Brew with Aeropress

Brewing with Aeropress

This recipe is adapted from Tetsu Kasuya’s 2016 World Brewer’s Cup Champion recipe.

Equipment and ingredients:

  • AeroPress® brewer, filter, and stirrer
  • Scale
  • Thermometer
  • Timer
  • 220 grams (7.7 ounces) filtered water 40 seconds off boil at 85 degrees Celsius (185 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • 30 grams coarse-ground coffee (roughly 2 scoops)
  • Sturdy vessel


  1. Insert plunger into brewer and invert. Place filter in cap, rinse with hot water, and set aside.
  2. Add 30 grams of coarse-ground coffee to brewer and tap side to settle coffee.
  3. Start timer and pour 120 grams of water into brewer, evenly saturating all grounds.
  4. At 30 seconds, crack crust formed by coffee and stir 10 times. Lock filtered cap to brewer.
  5. At 1 minute, flip brewer onto sturdy vessel and plunge slowly for 15 seconds. Remove brewer and dilute with remaining 100 grams of water, or to taste.

Enjoy + Repeat