Acaia a Cool New Minimalist Coffee Brewing Scale.

Acaia is a cool new coffee brewing scale with all the features any coffee lover could want. A minimalist design combined with a full feature set and iPhone companion app make this very interesting.

Steven Johnson
by | Posted: November 27, 2013 | Updated: April 2, 2014

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Today we had a new twitter follower at @intowncoffee, @AcaciaCoffee.  Seemed like an odd name but thought I would check them out. 

What I discovered was amazing!


They have created a new minimalist brewing coffee scale. Clean Design, well constructed, fully functional, with full featured iPhone companion app.

like a lot of great startups they have turned to Kickstarter and provide a lot more details


What Acaia Does

  • Weighs your coffee
  • Weighs your water
  • iPhone app to monitor and record everything
  • Allows you to take your pour over coffee brewing obsession to a whole new level


Acaia Features

  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Responsive / Touch sensitive button
  • 6" by 6" surface
  • Rechargeable Lithium Ion battery
  • 64K Flash memory
  • Monitors water temp


Acaia iPhone App Features


  • Records Coffee - Water Ratio
  • Records Water temperature
  • Records Grind Size
  • Records Brewing time
  • Can be used as blooming time
  • Make notes about the coffee beans
  • Make notes about the coffee brew
  • Tweak your numbers to create best brew for you
  • Share your brew recipies with others. 



What Sets them apart

  • Clean Design
  • 5 minute on off feature
  • If anything is on the scale the scale will not turn off
  • iPhone app
  • App will record coffee and water weights so you can get you brew perfectly dialed over time.
  • Just way cool all around


Needless to say we were very excited to see this project and funded it right away.

I will be reaching out to Aaron Takao, the designer / developer to learn more about the project.

What questions do you have about the Acaia Scale and Project?

Post them in the comments and I will pass them on.

If you need a scale now be sure to checkout our guides and reviews on Coffee Scales we have for sale.


Steven Johnson

Steven is a web developer and big coffee enthusiast. He lives in Atlanta, with his wife and two little girls.

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