Brew Guides

CAFETIERE OR FRENCH PRESS

  • Coffee – 55 – 60g
  • Water – 850ml
  • Temp – 94 DC
  • Brew time – 5 minutes
  • Grind – Coarse

Method:
Half fill your cafetiere with boiling water
Discard water then add coffee
Pour water just off the boil ( 94 DC ) to half fill cafetiere
After 1 minute the coffee will bloom and form a crust, stir 3 times
Add remaining water to fill cafetiere
Place plunger on the top of cafetiere to stop the heat escaping
Set timer for 4 minutes
Plunge then pour immediately.

AEROPRESS

  • Coffee – 16g
  • Water – 250ml
  • Temp – 94 DC
  • Brew time – 2 minutes
  • Grind – Medium fine

Method:
Add the filter paper to the Aeropress and rinse with water
Place the Aeropress in the inverted position
Add your coffee to the brew chamber
Place the Aeropress on the scales and reset to zero
Start timer and add 100g of water
Stir 5 times to ensure all grounds are wet
Add a further 150g of water then add cap
Brew until your timer reads 1.30
Place your Aeropress on top of your cup and press down firmly, this should take 30 seconds if your grind is perfect. If it takes longer, the grind is too fine, quicker too coarse.

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