Brew Guides

Alex Kopelson

Brewing coffee with a French Press

Recipe for 40 ounce carafe. 65 grams of medium-course ground coffee. 2 liters (34 oz) water at 200 degrees Fahrenheit. Chop stick/Spoon, something to stir with. Step 1 Preheat carafe by filling carafe with 1 liter of hot water. Wait 30 seconds then discard water. Step 2 Add 65 grams of coffee.  Step 3 Add 200 ml of water. Stir 10 times. Wait 30 seconds. Step 4 Add remaining 800 ml of water. Stir 10 times. Step 5 Place lid onto carafe then slide plunger down so that it is barely under water, ensuring all of the coffee is submerged...

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Alex Kopelson

Brewing coffee with a percolator

What you'll need: 12 cup Percolator 4 ounces coarse ground coffee. When we use a percolator while camping, we love using our Great Basin Blend or Guatemala Single Origin.  64 ounces (8 cups) of water Step 1 Take the stem and basket out of the percolator body. Add 8 cups of water. Step 2 Bring water to a boil. Step 3 While the water heats up, grind your coffee. You want to use a fairly coarse grind to prevent the fine grounds from slipping through the basket into the pot. Take note of the setting you use so you can...

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Alex Kopelson

Brewing coffee with a Chemex

This guide is for the 8-cup Chemex, coffee and water amount will change as well as brew time depending on the size of your Chemex. Total Prep Time: 5 minutes What you'll need: Chemex Chemex filter. The bonded Chemex filters are awesome, but for a more sustainable option check out the Able Brewing SS Kone 40 grams medium-fine coffee grounds. We love using a distinct single origin coffee with the Chemex as it produces a very clean cup of coffee. Try our Nicaragua Maracturra or Rwanda Dahwe. Kettle Scale Step 1 Heat water. If possible, use a kettle that you can...

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Alex Kopelson

Brewing coffee with a Bialetti Moka Pot

What you’ll need: Moka Express Stove/ burner 25 grams of Coffee, I love using our Lone Peak Espresso for the Moka Pot. Grinder Kettle  Scale Timer Step 1 Boil water in your kettle. Step 2 Grind 25 grams of coffee to a consistency slightly larger than espresso. It needs to be pretty fine. Take note of your setting so you can adjust accordingly for your next brew. Step 3 Disassemble Moka pot. Add your coffee grounds to the basket. The basket should be full and level to the rim without putting any pressure on the grounds. Step 4 Remove coffee...

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