There are many different ways to brew with an AeroPress. Regular method, inverted method, diluted or not, different ratios, grind sizes and brewing times. Browse online, try new ones, have fun with it! This is a basic recipe to start you off.
What you'll need:
Fresh coffee beans, an AeroPress, a scale, a grinder, a kettle.
Grind size: Medium
Recipe: Inverted method, 15g ground coffee, 200 ml hot water (full AeroPress)
Time: 5 minutes
Step 1: Bring 300ml of fresh water to a boil. As you wait, grind 15g of fresh coffee.
Step 2: Place plunger on, closing off the top of the main AeroPress piece. Flip and place on scale. Tare scale.
Step 3: Put 15g of coffee in the tube, tare scale, start timer.
Step 4: Gently pour water over the grinds, fill all the Aeropress tube, making sure to wet all grinds. Scale should read about 200ml.
Step 5: Gently agitate, round motions for about 10 seconds.
Step 6: Let sit for 30 seconds. Rinse AeroPress filter.
Step 7: Take off of scale. Screw the filter holder and filter into place, flip directly over your cup. Press down slowly, until air exits the tube. You'll hear it.
Please let us know if you have any brewing questions.