Manual Brewing Guides

Grind Size | The Secret to Brewing Better Coffee

Grind Size | The Secret to Brewing Better Coffee

Do you love making coffee at home, but for some reason just can’t get the same quality you get at your local coffee shop? Don’t fret! One issue you might be running into is the grind size of your coffee. Different brewing methods call for different grind sizes, whether you’re brewing on Aeropress, Chemex, or even just an automatic drip coffee maker. The wrong grind size can greatly affect your end product, so getting it right is key to a great cup of coffee!   If your grind size is off, your whole cup of coffee can be off. If...

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Step-by-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on a French Press

Step-by-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on a French Press

Ah, the French Press. A brewing method that has remained modern throughout its long history. Despite its name, an Italian designer is credited with the invention of the French Press we know and love today. Since 1929 the French Press has been making deep, full-bodied coffee, and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Tools you’ll need A French Press! Water just off boil A wooden or plastic stir stick (metal utensils often crack French Presses) A timer Recipe We like 56g (about 8 tablespoons) of coffee for an 8-cup press Recommended coffees Sumatra Queen Ketiara Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Step 1: Your...

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Step-By-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on the AeroPress

Step-By-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on the AeroPress

Making coffee with the AeroPress is one of our favorite ways to brew at our cafe. Not only is it a very unique way of doing it, it makes a great tasting cup of coffee. Why choose AeroPress? First off, it’s easy to travel with due to its small size and light-weight. Secondly, it makes a great cup of coffee. This particular method makes a cup with very little bitterness and acidity. You’ll find that coffees brewed with the Aeropress are often sweeter and more full-bodied, making it a very popular method at coffee shops and at home as well....

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on A Chemex

A Step-By-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on A Chemex

A Step-By-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on a Chemex We brew on Chemex quite a bit in our shop as it is a crowd favorite. Not only does the Chemex yield a super clean cup, it is one of the most beautiful ways to brew your coffee. If you’re looking to brew some great tasting, picturesque coffee, Chemex is definitely the way to go. Aside from the aesthetics, Chemex makes a truly great cup of coffee. The Chemex Filters play a huge role in this, as they remove most of the oils from the coffee, resulting in a lighter...

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on a Hario V60

A Step-By-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on a Hario V60

The Hario V60 offers the user complete control over their coffee, making it a very popular brewing method among home users and coffee professionals as well. The V60 allows you to customize the body, strength, and ultimately the taste of the coffee. Experimenting on the V60 with different brew times and grind sizes can be quite fun. Our recipe below yields a bright, medium bodied cup that is sure to please. Tools you’ll need Hario V60 Brewer Bona Vita Gooseneck Kettle Hario V60 Filters 22g of freshly ground coffee Digital Scale & Timer Water just off boil Your favorite coffee...

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