Get the best from your Aeropress coffee maker

Aeropress coffee maker

Our top tips for brewing coffee in an Aeropress using Zach's Scottish AeroPress championships recipe.

  1. Grind 14g of coffee on a medium-fine grind
  2. Wet the plunger then push the plunger into the end of the brewing chamber
  3. Place filter paper into filter chamber and rinse paper with warm water (carefully)
  4. Place Aeropress on your scale in the inverted position (upside down) and tare scales.
  5. Add ground coffee to your Aeropress.
  6. Using freshly boiled water straight off the boil, start a timer, add 60g of water and give a short stir.
  7. After 30 seconds add another 170g of water, bringing your total water up to 230g
  8. Leave your Aeropress to brew for 3 minutes
  9. At the 3 minute mark carefully attach your filter chamber with filter paper
  10. Hold a mug or vessel on top of your Aeropress and carefully flip over
  11. Gently push down to extract all the coffee from the Aeropress
  12. Remove and enjoy.
Top Tip
If you don't have scales a typical coffee scoop will give you roughly 15-17g of ground coffee.
Our Favourite Aeropress Coffee
When it comes to selecting a coffee to brew using an AeroPress, we always look for an interesting flavour profile. 
At Chipp Coffee Co there's one star that steals the show, giving a beautifully balanced cup, every time; Nicaragua Peralta Estate. Naturally processed, our Nicaragua Peralta Estate has flavour notes of sherbet lemon, guava & grapefruit. Super sweet & super juicy! 

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The AeroPress has been one of the most revolutionary pieces of coffee brewing equipment for a long time, perfect for any coffee lover or someone just getting into brewing coffee at home or at the office!
It's versatile brewing methods mean you can create and perfect countless different coffee styles from strong espresso-like brews to clean and sweet filter brews. 
The AeroPress uses gentle air pressure which creates a smooth, rich flavour with lower acidity and without bitterness.

Other coffee makers drip hot water on to a bed of ground coffee which results in over extracting at the centre and under extracting the flavour from the edges. But the AeroPress brewing system results in uniform extraction for the ultimate in full coffee flavour. The AeroPress comes with full instructions for use; just add your coffee and water!


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