This brew guide will help you get consistent results with your Aeropress. There are countless ways to brew with an Aeropress and it is fun to experiment with but this is our go to recipe when brewing with ours.  

Brew Ratio - 14g of coffee per 220g of water

You Will Need

  • Aeropress

  • 2 Aeropress filter papers

  • Grinder

  • Scale

  • Kettle

  • Timer

  • Aeropress stirrer or spoon

  • Brewing vessel (such as a mug)

  • 220g of filtered water (89C)

  • 14g of whole bean coffee


  1. Weigh out 14g of whole beans and grind them on a coarse filter setting.

  2. Boil the kettle and place the 2 filter papers in the Aeropress. Place the Aeropress onto your brewing vessel and rinse the filter paper with boiling water, then discard the water.

  3. Place the Aeropress on top of the brewing vessel and place them both on the scale, add the ground coffee, tare the scale and start the timer as you pour the first 60g of water onto the grounds within 10 seconds.

  4. Take the stirrer and stir the grounds for 10 seconds ensuring all the grounds are wet.

  5. After 30 seconds pour the remaining 160g of water in around 10 seconds.

  6. At 1 minute and 40 seconds push the plunger all the way down in around 30 seconds.

  7. Your total brew time should be 2 minutes 10 seconds.

Bonus Tips

  • Using 2 filter papers is going to increase resistance and pressure when plunging which well improve mouthfeel. It's also going to give you a cleaner brew.