Unleash the Science of Chemex Brewing

Be mesmerized by the visual spectacle and refined flavor of Chemex brewing. This elegant method uses vacuum pressure to create a clean, aromatic cup, highlighting the delicate nuances of your chosen Cunaluna coffee.

A Comprehensive Guide to Brewing Excellence

Unveiling the Art of Chemex Coffee

1. Gather your equipment: You'll need a Chemex brewer, Chemex filter, coarsely ground coffee, a kettle for hot water, and a stirring utensil.

2. Heat the water: Bring water to a temperature of around 200°F (93°C). This temperature provides optimal extraction and flavor.

3. Rinse the filter: Place the Chemex filter in the brewer, ensuring the triple-fold portion is facing the spout. Pour hot water over the filter to rinse it and warm the brewer. Discard the rinse water.

4. Add coffee grounds: Add the desired amount of coarsely ground coffee to the rinsed filter. A general starting point is using 1 ounce (28 grams) of coffee for every 16 ounces (475 ml) of water. Adjust the amount according to your taste preference.

5. Bloom the coffee: Pour a small amount of hot water over the coffee grounds, saturating them evenly. Allow the coffee to bloom for about 30 seconds. This helps release trapped gases and enhances flavor extraction.

6. Start pouring: Begin pouring hot water slowly over the coffee grounds in a circular motion, starting from the center and moving outward. Pour steadily and aim to keep the water level consistent throughout the brewing process.

7. Continue pouring and stirring: Pour the remaining water in stages, allowing the coffee to drip through the filter. Stir the coffee gently with a stirring utensil to ensure even extraction.

8. Brew time: Aim for a total brew time of around 4-5 minutes. Adjust the pouring rate and grind size to achieve this target.

9. Remove the filter and serve: Once the coffee has finished brewing, remove the Chemex filter and discard it. Pour the brewed coffee from the Chemex into cups or mugs.

10. Enjoy: Savor the smooth and flavorful cup of coffee brewed with the Chemex. Serve it black or customize it with milk or sweetener according to your preference.

Note: The Chemex allows for a clean and crisp coffee profile. Feel free to experiment with different coffee beans, grind sizes, and water-to-coffee ratios to find your preferred taste. The instructions provided are a general guideline, but don't hesitate to adjust the variables to suit your personal preferences.