AeroPress, without the press. Follow along for a simple pour-over style AeroPress recipe.
Provided by: Sprometheus
Total time: 252S
Cook time: 252S
|15grams of Medium – Coarse ground coffee (Something light-medium roast)|
|240mL of 95C(203F) water|
- Grind 15 grams of coffee, medium-course
- Drop grinds into chamber in the upright position
- Pour 240gm of water straight in to the chamber
- Once all the water is in, give it a good stir and let it drip through.
- Bloom if you like, but it’s not necessary
- When the water gets low, around the ‘1’ mark, give it a little swirl to help the water keep flowing.
- All in all, this should take around 4-6 minutes.
How do I use the AeroPress?
Place a paper filter into the filter basket and screw the basket onto the Aeropress. Rinse the filter with hot water to remove any papery taste. Rest the Aeropress on your mug. Make sure the Aeropress is level and not sitting on the lip of the mug. Pour 15 g of coffee into the Aeropress. Zero your scale. Add water until the scale reads 85 g.
How do I prepare to brew with an AeroPress?
Prepping to brew with an AeroPress. Just like grind size, the water temperature also affects extraction. The hotter the brew, the more easily it breaks down the coffee cells and gets to those flavor and aroma compounds. This will impact how you brew different flavor profiles. SEE ALSO: VIDEO: Want Great Coffee? Control Your Brew Temperature
How do I add coffee to my AeroPress?
Invert your AeroPress, so that the plunger is on the bottom and the chamber on top Add freshly ground coffee (weight/volume will be determined by your recipe) to the chamber Add water (the amount will be determined by your recipe)
Is the AeroPress the best coffee brewer for You?
There’s no doubt that the Aeropress is one of the best coffee brewers around. It’s extremely durable, it brews a killer cup, and it’s compact enough for the most minimal travelers. However, it does have one weakness: it’s only meant to brew 8oz of coffee at a time.