The AeroPress was created by Stanford University engineering instructor, Alan Adler. Having launched the record-breaking Aerobie flying ring in 1985, his company was well known - but for sports toys as opposed to kitchen equipment. The AeroPress coffee maker is a new kind of coffee press that brews coffee under ideal conditions: proper temperature, total immersion and rapid filtering. This results in amazingly delicious coffee with a wide range of beautiful flavours, but with very low acidity.

 What you'll need

  • Aeropress
  • Aeropress filters
  • AeroPress funnel
  • Kettle
  • Grinder
  • Digital Scale
  • Timer
  • Stirring tool
  • Coffee cup or other vessel

Inverted Method

Brew time: 2:45-3:00 minutes
Ratio: 1:15
Dose: 13 grams
Water: 7oz
Grind: Like very fine table salt

Step 1

Place the paper filter into the Aeropress lid. Rinse filter over carafe and set aside. Discard water in carafe.

Step 2

Connect the 2 Aeropress pieces, and position upside down.

Step 3

Add 13 grams of freshly ground RP coffee into the open chamber.

Step 4

Start timer. Add twice the weight of water than you have grounds (e.g., for 15 grams coffee, add 30 grams water). The water should be about 200 degrees F.

Step 5

Place the lid with filter on the Aeropress and seal. 

Step 6

At 2:30 carefully flip the Aeropress and place on your carafe. Gently press down. Stop plunging before hearing hissing sound. 

Step 7

Add any extra amount of water (according to your desired strength). Enjoy your just-roasted RP coffee!

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