Are you stuck on how to go about brewing coffee using the AeroPress? The process may be complicated for first-time users. Do not despair yet, making sweet and rich coffee within seconds, is quite easy.
The AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker is a breakthrough in the coffee brewing process. I say this as a coffee buff myself. However, coffee enthusiast or not, the AeroPress makes up for the ultimate coffee experience.
The maker uses a state of the art total immersion system that allows extraction of the brew at a moderate temperature. This feature also promotes a shorter brewing time. The AeroPress can brew 1-3 cups of coffee a minute.
The brew produced by the AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker is rich, robust, and smooth. Connoisseurs say that it has significantly low acidity.
Also, the AeroPress incorporates microfilters in its system to eliminate grit left in the cup after you drink your coffee. Hence the result is cleaner and lighter. What’s more, the AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker can steep both American style and Espresso style coffee.
How Then Do You Brew Coffee Using AeroPress?
You do not have to be a barista to brew AeroPress coffee. AeroPress has a simple, elegant design. This simplicity in design suggests that the use of the coffee maker requires no special techniques or training.
To grasp the coffee-making process, you have to understand the components of the AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker. Every maker comes with:
- The AeroPress, which looks like a plastic plunger.
- A cap for the end of the plunger,
- A coffee scoop, to measure coffee beans,
- A funnel, to avoid spillage of coffee beans,
- A paddle, for stirring
With this in mind, it will now be easier for you to learn the process
There are 2 ways to brew coffee using the AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker. I will show you how to use them both. The main difference is in the exposure time and hence the resultant richness. It is advisable to try both methods then pick the one that best works for you.
You will need an AeroPress, coffee beans, water, and a mug or pitcher.
The Original Method
To brew coffee using this method, follow the following steps:
- Heat the water: Boil your water to a temperature of about 175◦F. Boiling water produces bitter coffee, so let it cool for about 1 minute. In