2014 WAC: 1st Place

The 2014 WAC winning AeroPress recipe by Shuichi Sasaki of Japan.

Recipe details:

Paper Filter


Medium - Coarse


78°C / 172°F


  1. Prepare by grinding your coffee and rinsing your paper filter with warm water
  2. Heat your water to 78 degrees celcius
  3. Add 16.5 coffee to upright AeroPress chamber
  4. Pour in 40g of water
  5. Allow 25 seconds to bloom
  6. Stir 5 times
  7. Add your remaining 210g of water (so total is 250g) and stir once
  8. Press very slowly for 75 seconds
  9. Leave 45g of slurry in the AeroPress

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