How to Make the Perfect Pour Over

Brew guides
05.05.2021

Have you ever wanted to create the perfect pour over coffee?

You’re in the right place!

For those who don’t know, the pour over method involves pouring hot water through coffee grounds in a filter. The water drains through the coffee and filter into your cup. Pour over is also known as a filter or drip coffee.

Here’s our Favourite Pour Over Recipe

Ingredients:

For two serves of coffee using the pour over method, you will need:

Generally, you will need a ratio of: 1:15-16, so 1 part coffee to 15-16 parts water as a general guide. We have found with this coffee, it’s best to brew slightly above 16 parts water for the optimal flavour profile.

Method:

  1. Bloom – 30 seconds with about double the weight of coffee, so 60g of water.
  2. Then pour the remainder of your water over two minutes in a circular motion.
  3. You want to aim for a total brew time of approximately 3 minutes so for the best result, ensure when you are pouring the water, it is a steady and consistent flow of water from the kettle.

 

Pour over coffee is a simple and delicious way to make your daily coffee. What’s your favourite brewing method? Let us know in the comments below!

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