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The only AeroPress recipe you'll ever need

Standard
4:30
Paper Filter
Coffee:
15g
Medium
Whatever you prefer
Water:
98°C / 208°F
225mL
Equipment:

Is this the only AeroPress recipe you'll ever need?

Possibly.

Simplicity and versatility are at the forefront with this AeroPress recipe from The Coffee Compass.

This AeroPress recipe is also incredibly economic, as quoted in the original article:

"... there’s also reason to be wary of many of the more popular AeroPress recipes circulating out there. Many call for more an absurd amount of coffee, often a 10:1 ratio, or even stronger. While I’m sure that many of these recipes with the right coffee could make an interesting, even delicious cup of coffee, for people in the real world, who are using their hard-earned cash to purchase coffee, I question such an inefficient recipe. If you can make a delicious cup of coffee with 15 grams of coffee, why on earth would you waste another 5–7 grams?"

  1. Grind 15 grams of coffee - you want to use a medium grind. Not too fine, not to coarse.
  2. Place two rinsed filters in the Aeropress. Using the double filter keeps reduce the amount of sediment in your coffee.
  3. Briskly add 225 ml. of boiling hot water. Quickly, but carefully, place plunger in Aeropress to create a vacuum.
  4. At 1:00, remove plunger and gently break the crust with a spoon.... then place the plunger back in to recreate that vacuum.
  5. At 4:00 begin to slowly push the plunger down.
  6. Decant and drink.

Recipe Overview

Standard
4:30
Paper Filter
Coffee:
15g
Medium
Whatever you prefer
Water:
98°C / 208°F
225mL
Equipment: