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Aquach vs Toddy System Side-by-Side Comparison

Aquach cold brew coffee maker vs the Toddy Cold Brew System. Two brewers with a stylish twist, but only one stands out.

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Aquach Cold Brew

Toddy Cold Brew

Aquach vs Toddy System Side-by-Side Comparison

Overall Verdict

Ranking by
OverallScore Brew Quality50% Design15% Ease of Use35% ScoreOverall 50%Brew Quality 15%Design 35%Ease of Use Aquach Cold BrewToddy Cold Brew8.17.29.29.09.210.09.48.0
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Aquach is a very stylish carafe-style brewer with an immersion filter. The filter can be lifted out with a little handle, and the stopper is a good fit. All looks good, except that the ultra-fine, lasered filter isn’t the best for producing a high-quality brew. However, the brew is good enough to drink, and the glass carafe and stainless steel filter can easily be used for additional hot beverage brewing.

The Toddy uses a freestyle brewing technique with a separate brew vessel. You can adjust the brew ratio as desired. The quality of the brew is excellent all round, as is the design of the product. The most attractive feature of the Toddy is its carafe, which stands out in much the same way as the Aquach does. It can also be used for cold brewing tea; two sample filter bags come with the package.

Pros & Cons

  • Stylish decanter
  • Lid design
  • Decanter handle
  • High-quality filter
  • No plastic parts
  • Minimal parts
  • No over-packaging
  • Eco-friendliness
  • Ergonomic components
  • Attractive carafe
  • Included paper filter bags
  • Cold or hot brewing
  • Poor brew quality
  • Felt filter tends to clog
  • No brew vessel markings

Key Specs

Brewer HxW
8.5 x 6.3 inches
8.7 x 7.1 inches
Brewer Diameter
5.5" (14.0 cm)
5.5" (14.0 cm)
Brewer Materials
Borosilicate glass, silicone
HDPE plastic
Filter Type
Stainless steel immersion
Base plug filter
Filter HxDia
5.9 x 2.6 inches
0.2 x 2.7 inches
Decanter Weight
1.1 lbs
1.4 oz

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$26.57
$39.62

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Analysis and Test Results

Brew Quality

Overall Performance Scoring
7.2
10

Bouquet

7.0
10

Drinkability

7.0
10
A glass filled with coffee in the foreground and a glass cold brew coffee maker carafe behind it.
A glass with an inch of cold brew coffee concentrate being held up to the light. Begins is the glass carafe filled with coffee.
A glass with an inch of cold brew coffee concentrate being held up to the light. Begins is the glass carafe filled with coffee.
The Toddy System carafe filled with fresh cold-brewed coffee. The carafe is pictured next to the carafe stopper and a glass.

Sediment

8.0
10
A view inside a cold brew coffee maker glass carafe showing sediment after the brew has been decanted.
A close up of sediment left behind in a glass carafe after all the cold-brewed coffee has carefully been decanted.

Design

Overall Design Scoring
9.2
9.4

In the Box

The unboxed Aquuach cold brew coffee maker. On the far left is the box, the user manual, and then the assembled brewer.
The unboxed contents of the Toddy Cold Brew System. Pictured is the brew vessel, glass carafe, and filtration system.

Decanter

The Aquach cold brew coffee maker glass carafe with the stopper lid resting besides it.
The Aquach cold brew coffee maker glass carafe with the stopper lid resting besides it.
A short video showing how the Aquach cold brew coffee maker comes apart into components.
The glass carafe of the Toddy Cold Brew System on a wooden counter with the carafe lid to one side.
Height with Stopper Lid
8.5 in (215 mm|)
8.7
Base Diameter
5.5 in (140 mm)
5.1
Width
6.3 in (160 mm)
NaN" (NaN cm)
Weight
borosilicate glass
1.4 oz (40 g)
Material
18.5 oz (526 g)
borosilicate glass

Stopper / Lid

10
10
Aquach Cold Brew Stopper / Lid
Diameter
3.1 in (80 mm)
3.5 in (90 mm)
Material
stainless steel & polyurethane
low-density polyethylene (LDPE)
Additional Features
silicone seal
N/A

Filter

8.0
9.0
A close up side angle view of a stainless steel brew filter for a cold brew coffee maker.
Toddy System Filter
Length
5.9 in (150 hmm)
NaN" (NaN cm)
Diameter
2.6 in (65 mm)
2.7 in (70 mm)
Material
fine stainless steel
felt filter x 2
Additional Features
lifting handle
3 paper brew bags

Build Quality

10
9.5
The Aquach cold brew coffee maker disassembled into its 6 components.
From left to right: The brew vessel, glass carafe, and silicone stopper of the Toddy Cold Brew System on a wooden counter.

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
9.0
8.0

Brewing

9.0
8.0
A top down view of the inside of the Toddy Cold Brew System plastic brew vessel with the felt filter inserted.
A top down view of the inside of the Toddy Cold Brew System plastic brew vessel with the felt filter inserted.
The Toddy Cold System brew vessel filled with coffee grounds and water pictured next to its packaging box.

Decanting

9.0
7.5

Cleaning and Storage

9.0
9.0
A top down view of how the Toddy Cold Brew System neatly packages away for convenient storage.

Behind the Comparison

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Roger Shitaki is a writer, author, and editor. His niches are household appliances, health & wellness, and travel. He’s a freelance contributor to a Tokyo lifestyle website and a leading ophthalmology magazine in Asia.

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