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How to make Chemex coffee

What is Chemex Coffee?

The Chemex remains a staple in every coffee enthusiast's arsenal. Its design has endured, unchanged (wood handle, leather cord, tapered glass and all), since its invention in 1941. Coffee from a Chemex is very similar to that from a drip, but there’s more room for error.

What You’ll Need

Specialty coffee from a local coffee roaster

Chemex coffee brewer

Chemex bonded paper filter

Digital scale (optional)

Kettle(gooseneck preferred)

Grinder(optional)

Hot water

How to brew Chemex coffee

Brew Time
8-10 minutes

Step 1:
Place the folded filter with triple-layer covering spout, rinse/preheat the brewing system with water. Discard after 1 minute.

Step 2:
Pre-infuse with 60g of water for 45 seconds.

Step 3:
Pour 240g with high agitation keeping coffee submerged pouring over 30 seconds time.

Step 4:
Allow slurry to fully draw down until the coffee bed is exposed (3 min)

Step 5:
Pour 200g over 30 seconds with gentle agitation. Pour into the centre of the brew for the last 10 seconds.

Step 6:
Allow the coffee to fully drawdown for a total brew time of 4-6 mins.

Step 7:
Serve and enjoy!

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