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Brew Your Own Coffee: Aeropress
Posted On November 12, 2021
Grind coffee beans You should buy coffeebeans to get the most out from the coffeebeans. Coffee powder will not be as great. I use grinder to grind the coffee beans when I make coffee. I grind it to be like that size of powdered Boncafe coffee or powdered starbuck coffee, but modified 1 or 2 step finer in my grinder. The grounds should be like sand.
It’s stated that too fine, you will create blockage and unable to push your brew. Too coarse, it will glush through and under extract.
For mine, the coarser the beans, the harder it is to press through the steel filter, hence, I have to take the plunge out and stir when I press. The finer the coffeebeans, the easier it is to pass through the aeropress because of steel filter. The finer the beans, it passed through the steel filter. Steel filter is easier to pass through.
It is also stated the finer you grind, the more surface area of the grounds you exposed, hence, faster extraction. Therefore, tlhe coarser the coffee beans, the lesser the beans is extracted. The finer the coffeebeans, the more the beans is extracted.
If your coffee tastes overly bitter, you may be grinding too fine. If your coffee tastes watery and acidic, you may be grinding too coarsely.
Pour half (150 ml) hot water, stir and wait one minute.
Screw on filter cap and flip
Press for 1 minutes
When it is difficult to press, internet teach to swirl the aeropress. I remove the plunge and stir the grounds. The coffee beans all together, hence, it is very difficult to press.
When pressing the aeropress and not every brew is being extracted, I will pull the plunge. When it is difficult to press, I will remove the plunge and stir. Internet teach swirl the aeropress. When there is hiss sound, I will remove and stir. It is common sense that when I remove the plunge, I will take a cloth to remove the beans and brew at the silicon of the plunge. I will repeat until all brew is extracted.