Aaron Blanco of Brown Coffee Co. in San Antonio demonstrates the art of making coffee. Instructions and links:
For every gram of coffee, add 16 grams of water. Opinions vary on how coarse to grind the beans. Find the level that works for you.
Check out the Chemex coffee maker:
Hario kettle for good pours:
Portable Hario coffee bean grinder:
0:16 What you need: Chemex, filters, beans, hot water.
0:30 Step 1: Place a rinsed filter in the Chemex.
0:44 Fill filter with ground, fresh coffee. Make a whole in the center.
1:02 Pour hot water, around 200 degrees, into center of coffee to let it bloom for 30 seconds.
1:30 Pour hot water in a ring, starting from the outside.
1:56 Create an island of dry coffee grounds in the center. Save that for last.
2:30 Key goal of brewing with a Chemex: Avoid mudslides.