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Brewing Guide

Want to replicate you favourite coffee shop drinks at home. This is the best place to start with. We'll cover the different brewing methods and the most common brewing guidlines (there is no one perfect method). With a little effort you can really start to enjoy brewing coffee at home and really start to experience coffee in a whole new way.

It all starts with freshly roasted beans (which we have you covered) and then think about what coffee you want to drink. Are you an Americano drinker, a filter coffee drinker, a capuccino or latte. We'll cover the basics to help get you started which wont cost the earth and over time we'll add more brewing options as you get the 'coffee bug' and begin your home barista journey.

One of our co-founders Tom is a fully certified SCA (Speciality Coffee Associaton) Barista trainer. He has a wealth of knowledge and years of experience, he'll be happy to answer any coffee brewing questions you may have.

Start brewing coffee thats perfect to wake up to in the morning and essential when you are starting your 5th zoom meeting of the day #workingfromhome.

How to make coffee with a V60 Pour Over Step-by-step

1. Place your filter in the cone and put the cone on a mug or whatever device you want to drink from 

2. Pre wet the filter by pouring warm water over it. This will help remove the paper like taste from the filter paper.

3. Pour away that hot water and you’re ready to go.

4. Pour 18g of coffee into your cone Start your timer

5. Pour a third of the water slowly and stir the coffee gently making sure all the grounds are wet and saturated.

6. Keep pouring your water slowly.you want to pour slowly in a circular motion so as to not weigh down the coffee. You want to make sure the water is never more than a few mm above the coffee. So pour slowly. Once you’ve added 300ml of water gently stir to ensure coffee against the walls of the filter gets extracted too.

7. Enjoy

What you'll need
- V60 funnel
- Boiling Water (250g)
- V60 paper filters
- Coffee grinder 
- Digital Scale
- Timer 
- Coffee cup
- Coffee beans (15g)

How long it takes
- From bean to cup 4 Minutes 

How do you brew with AeroPress? Step-by-step

1. Measure 30gm of water and bring to a boil.

2. Weigh out 15g of coffee depending on how strong you like it. If you don’t have a scale, you’ll want about 2.5 tablespoons.

3. Grind coffee to a medium-find grind (you want it to resemble table salt.

4. Add a clean and dry filter paper (or metal filter) in the Aeropress cap and secure it firmly to the body. Then, rinse your paper filter with water for 10 seconds

5. Turn your Aeropress upside down. The rubber section should be just below “4”. Add your ground coffee to your Aeropress (make sure the plunger is at the bottom). Give the Aeropress a little shake to level off the grounds.

6. Add half your hot water. Make sure all the grounds are wet and saturated. Stir the mixture to make sure. Once you’ve stirred a few times, add the remaining water.

7. Wait 2 minutes then add the filter and cap to the Aeropress. Make sure it locks into the grooves properly and tightly.

8. Put the Aeropress onto the cup and press down slowly (30 seconds should be enough). When you hear a sharp hissing sound, stop pressing.8. Put the Aeropress onto the cup and press down slowly (30 seconds should be enough). When you hear a sharp hissing sound, stop pressing.

9. Unscrew the cap, take out the filter.

10. Enjoy

What you'll need
Aeropress
Boiling Water (250g)
Aeropress filters
Coffee grinder 
Digital Scale
Timer 
Coffee cup
Coffee beans (15g)
Aeropress stirrerAeropress paddle

How long it takes
From bean to cup 4 Minutes

How to make perfect coffee with a cafetiere Step-by-step instructions.

1. You’ll ideally want to use 65-70 grams of coffee per 1 litre of water. Be sure to adjust these measurements based on the size of cafetiere you have

2. Pre-heat your cafetiere by pouring hot water into it. Then pour this water away 

3. Grind your coffee beans to a course grind (similar to filter coffee). 

4. Add your coffee to the cafetiere, it’s helpful to stir a little to make sure all the grounds are wet.

5. Add the lid but don’t press down. 

6. After 4-5 minutes, slowly press down.

7. Once you’ve done that, pour immediately otherwise the coffee will continue to extract and will become bitter.

8. Enjoy

What you'll need
- Cafetiere
- Boiling Water (250g)
- Coffee grinder 
- Digital Scale
- Timer Coffee cup
- Coffee beans (15g)


How long it takes
From bean to cup 4-5 Minutes

How Espresso using the Cafflano Kompresso Step-by-step

1. You'll want to use a maximum of 15g of espresso ground coffee (this makes a double espresso strength)

2. add the 15g of ground espresso into the Cafflano Kompresso coffee chamber.

3. Tamp down using the included tamper (the back of the scoop). This presses the grounded coffee into a compact puck inside the chamber.

4. Boil your water to 90 degrees C.

5. Screw together the Cafflano water tube and coffee chamber together and place over the included cup or a glass of your choice.

6. pour in 60ml of water (up to the top marked line)

7. Place the main plunger handle on top. Using both hands starts pushing down slowly. You will see beautiful espresso dripping into your cup.

8. When your espresso is poured, stop the waterflow9. Put your cup under the spout. Once all is in place, start your water flow.

What you'll need
- Cafflano Kompresso
- Boiling Water (30-70g)
- Coffee grinder (if you bought whole beans)
- Digital Scale
- Coffee beans (10-15g)

How long it takes
From bean to cup 4 Minutes