Across the country, specialty coffee roasters are turning more and more people on to their carefully sourced, ultrafresh, delicious brews. Now, as these coffees fetch increasingly higher prices, it's more important than ever to choose the right method for preparing your morning cup at home. The hundredth anniversary of the coffee filter (see ** Law of Gravity) got us thinking about the classic drip method, which is known to produce coffee that's clean and nuanced, with a luxurious mouth-feel. James Freeman, owner of the Bay Area's celebrated ** Blue Bottle Coffee shops, calls drip coffee a humble yet elegant version of the drink. After we talked with Freeman and other experts, though, one thing became clear: when it comes to drip coffee, the hardware really does make a difference. As Freeman says, "There's drip, and then there's drip." Below are seven coffeemakers (and one helpful accessory) that will make the most of your splurge-worthy beans.