How to Use an Aeropress [Coffee Brewing Instructions]
Whether you want a quick and delicious cup of coffee at home, or you want something you can bring to work or on camping trips, Aeropress is a fun and effective choice!
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Servings: 1 cup
- 17 g coffee beans ground to fine sea salt size
- 290 g filtered water 70g is for warming tools
- 1 Aeropress brewer
- 1 Aeropress paper filter
- kitchen scale with accuracy to 0.1g
- electric kettle
- coffee grinder see notes above
- spritzer / atomizer
Boil 290g filtered water in a kettle.
Weigh out 17g coffee beans, spritz with an atomizer (optional), and grind to fine sea salt size. See notes above for details.
Invert Aeropress brewer and pull plunger so the seal is around the #4 area on the outer barrel.
Add a paper filter to the cap and warm both tools: pour ~10g boiling water on the paper filter and cap, and ~60g into the brew chamber. After about 10 seconds, discard the water.
Place the Aeropress onto your scale, pour ground coffee into the brew chamber, tare the scale.
Start the timer, and quickly pour in about 220g of the 205F water.
After about 75 seconds, give the coffee a quick stir, place the cap on tight and gently press out the coffee over 30 seconds. The entire brew and plunging process should take about 120 seconds total.