Brewing coffee better

French Press

One serving
20g coffee
300ml water
Coarse grind
4-5 minutes

  1. Pour hot water into your French press, swirl and empty.
  2. Pour your coffee into your French Press followed by 50g of water.
  3. Stir the coffee a few times and leave for 30 seconds.
  4. Pour in the rest of the hot water.
  5. Wait 4 minutes.
  6. Remove the floating grounds from the surface using a spoon.
  7. Attach the lid, plunge slowly and serve.
Pour over (V60)

One serving
15g coffee
250ml water
Medium grind
2-3 minutes

  1. Fold edge of filter and insert into V60.
  2. Rinse the filter.
  3. Add your freshly ground coffee.
  4. Start timer and add 30ml of boiling water, ensuring grounds are fully saturated.
  5. Wait for 30 seconds.
  6. Smoothly pour just over half of the total water in a circular motion.
  7. Slowly add the remaining water, keeping the filter topped up to retain temperature in the brew.
  8. Once all water has been added, carefully swirl the brewer to ensure all the grounds fall to the bottom of the filter.
  9. Allow coffee to draw down through the filter, aiming to have a total brew time of no more than 3 minutes.

One serving
18g coffee
200ml water
Medium/fine grind
2 minutes

  1. Pour hot water into your inverted AeroPress, swirl and empty.
  2. Put a filter paper in the filter cap and rinse.
  3. Attached the plunger to level four of your inverted AreoPress.
  4. Pour your coffee into your AeroPress using the funnel.
  5. Start your timer and pour over just enough hot water to saturate all your coffee.
  6. Stir your coffee slurry for 15 seconds.
  7. Pour in the rest of the 200g of water.
  8. Attach the filter cap with rinsed filters to the brewer.
  9. At 90 seconds, carefully flip the AeroPress over your cup, and press out all coffee.
Stove top
  1. Grind as fine as table salt
  2. Fill the lower chamber with very hot water just below the valve.
  3. Don’t let the coffee boil in the top chamber.
  1. You need to experiment with your grind coarseness. If your coffee tastes bitter you're probably grinding too fine, and if it tastes sour then you're grinding too coarse.