Chemex

 



A clean, smooth and light taste. Using the Chemex is easy and convenient, brewing consistent excellent coffee. This manual pour-over style method consists of a narrow-waist glass flask with proprietary paper filters. These filters are thicker than ordinary coffee filters, removing most coffee oils from the brew.

WHAT YOU NEED

– Chemex

– Pre-folded Chemex Filters

– Water

– Coffee

– Kettle

– Grinder

MEASUREMENTS

4 tbsp (32 grams) coffee and 3 cups (444 grams) water

6 tbsp (48 grams) coffee and 6 cups (880 grams) water

8 tbsp (64 grams) coffee and 8 cups (1182 grams) water

10 tbsp (80 grams) coffee and 10 cups (1478 grams) water

AT A GLANCE

– Grind: Medium

– Filter: Only Use Chemex Filters

– Place grounds in filter

– Let bloom for 30 seconds

– Pour water in a circular motion

– Ready 3 to 3 1/2 Min.

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NO. 1 – PUT THE KETTLE ON
Bring enough water to just below a boil (~200° F / ~93° C ) in order to brew the coffee and pre-heat the Chemex.

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NO. 2 – GET YOUR GRIND ON
Weight out 32 grams of coffee and grind it on medium.

*grind should resemble kosher salt.

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NO. 3 – PREP FILTER
Place the filter inside the Chemex, lining up the multiple folds with the spout.

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NO. 4 – PRE-RINSE
Pre-rinse with hot water to seal the filter and rinse out the paper flavor.

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NO. 5 – ADD GROUNDS
Add the grounds to the filter

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NO. 6 – SLOW & STEADY
Now pour just enough water (30 seconds off the boil or about 205 degrees F) to saturate the grounds and let it bloom for 30 seconds. The fresher the coffee, the more of a bloom you will see.

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NO. 7 – STIR IT UP
START A TIMER!

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NO. 8 – STEEPING
Pour the water in a steady and continuously even stream. Move the spout of the kettle in a circular motion pushing the grounds towards the walls of the Chemex. The coffee level should rise just above the grounds.

*Be careful no to pour the water directly onto the filter.

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N0. 9 – IT’S READY
After the coffee has drained into the Chemex, between the 3:00 and 3:30 mark, you should be able to see consistent walls of grounds with an even bed toward the bottom of the filter.

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NO. 10 – GET YOUR CUP ON
Once you get rid of your filter, then you can enjoy a nice brew.

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