Brew Guide

When it comes to brewing coffee, there are a lot of factors that affect the taste and even more opinions on the right way to combine those factors for the perfect cup.  If you are looking to go on to the world barista championships, this is not the right resource for you.  My goal here is to give you the core best practice principals for coffee preparation that will hold true across most methods you are likely to use.  Additionally, we will throw in some practical alternatives that can give you a great cup of coffee and require minimal gear.  So, without further ado…

Brewer Grind Coffee (g) Water (g) Target Brew Time
Chemex (8 cup) medium 42 700  4 min

Bee House

medium-fine 24 400 3 min
Clever Dripper medium 24 400 3 min
French Press (8 cup) medium-coarse 48 800 4 min
Aeropress (espresso) fine 33 113 1 min
Aeropress (coffee) medium-fine 14 220 2 min

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