BREW GUIDES

ISSUE #7

Magnolia: Quietly Coffee

What you'll need:
How to make it:
  1. Put 35g of coffee into your inverted AeroPress, shake to level.
  2. Add 160-200g of ice to carafe.
  3. From 0m00s to 0m15s, add 150g of water.
  4. At 0m15s stir for 20 seconds.
  5. At 0m35s, attach filter cap with pre-wet filters in place.
  6. At 1m05s, flip Aeropress onto carafe and press the plunger for 30 seconds.
  7. Enjoy!

La Palestina: Drumroaster Coffee Co.

What you'll need:

If you don’t have an Origami dripper, you can use either a Kalita Wave dripper, or a V60 cone-style dripper, depending on the paper type. If the recipe calls for a wave-style filter, please use a Kalita Wave, and grind slightly coarser. If the recipe calls for a cone-style filter, please use a V60, and grind slightly coarser.

How to make it:
  1. Start by wetting the filter in your Origami dripper.
  2. Pour the 20g of ground coffee into the dripper.
  3. Start your timer, pour 40g of the hot water in slowly and gently.
  4. At 0m30s, pour an additional 50g of water (to ~90g).
  5. At 1m00s, pour an additional 50g of water (to ~140g).
  6. At 1m20s, pour an additional 50g of water (to ~190g).
  7. At 1m50s, pour an additional 50g of water (to ~240g).
  8. At 2m20s, pour an additional 50g of water (to ~290g).
  9. The coffee should drip through in 3m20s.
  10. Enjoy!

Jose Burbanos: Sorellina Coffee

What you'll need:
How to make it:
  1. Start by wetting the filter in your V60
  2. Pour the 19g of ground coffee into the dripper.
  3. Start your timer, pour 60g of the hot water in slowly and gently.
  4. At 0m45s, pour 75g (to ~135g) in a spiral pour.
  5. At 1m20s, pour 75g (to ~210g)
  6. At 2m10s, pour 75g (to ~285g)
  7. Enjoy!

Rwanda Humure: Alterante Route Coffee Co.

What you'll need:
  • An AeroPress
  • Filter of choice (Two AeroPress standard filters preferred)
  • 14g of coffee (medium grind, approx. 900 microns)
  • 220g of water at 92°C/197°F
  • 10g of room temperature water
  • Carafe or vessel for your AeroPress
How to make it:
  1. Place your paper filter/ filters into the AeroPress cap.
  2. Put the cap on the AeroPress, and set the AeroPress on your carafe.
  3. Wet your filter to rinse out any undesirable flavours.
  4. Pour the 14g of ground coffee into the chamber.
  5. Start your timer, carefully add 220g of water.
  6. Stir 10 times, then immediately put on the plunger to avoid coffee dripping through.
  7. At 1m10s, slowly press the plunger for 40 seconds until complete.
  8. For more clarity, add 20g of bypass water as required.
  9. Enjoy!

Keanu: Sorellina Coffee

What you'll need:

If you don’t have an Origami dripper, you can use either a Kalita Wave dripper, or a V60 cone-style dripper, depending on the paper type. If the recipe calls for a wave-style filter, please use a Kalita Wave, and grind slightly coarser. If the recipe calls for a cone-style filter, please use a V60, and grind slightly coarser.

How to make it:
  1. Start by wetting the filter in your Origami dripper.
  2. Pour the 20g of ground coffee into the dripper.
  3. Start your timer, pour 60g of the hot water in slowly and gently.
  4. At 0m30s, pour the remaining 280g of water (to ~340g) in one gentle and slow pour.
  5. The coffee should drip through in 2m10s.
  6. Enjoy!

Ever Chanta: Drumroaster Coffee Co.

What you'll need
  • A French Press
  • Kettle
  • 450g of water at 94°C/201°F
  • 28g of coffee (medium-fine grind, approx. 820 microns
  • Two spoons
How to make it:
  1. Add your coffee grounds to your French Press.
  2. Start timer, pour water over coffee grounds, leave plunger aside.
  3. Wait 4 minutes.
  4. Stir the grounds 3 times gently, breaking through the crust that forms on top.
  5. Wait 4 minutes.
  6. Use the two spoons to scoop or skim the foam and floating coffee grounds out of the vessel.
  7. Wait another 2 minutes.
  8. Put the filter plunge on, and plunge gently to separate liquid from coffee grinds.
  9. Pour and enjoy!

Boa Esperança: Nordik Café

What you'll need:

If you don’t have an Origami dripper, you can use either a Kalita Wave dripper, or a V60 cone-style dripper, depending on the paper type. If the recipe calls for a wave-style filter, please use a Kalita Wave, and grind slightly coarser. If the recipe calls for a cone-style filter, please use a V60, and grind slightly coarser.

