Global Warming (a very unique brew using Star Anise)

This recipe mixes ice brewing with the traditional brewing of coffee in the AeroPress.

The addition of Star Anise during the ice brewing phase provides a unique spicy taste.

Recipe notes:

  • This recipe uses a combination of room temp water, ice, and hot water.
  • Use anywhere between 15-20g of coffee, based on your tastes.

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Recipe details:

Paper Filter


Medium to fine
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  1. Rinse filter with hot water and place place into the AeroPress chamber, place the chamber on top of a mug.
  2. Take the ground coffee and mix it with 1.5 tablespoons of tap water and mix in a small bowl.
  3. If you are feeling adventurous add a small piece of Star Anise into the bowl. This works best with fruity coffee.
  4. Take the mixture as carefully drop it into the AeroPress. Wiggle the AeroPress if the coffee bed is not even.
  5. Place 150g off ice gently over the coffee. Since the coffee is already wet the ice will be absorbed uniformly.
  6. Allow the ice to melt naturally.
  7. Once the ice has melted and filtered into the cup, the coffee need skills still be moist, add 50g of hot water.
  8. AeroPressStir vigorously for a few seconds and place the plunger into the AeroPress.
  9. Wait for 2 minutes and press down on the plunger.
  10. Dilute if needed or enjoy as is.

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