The
Coffee Pot

So it begins...

Stuff you need

  • Drip coffee machine + filters (our fav is the Bonavita 8-cup One-touch)
  • Water (1.3l)
  • Coffee (75g medium grind)
  • Scale/Scoop (1tbsp = 5g / 1 coffee scoop = 10g)

How to do it

Pre-brew

  • Fill brew carafe w/hot water to pre-warm it
  • Measure 75g or 7 scoops of coffee (17:1 water to coffee ratio)
  • Grind coffee & add to filter (medium)
  • Fill reservoir with water & discard hot water from carafe
  • If brew carafe sits on a hotplate & you do not plan to drink all of your coffee immediately, consider pouring your coffee into a thermal carafe once brew is complete (pre-warm thermal carafe w/hot water before adding coffee)

Brewing

  • Turn machine on to brew (different machines have different features)
  • If carafe is not insulated & sits on a hot plate, turn off hot plate or machine once done brewing
  • Pour coffee into pre-warmed thermal carafe if planning to keep coffee hot for a while

Tips

  • If coffee is not to taste, try adjust grind coarseness accordingly before adjusting amount of coffee
  • A standard cup of coffee is 5-6oz on most drip coffee machines
  • A tablespoon is equal to 5g of coffee & a coffee scoop is equal to 2 tablespoons (10g coffee)
  • Don’t forget to clean your machine regularly as coffee residue, hard water buildup & even bacteria (gross) can affect the taste of your coffee. You’ll find a great tutorial here
  • The beans do make a difference! Buying your coffee whole bean is always better than pre-ground coffee. Grind your beans at home if you want the a more flavorful extraction from your coffee brewing.

Since you're here,
how about some coffee?