Chemex Brewing Guide

Chemex Brewing Guide

Published by Mark
December 9, 2014 4:24 pm

The Steps

  1. Put your kettle on to boil.
  2. Place your Chemex filter in the brewer with the thick portion toward the spout.
  3. Pour about 8 ounces of hot water through the filter to rinse out any pulp flavor pre-heat the carafe. Pour the water out of the pour spout prior to brewing.
  4. Grind about 42 gramsĀ of coffee beans to a medium-coarse setting.
  5. Pre-infuse your coffee grounds with about 100 gramsĀ of hot water. The grounds will start to “bloom.” Let the blooming grounds sit for about 30-60 seconds.
  6. Finish pouring the hot water in a counterclockwise movement, being careful not to let the water level in the filter get too high, but maintaining an even water level. Remove and discard the filter.


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