How to make it:
  1. Start by wetting the filter in your Origami dripper.
  2. Pour the 20g of ground coffee into the dripper.
  3. Start your timer, pour 60g of the hot water in slowly and gently.
  4. At 0m30s, pour the remaining 280g of water (to ~340g) in one gentle and slow pour.
  5. The coffee should drip through in 2m10s.
  6. Enjoy!

Espresso Blend: Drumroaster Coffee Co.

What you'll need
  • A French Press
  • Kettle
  • 450g of water at 94°C/201°F
  • 28g of coffee (medium-fine grind, approx. 820 microns
  • Two spoons
How to make it:
  1. Add your coffee grounds to your French Press.
  2. Start timer, pour water over coffee grounds, leave plunger aside.
  3. Wait 4 minutes.
  4. Stir the grounds 3 times gently, breaking through the crust that forms on top.
  5. Wait 4 minutes.
  6. Use the two spoons to scoop or skim the foam and floating coffee grounds out of the vessel.
  7. Wait another 2 minutes.
  8. Put the filter plunge on, and plunge gently to separate liquid from coffee grinds.
  9. Pour and enjoy!

Ride Fast Live Slow Blend: Alternate Route Coffee Co.

What you'll need:
  • An AeroPress
  • Filter of choice (Two AeroPress standard filters preferred)
  • 14g of coffee (medium grind, approx. 900 microns)
  • 220g of water at 90°C/194°F
  • 10g of room temperature water
  • Carafe or vessel for your AeroPress
How to make it:
  1. Place your paper filter/ filters into the AeroPress cap.
  2. Put the cap on the AeroPress, and set the AeroPress on your carafe.
  3. Wet your filter to rinse out any undesirable flavours.
  4. Pour the 14g of ground coffee into the chamber.
  5. Start your timer, carefully add 220g of water.
  6. Stir 10 times, then immediately put on the plunger to avoid coffee dripping through.
  7. At 1m10s, slowly press the plunger for 40 seconds until complete.
  8. For more clarity, add 20g of bypass water as required.
  9. Enjoy!

Mexico Decaf: Nordik Café

What you'll need:
  • An AeroPress
  • Filter of choice (Two AeroPress standard filters preferred)
  • 14g of coffee (medium grind, approx. 900 microns)
  • 220g of water at 92°C/197°F
  • 10g of room temperature water
  • Carafe or vessel for your AeroPress
How to make it:
  1. Place your paper filter/ filters into the AeroPress cap.
  2. Put the cap on the AeroPress, and set the AeroPress on your carafe.
  3. Wet your filter to rinse out any undesirable flavours.
  4. Pour the 14g of ground coffee into the chamber.
  5. Start your timer, carefully add 220g of water.
  6. Stir 10 times, then immediately put on the plunger to avoid coffee dripping through.
  7. At 1m10s, slowly press the plunger for 40 seconds until complete.
  8. For more clarity, add 20g of bypass water as required.
  9. Enjoy!

El Vergel Decaf: Alternate Route Coffee Co.

What you'll need:

If you don’t have an Origami dripper, you can use either a Kalita Wave dripper, or a V60 cone-style dripper, depending on the paper type. If the recipe calls for a wave-style filter, please use a Kalita Wave, and grind slightly coarser. If the recipe calls for a cone-style filter, please use a V60, and grind slightly coarser.


How to make it:
  1. Start by wetting the filter in your Origami dripper.
  2. Pour the 20g of ground coffee into the dripper.
  3. Start your timer, pour 40g of the hot water in slowly and gently.
  4. At 0m30s, pour an additional 50g of water (to ~90g).
  5. At 1m00s, pour an additional 50g of water (to ~140g).
  6. At 1m20s, pour an additional 50g of water (to ~190g).
  7. At 1m50s, pour an additional 50g of water (to ~240g).
  8. At 2m20s, pour an additional 50g of water (to ~290g).
  9. The coffee should drip through in 3m20s.
  10. Enjoy!

Guatemala Decaf: Drumroaster Coffee Co.

What you'll need:

If you don’t have an Origami dripper, you can use either a Kalita Wave dripper, or a V60 cone-style dripper, depending on the paper type. If the recipe calls for a wave-style filter, please use a Kalita Wave, and grind slightly coarser. If the recipe calls for a cone-style filter, please use a V60, and grind slightly coarser.

How to make it:
  1. Start by wetting the filter in your Origami dripper.
  2. Pour the 20g of ground coffee into the dripper.
  3. Start your timer, pour 60g of the hot water in slowly and gently.
  4. At 0m30s, pour the remaining 280g of water (to ~340g) in one gentle and slow pour.
  5. The coffee should drip through in 2m10s.
  6. Enjoy!