How to Brew with an Aeropress

How to Brew with an Aeropress

The AeroPress has revolutionized the coffee-making scene with its simple yet effective design, swiftly becoming a favorite among coffee enthusiasts. Known for its rapid brewing time, effortless cleanup, and exceptional ability to extract rich flavors, this compact device is celebrated across the globe. Whether you're a seasoned barista or a curious beginner, our AeroPress brewing guide will teach you how to use the AeroPress and explore the best AeroPress techniques. Join us as we dive into the world of premium coffee, where quality and convenience meet to create the perfect cup every time.

What You Need to Brew Coffee with an AeroPress

  • Coffee Beans: For the AeroPress, we recommend using 18-22 grams of finely ground coffee. 
  • Grinder: A burr grinder for consistent grind size. We recommend the Opus Conical bur grinder and a finely course grind for the AeroPress. 
  • Scale: For precise measurements.
  • Timer: To ensure accurate brewing time. 

Step-by-Step AeroPress Brewing Guide 

1. Heat the Water 75 - 80 grams to a temperature of 190°F to 202°F. This will fill to the top of the 1" in the AeroPress.

2. Grind your Coffee Beans grind 18-22 grams of coffee to a fine consistency. 

3. Set up the AeroPress place a stainless steal AeroPress filter into an AeroPress flow control filter cap. Then attach the flow controlled filtered cap to the AeroPress chamber and place the device on top of a sturdy mug. 

4. Add Coffee & Water pour in your coffee grounds and shake to level. Pour in 75 - 80 grams of hot water.

5. Stirring & Steeping stir well and let brew for 30 seconds.

6. Press Down the Plunger insert the plunger into the chamber and press with slow and smooth pressure. 

7. Continue Plunging when you hear a hiss, accelerate plunging directly to the bottom. 

8. Remove the AeroPress take the device off of the mug and enjoy a freshly roasted cup of coffee! 

Tips and Tricks for Perfecting Your AeroPress Coffee

  • Use High-Quality Specialty Coffee: we recommend trying on our Best Selling Coffees such as our Soulful Medium Roast or our Tropics Dark Roast.
  • Pour Water Slowly: pour the hot water evenly and slowly.
  • Rinse the Filter: rinse you filter with hot water to preheat it and remove any papery taste prior to brewing.

The AeroPress has revolutionized home coffee brewing with its simple yet effective design, quickly becoming a favorite among at-home coffee enthusiasts. Known for its rapid brewing time, effortless cleanup, and exceptional ability to extract rich flavors, this compact device simplifies the coffee-making process. Whether you're a seasoned barista or a curious beginner, the AeroPress offers an accessible entry point to exploring alternative brewing methods.

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