the Technica embraces the utilitarian simplicity and ritualistic functionality that has made syphons treasured coffee apparatus for over a century.   

Gone are fluted glass curves and ornate branding, replaced by straight sides, flat bottoms and minimal labeling. This austere aesthetic ensures all attention remains on the symphony of syphon brewing: the bubbling vapors, gliding liquids, and intensifying aromas that together comprise the sensory ritual of vacuum coffee making.   


• Inexpensive borosilicate glass construction  

• Includes filters, funnel and measuring spoon  

• Lightweight and compact design

• Simple, transparent operation for easy technique honing     

• Creates balanced, intense coffee flavors       


• Limited temperature control and adjustment options

• Basic components prone to breakage if not handled with care

All in all, the Hario Technica Syphon achieves that rare combo of minimalist design, straightforward functionality and affordable value. Its distilled aesthetics and uncomplicated mechanisms honor the tradition-bound yet freethinking spirit of syphon coffee makers everywhere. For those seeking an unadorned entry point into the world of vacuum brewing, Technica elegantly delivers the essentials.