How to Make Crema with the Aeropress to Make it an Espresso

Last Updated on August 18th, 2019 I love espresso, it’s my preferred coffee drink. AeroPress is a great alternative, but it is different, it lacks the intensity of the espresso. I always loved AeroPress but the recipe I was using was a totally different coffee beverage, with a flavor profile that is not even close … Read more

Why Do You Need a Ground Coffee Sifter – The Kruve Sieve Set

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Kruve Sifters Set

Do you really need a ground coffee sieve at all? No, you don’t need it if you own a $700 grinder. You also don’t need it if you can’t distinguish an espresso from a drip coffee. However, if you want to improve your coffee taste, and to get consistent results, you need it. I’ll show you in a bit why most grinders on the market are just not good enough. We also have a review of one of the best sifters on the market, the Kruve.

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How to Make Coffee with a Manual Dripper – Pour Over Infographic

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If you love drip coffee, but the auto-dripper you are using can't brew a single cup, pour over coffee is one of the best options. Many people get discouraged by the technical aspect of brewing with a manual dripper. The reality is that it's not that complicated.

This infographic shows you step by step how to use a pour over device to make a delicious coffee at home. It will be better than the coffee shop coffee.

The most important things when making coffee at home are the grind size and the brewing temperature. These two coffee brewing parameters can dramatically change the taste of your drink. Make sure you adjust these correctly. More on the subject in our manual drip brewing guide.

Manual Drip Infographic

Pour Over Coffee Recipe

  1. Heat up water to 205 °F in a kettle.
  2. Measure on a scale 30 grams of coffee for every 12 oz of water
  3. Grind the coffee to a medium grind size
  4. Line the dripper with a paper filter and pre-wet the filter.
  5. Add the ground coffee into the filter, and gently tap the dripper to level the grinds.
  6. Start pouring water over the grounds with a circular motion starting from the center to the edges.
  7. Pour just enough to cover all the coffee, and give it a stir with a wooden spoon.
  8. Allow the coffee to bloom and release the trapped gas, and then pour the rest of the water, allowing it to slowly drip. Total dripping time should be around 1 minute up to 80 seconds.
We would like to know what is your recipe for pour over. If you tried our recipe, how did you like it?

How to Make Coffee with a Moka Pot – Infographic

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We created this infographic for the time-pressed coffee lover that needs a strong coffee and needs to stay on a low budget. Many people call it stovetop espresso maker, because it brews a strong and bold coffee, and it uses pressure during extraction. And we agree with that, moka pot is in many ways very similar to an espresso. Moreover, we can use it to prepare a beautiful latte or a delicious cappuccino, or a flat white. Here is the infographic, and at the end of the graphic, you also have a written version of it. 

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How to Make Coffee with an AeroPress – Infographic

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Here is a simple step-by-step guide on how to use an AeroPress. Coffee prepared this way is a bold, full-bodied cup. At the same time, the cup is very smooth, without the harsh notes and the bitterness associated with French Press. It is an inexpensive way to make an espresso alternative. Here is the recipe as an infographic, or lower on the page as a text.

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