How to Make a Perfect Cup of Coffee with a v60 Uncategorized Welcome to the world of Pour Over Coffee! If you like delicious coffee, you’re in the right place. 🙂 First, what is pour over? Pour-over brew methods are known as a manual brewers. It operates similarly to a drip coffee maker but allows the user to be a hands-on home barista. Simply put, pour-over coffee brewing allow you to control the coffee-making process from start to finish, resulting in a great cup of coffee. Much like a drip coffee maker, hot water travels through the coffee grounds, and coffee is extracted into the container below. Drip coffee pots are automated, but pour-over coffee pots require the water to be poured by hand. This might sound like extra work, but trust us, the results of pour-over coffee are well worth it. Pour-over coffee has become popular over the last few years because of the flavor profile that is brought out by the slow, methodical hand-pouring. This at-home coffee brewing method produces barista-like results, which is why the pour-over is so popular with coffee lovers. The Benefits of a Pour-Over The main benefit of pour-over coffee brewing is it allows you to perfect the art of making coffee. Finicky coffee drinkers who prefer top-notch quality and taste will be able to control the entire brewing process, step by step. The pour-over method allows you to exercise precision and control over the speed, pressure, and consistency of coffee brewing. As always, using high-quality coffee beans is absolutely necessary for achieving the best results. How to Make Coffee with a Hario V60 Highlights: Clean, delicate, nuanced coffeeVersatile and customizable1 -2 servingsIdeal for light roasts, but also delicious with Medium roasts! What You’ll Need: V60Filter for V60KettleGrinderDigital ScaleTimerCarafe or Coffee cup Brew Time: 3 – 4 mins Specs: 12oz cup: 20g coffee to 320g H2O16oz cup: 28g coffee to 450g H2O Process: (12oz cup) Grind20g coffee, fine drip size, think table salt Filter + Add GroundsPlace your V60 onto a carafe or cup on top of your digital scaleInsert filter and rinse with hot waterDiscard waterAdd ground to filter and gently shake to even coffee bed Bloom – 30 secAdd 40g H2O @ 200-205ºF over coffee (or just saturate coffee grounds with water 30-45 secs off boil)Wait 30 secs, allowing coffee to bloom Brew – 3.5 minsPouring slowly in a circular motion from the center working outward, add 100g of waterBe sure to sink any floating grounds near the edges or in the center when brewing Allow water to sink down till within ½ inch of coffee bed before adding moreFinish at 320g or your desired amount Enjoy! Once all coffee has dripped through, around 4 mins, pour into your favorite mug and enjoy! Trouble-shooting: Brew went fast, finished before 4 mins? Coffee is too coarse, grind finer Brew was slow and went beyond 4 mins?Coffee is too fine, grind a bit coarser Don’t own a carafe?You can put the V60 on your favorite coffee mug! Just be sure to brew a single cup, 320g MAX for average mug.