In this post, I discuss the AeroPress and how it can be used to reach flavor profiles similar to cuppings and high-EY pour overs.
Category Archives: Recipes
The Four Rules of Optimal Coffee Percolation
In this post, I lay down four rules for optimal percolation that follow some of my most recent understanding about percolation physics.
An Espresso Profile that Adapts to your Grind Size
In this blog post, I explore the possibility of a different way to profile espresso shots with the Decent machine to help dialing in faster.
Brewing with the Fellow Stagg [X] Dripper
In this post, I review why I completely switched from the V60 to the Stagg [X] brewer, and how I now use it.
A Recipe to Brew High Extraction Coffee with the Siphon
Today I am finally sharing a recipe for the siphon brewer. I will use a bit of technical jargon at times in this blog post. If you encounter a word you’re not familiar with, I recommend you consult Mitch Hale’s glossary. The siphon method is far from being appropriate for most people’s daily routines, asContinue reading “A Recipe to Brew High Extraction Coffee with the Siphon”
Improving the Bloom of your V60 Coffee
Thanks to some research done recently by Matt Perger & friends at Barista Hustle, a nice improvement to preparing V60 coffee just came to my attention (see my first blog post for the full details on preparing V60 coffee). In my previous post, I indicated that one of the steps in preparing the coffee bedContinue reading “Improving the Bloom of your V60 Coffee”
How to Brew Better Coffee with a V60
Table of Contents Introduction Percolation and Immersion Why use a V60 ? The Brew Variables Coffee to Water Ratio Coffee Beans Quality and Roast Profile Grind Size and Uniformity Coffee Freshness Filter quality Brew temperature Water Agitation Uniformity of Extraction and Repeatability Water quality Contact Time Determining Grind Size Practicing the Rao Spin How ToContinue reading “How to Brew Better Coffee with a V60”