Chemex

ingredients for one

22g coffee (ground almost as course as a french press grind)

340g water at 205 degrees

 

ingredients for two

44g coffee

680g water at 205 degrees

1. Unfold filter and place the triple fold of the paper facing towards the spout.

1. Unfold filter and place the triple fold of the paper facing towards the spout.

2. Wet the filter and discard any water.

2. Wet the filter and discard any water.

3. Add the ground coffee and gently shake the chemex to flatten the grinds. (This will allow for a more even pour.)

3. Add the ground coffee and gently shake the chemex to flatten the grinds. (This will allow for a more even pour.)

 
4. Add enough water in a circular motion to saturate the grinds. Let bloom for 30 seconds.

4. Add enough water in a circular motion to saturate the grinds. Let bloom for 30 seconds.

5. Continue adding water in a circular motion until all the water is gone. Total brewing time should be four minutes.

5. Continue adding water in a circular motion until all the water is gone. Total brewing time should be four minutes.

6. Remove filter. Pour coffee into mug and enjoy!

6. Remove filter. Pour coffee into mug and enjoy!

French Press

Ingredients for one

22g coffee coarsely ground

340g water at 205 degrees

 

Ingredients for two

44g coffee

680g water at 205 degrees

1. Grind coffee just before brewing. It should be a coarse, even grind. Add to bottom of the french press.

1. Grind coffee just before brewing. It should be a coarse, even grind. Add to bottom of the french press.

2. Weigh out your water. Slowly add just enough water to moisten the grounds. Let bloom 30 seconds.

2. Weigh out your water. Slowly add just enough water to moisten the grounds. Let bloom 30 seconds.

3. Slowly pour in the rest of your water. Stir gently to create the slurry.

3. Slowly pour in the rest of your water. Stir gently to create the slurry.

 
4. Place the lid gently on top of the grounds (this will keep the heat in). Do not plunge yet. Let the coffee continue steeping for a total of four minutes.

4. Place the lid gently on top of the grounds (this will keep the heat in). Do not plunge yet. Let the coffee continue steeping for a total of four minutes.

5. Press the plunger down. If it is difficult to plunge, your grind is too fine, if it requires no effort at all, your grind is too coarse and you’ll need to adjust.

5. Press the plunger down. If it is difficult to plunge, your grind is too fine, if it requires no effort at all, your grind is too coarse and you’ll need to adjust.

6. Immediately pour all of the coffee into a mug or a carafe. If you let it sit, it will continue brewing, releasing all the bitter tannins and that is just gross.

6. Immediately pour all of the coffee into a mug or a carafe. If you let it sit, it will continue brewing, releasing all the bitter tannins and that is just gross.

Pourover

Ingredients

22g coffee at granulated table salt grind

340g water at 205 degrees

1. Wet the filter with hot water and place in the pourover cone.

1. Wet the filter with hot water and place in the pourover cone.

2. Add ground coffee.

2. Add ground coffee.

3. Measure 340g hot water into kettle.

3. Measure 340g hot water into kettle.

 
4. Place a ranger server (or a mug) under the pourover.

4. Place a ranger server (or a mug) under the pourover.

5. With a circular motion, pour just enough water to wet the grounds and allow them to bloom. Let bloom for 30 seconds.

5. With a circular motion, pour just enough water to wet the grounds and allow them to bloom. Let bloom for 30 seconds.

6. Slowly pour the rest of the water in a circular motion, keeping the water level at about ½ full.

6. Slowly pour the rest of the water in a circular motion, keeping the water level at about ½ full.

 
7. Take a spoon and slowly stir the grounds off of the sides so they settle evenly.

7. Take a spoon and slowly stir the grounds off of the sides so they settle evenly.

8. Total brew time from start to finish should be between 2.5–3 minutes.

8. Total brew time from start to finish should be between 2.5–3 minutes.

9. Toss filter, give the coffee a swirl and pour coffee into mug.

9. Toss filter, give the coffee a swirl and pour coffee into mug.