AeroPress

Invented by engineer Alan Adler, of Aerobie Frisbee fame, the AeroPress has, fittingly, inspired crazy ingenuity in a variety of brew methods. The portable and lightweight AeroPress brews a sweet, full-bodied cup wherever you are: at home, camping or on a road trip. This particular method is best when you’re out in the field or if you don’t have a scale.

But How Long?

3

minutes

What You'll Need

image of the words, Shall we brew some Kaladi Coffee?
Aero Press, on a table

Step 1

Press the plunger into the body of the AeroPress, just to the #4 position then invert the AeroPress so that it rests on the plunger.

Aero Press, filter, Kaladi Brother Coffee

Step 2

Insert a filter into the filter basket and carefully rinse with hot water, set aside

Pouring Coffee In An Aeropress

Step 3

Pour coffee into the brewer then fill halfway with hot water, start timer

Stamping the coffee in an areo press

Step 4

Allow coffee to bloom for 30 sec and stir gently with the Aeropress Paddle

About to pour the water in an aero press

Step 5

Fill the brewer with remaining water

Securing the top of the aeropress

Step 6

Secure filter cap on brewer and brew for additional 60-90 seconds

Making sure the aeropress is over the coffee mug

Step 7

Quickly and carefully flip Aeropress over onto cup or decanter

Pressing coffee to fill your mug with the aero press

Step 8

Using consistent pressure, fully depress plunger, this should take around 30 seconds

removing filter from the aeropress

Step 9

Remove filter cap to dispose of spent filter and grounds

A beautifully brewed coffee with the aeropress

Step 10

Adjust coffee strength with excess hot water, if desired and enjoy

Short and Sweet

Sometimes you just don’t want to scroll… so we’ve unprettified it.

  1. Press the plunger into the body of the Aeropress, just to the #4 position then invert the Aeropress so that it rests on the plunger
  2. Insert a filter into the filter basket and carefully rinse with hot water, set aside
  3. Pour coffee into the brewer then fill halfway with hot water, start timer
  4. Allow coffee to bloom for 30 sec and stir gently with the Aeropress Paddle, fill the brewer with remaining water
  5. Fill the brewer with remaining water
  6. Secure filter cap on brewer and brew for additional 60-90 seconds
  7. Quickly and carefully flip Aeropress over onto cup or decanter
  8. Using consistent pressure, fully depress plunger, this should take around 30 seconds
  9. Remove filter cap to dispose of spent filter and grounds
  10. Adjust coffee strength with excess hot water, if desired and enjoy