Brew Guides — Coffee

Alex Kopelson

Brewing coffee with a French Press

Recipe for 40 ounce carafe. 65 grams of medium-course ground coffee. 2 liters (34 oz) water at 200 degrees Fahrenheit. Chop stick/Spoon, something to stir with. Step 1 Preheat carafe by filling carafe with 1 liter of hot water. Wait 30 seconds then discard water. Step 2 Add 65 grams of coffee.  Step 3 Add 200 ml of water. Stir 10 times. Wait 30 seconds. Step 4 Add remaining 800 ml of water. Stir 10 times. Step 5 Place lid onto carafe then slide plunger down so that it is barely under water, ensuring all of the coffee is submerged...

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Alex Kopelson

Brewing coffee with a percolator

What you'll need: 12 cup Percolator 4 ounces coarse ground coffee. When we use a percolator while camping, we love using our Great Basin Blend or Guatemala Single Origin.  64 ounces (8 cups) of water Step 1 Take the stem and basket out of the percolator body. Add 8 cups of water. Step 2 Bring water to a boil. Step 3 While the water heats up, grind your coffee. You want to use a fairly coarse grind to prevent the fine grounds from slipping through the basket into the pot. Take note of the setting you use so you can...

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Alex Kopelson

Brewing coffee with an Aeropress "Inverted"

There are many ways to make coffee with the Aeropress but this recipe is our favorite. Consider it a starting point! 16 grams of ground coffee, with this brew method we love our Bristlecone Blend or Nicaragua Organic Arabica.  500 ml/grams (~17 oz) water at 205 degrees Fahrenheit Chop stick or something to stir with. The Aeropress comes with a paddle. Step 1 Make sure your Aeropress is clean and dry to guarantee a leak proof seal while plunging during step 6.  Remove perforated cap.  Fit one paper filter into the cap and set aside. Slide plunger into body just enough...

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