Getting Started with the Aeropress Coffee Maker

Basic Recipe

Method: Inverted
Coffee: 17g – Medium grind
Water: 250g – 85ºC

  1. Add water and stir for 10 seconds
  2. Steep for 30 seconds
  3. Plunge slowly
  4. Dilute with 100g of water and enjoy

Step 1

Heat the kettle to 85ºC. Once heated rinse your filter paper over your mug to warm it at the same time. Discard this water.

illustration of kettle pouring hot water over an areopress filter

Step 2

Invert your Aeropress onto the scales and tare. Add 17g of medium grind coffee.

illustration of an areopress coffee maker on a set of scales with coffee being spooned in

Step 3

Add 250g of 85ºC water and stir for 10 seconds.

illustration of hot water being poured from kettle into an areopress coffee maker

Step 4

Allow to steep for 30 seconds and then add your filter and cap to the Aeropress.

illustration of an areopress coffee maker on a set of scales with a stopwatch in the background

Step 5

Carefully invert the Aeropress onto your mug and plunge gently. 

illustration of an areopress coffee maker on top of a mug

Step 6

Dilute with 100g of hot water and enjoy

illustration of kettle pouring hot water into a mug of coffee

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