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Chemex Brew Guide

CHEMEX BREW GUIDE – SIX CUP

The Chemex Coffeemaker was invented by a German inventor Peter Schlumbohm (July 10, 1896 – 1962) and still to this day is loved by thousands of people for its brew and design form

YOUR TOOLS

Chemex 6 cup brewer
Chemex 6 filters
Pouring kettle
Grinder
Scales
Timer
50 – 57 grams or your favorite Little Goat filter roasted coffee
780 grams hot water (94°C)

BREW TIME

4-5 Minutes (varies to personal taste)

GRIND

Medium

Grind your beans to about as fine as caster sugar

CHEMEX METHOD

  1. Place filter in Chemex and fill pouring kettle with hot water. Rinse filter until the glass is heated. Discard water from both
  2. Weigh coffee to your preferred strength (50-57 grams) and then grind
  3. Place the Chemex on the scale, add your ground coffee, shake to level the coffee bed, zero your scale
  4. Fill your pouring kettle with hot water
  5. Start timer and pour 260 grams of water in 30 seconds. Start in the center and work your way out in concentric circles
  6. At 1 minute, pour to 520 grams of water in 30 seconds
  7. At 2.30 minutes, pour to 780 grams of water in 30 seconds
  8. Coffee should drain at around 3.30-4.00 minutes. Remove and serve

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