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coffee brewing guides

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Coffee has come a long way from the simple decoction made by heating water and grounds in a pot set over a fire. The many types of appliances and machines all create slightly different brews, but, in essence, there are 4 main ways to extract coffee: filter, boil, pressure, and steep.

Start your journey through these different methods with our brew guides for AeroPress, chemex, French press, moka pot, siphon, hario V60, and kalita Wave pour-over.

siphon coffee
Siphon coffee was invented in the 1840s and has been refined many times since, but a few principles still hold true: It produces a delicate,...
moka pot
The Moka pot is experiencing a bit of a resurgence recently, no doubt due to its ability to produce a viscous, appropriately dense espresso. Master...
kalita wave
The Kalita Wave dripper features a flat-bottomed brew bed for even extraction and a filter design that reduces contact between the brewing space and the...
hario V60
The ritual of the pour-over is like a meditation: There’s no machine in your way, no flashing green lights, no electric power cords. Just you...
french press
French press coffee is dense and heavy, yet has its own sort of elegance. As with any method, the devil is in the details: and...
chemex
The Chemex remains a staple in every coffee enthusiast's arsenal and its design has endured, unchanged (wood handle, leather cord, tapered glass and all), since...
aeropress
Want a rich, espresso-like coffee? Maybe you're in the mood for iced coffee with an extra kick of flavor? How about a double shot espresso...