‘Tis the season of lists: all of the things that happened this year, all of the things predicted to happen next year and, of course, everything that you should run out and buy right now.

Dear Coffee I Love You got in on the gift listing action after Thanksgiving with a comprehensive list of gadgets; CoffeeGeek published their own recommendation of coffee gifts under $30 a few days ago. Today Andrew Barnett, founder of Ecco Caffe and one of the industry’s last true gentlemen published his own favorite selections.

Read into it what you’d like, but a Chemex brewer appears on all three and would probably be in my top 10, if ever I were to write such a thing.