Brew Guides

This page is designed to give you an idea of how to get the best extraction from coffee. 

Each method is broken down into what equipment is needed, how long it will take and a step-by-step of instructions.

Please be aware there is an extensive list of variables when brewing coffee the following is a rough guide. 

All recipes make 2 cups. 

 French Press / Cafetiere

Grind Size - Course / Medium 

Ground Coffee - 30g ( 10 heaped tea spoons ) 

Water - 420 ml 

Ratio - 1:14 

1  Preheat the French Press

( Drain hot water, add 30g of ground coffee )

2  Pour 70 ml of water to cover the grounds 

3  Wait 30 - 45 seconds 

4  Pour the remaining 350 ml of water 

5  Allow the coffee to steep for 3 minutes 

6 Gently press the filter down to compress the coffee bed.

- Serve immediately 

 

 V60 

Grind Size - Medium / Fine 

Ground Coffee - 20g ( 7 heaped tea spoons ) 

Water - 400 ml 

Ratio - 1:20 

1 Preheat the V60 with hot water 

( Drain hot water, add 20g of ground coffee ) 

2 Pour 40 ml of water over the coffee grounds 

3 Wait 20 - 45 seconds 

4 Pour 180g of water over the coffee 

5 Wait for the water to completely drip through 

6 Finally pour the remaining 180 ml of water 

- Serve Immediately 

 

 Chemex 

Grind Size - Medium / Fine 

Ground Coffee - 20g ( 7 heaped tea spoons )

Water - 340ml 

Ratio - 1:17

1 Preheat the Chemex with hot water 

(Drain Water and add 20g of ground coffee)

2 Pour 40ml of water to cover the ground coffee

3 Wait 20-30 seconds for the coffee to bloom 

4 Pour 150ml of water over the coffee

(Allow the water to completely drip through) 

5 Pour the remaining 150ml of water allow to stop dripping through

- Remove the filter and serve immediately