The Aeropress was invented in 2005 by Alan Adler, who also invented the Aerobie throwing ring. This unusual coffee maker makes a great travel companion, due to its inexpensive and durable nature.
Bring water to a boil.
Grind 20 grams of coffee to a /medium fine size grind.
Insert filter into top piece and wet the filter with water from your kettle.
Put the Aeropress on scale and pour the ground coffee into the Aeropress. Zero (tare) the scale.
Pour 60 grams of water into the Aeropress.
Using spoon, mix the grounds - make sure that all of your grounds are covered in water. Wait 30 seconds to allow coffee to bloom. Add additional 170 grams of water.
Install the top piece with filter on top. Set timer for 1 minute 30 seconds.
Flip the Aeropress over, put it on top of your cup. Depress the plunger slowly - approximately 30 seconds.
Fill the remainder of your cup with hot water to taste.
Total brew time:
2 minutes, 30 seconds
Use a scale for a consistent coffee/water ratio.
Purchasing and using a stainless steel filter will result fully bodied cup and reduce paper waste.
Use hot water right off of boil - approximately 195-205 degrees.
Coffees We Recommend For This Method:
Monkey See Monkey Do
Little Dog Blend
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