How cool is President Barack Obama? So cool that he brought Chemex-made coffee into the White House.

By Justine Sterling
Updated June 08, 2017

According to MassLive, the White House recently received a shipment of 150 Chemex coffee-makers etched with the Presidential Seal. As if that’s not hip enough on its own, the president managed to score the shipment while the cult company is undergoing a shortage. Shop at stores like Williams-Sonoma and Restoration Hardware, and be prepared to wait anywhere from eight to ten weeks for your Chemex delivery. Lucky for Obama and his coffee-loving staff, the White House went through a specialty coffee roaster in Washington D.C. to secure its substantial order.

Want to brew coffee like the Leader of the Free World? Check out our expert guide for making Chemex coffee with a paper filter or a metal filter.