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The Importance of the Grind

When people ask us about better brewing tips, getting the grind right is always at the top of the list.   When to Grind. Coffee ages rapidly when it comes in contact with oxygen. That is why it is promptly sealed into bags with one way degassing valves after the roast. When you grind your coffee the oxidation process is accelerated tremendously. For the best results grind your coffee no more than 10-15 minutes before you brew it.   Burr is better. If your grind appears to be unevenly chopped or looks shattered, chances are you’re using a blade grinder. Typically, burr grinders are better, giving you a more even grind and a more balanced brew. With an inconsistent grind...

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The Brew Guide || How to make an AeroPress

Invented by engineer Alan Adler, of Aerobie Frisbee fame, the AeroPress has, inspired ingenuity in variety of brew methods. The portable and lightweight AeroPress brews a nice, full-bodied cup wherever: Road trips, Camping, Home, etc.. This particular method is great when you’re out of the house or if you don’t have a scale. What you need AeroPress brewer AeroPress filter Grinder 1 AeroPress Scoop (17g or 2 ½ Tablespoons) of coffee Hot water just off the boil (about 205°F) AeroPress paddle or spoon Timer Mug   Lets get Started! Step 1 Measure and grind Measure and grind 17g of coffee — one rounded AeroPress spoonful or about 2 ½ Tablespoons. Grind the coffee about as fine as table salt. Step 2  Prep the...

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The Brew Guide || How to make a chemex

  The Chemex Coffeemaker is a manual, pour-over style glass-container coffeemaker, which Peter Schlumbohm invented in 1941, and which continues to be manufactured by the Chemex Corporation in Chicopee, Massachusetts. In 1958, designers at the Illinois Institute of Technology said that the Chemex Coffeemaker is "one of the best-designed products of modern times", and so is included in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.   What you need 8-cup Chemex Chemex Filter Grinder 42g ( 6 Tablespoons) of coffee Hot water just off the boil (about 205°F) Scale Timer Stir stick Mug Lets Get Started! Prep and preheat Step 1 Place the Chemex Filter in the brewer with single fold away from the spout and multiple folds lined up against the spout. Rinse the...

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The Brew Guide || How to Make a French Press

A French press, also known as a cafetière, сafetière à piston, Cafeteria, press pot, coffee press, or coffee plunger, is a coffee brewing device patented by Italian designer Attilio Calimani in 1929. Coffee Gear Needed 33oz French Press Grinder 42g ( 6 Tablespoons) of coffee Hot water just off the boil (about 205°F) Scale Timer Stir stick Mug Let the Coffee Brewing begin! Warm up the press Step 1 Warm up your empty French Press by rinsing it with very hot water. This helps maintain the temperature while brewing for best extraction. Measure and grind Step 2 Measure out 56g (about 8 Tablespoons) of coffee and grind it as coarse as breadcrumbs. Add hot water Step 3 Now that your French Press is warmed up, discard the hot water and add...

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