Brew guide for our October box featuring da Matteo


Sweet cherry and very clear fruity taste notes from da Matteo in October.

 

We have done brewing of both beans from our October box featuring da Matteo from Gothenburg, Sweden. Used both the Hario V60 and AeroPress, Simple and easy to use at home too.

 

Brewing guide for Hario V60 and Aeropress featuring beans from da Matteo
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Brewing with the V60:
Total amount of water (1 cup): 220 gr
Total brewing time: 2.30 minutes
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  1. Insert the V60-filter into the dripper and soak the filter with hot water (92 degrees celcius) letting it drip into the cup.

  2. Weigh and grind beans

  3. Empty the cup from the water that dripped down, place it on the scale and reset scale.

  4. Put in coffee grounds and make sure the weight is right.

  5. Reset scale and start timer. From now on, it's important to watch weight and time simultaneously. 

  6. Pouring technique (with a Buono kettle): Pour in counter-clockwise circles, always pouring where the coffee grounds are (not on the sides of the filter) <<

  7. Blooming: Pour 30g, wait till 30 sec.

  8. Agitation: Before the 30 sec. have gone, agitate to soaked grounds with a spoon to make sure the extraction is even. Make sure to get all the grounds off the spoon into the dripper again.

  9. After the 30 sec: pour till 90g, wait till 50 sec.

  10. After the 50 sec: pour evenly till you hit 220g, which should have run through at around 2.00 minutes.


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Weight and grind for the beans for V60:
Tarazzu - Pastora & Canett farm (Costa Rica):
Beans: 16g
Grind: 7,1 (on a Mahlkönig EK-43 / goes from 1/11)
Daniel Moreno (Honduras - Santa Barbara):
Beans: 16g
Grind: 6,8 (on a Mahlkönig EK-43 / goes from 1/11).
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Aeropress Brewing using the same beans "Inverted" method
Total amount of water (1 cup): 220g
Total brewing time: 2.00 minutes.
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  1. Place filter in filter holder and soak with hot water (90 degress celcius).

  2. Weigh and grind beans

  3. Pull the piston back to just above the number "4" on the AeroPress cylinder. Place AeroPress upside-down (resting on the piston) on the scale. The opening of the cylinder should now face upwards. Reset scale. 

  4. Put coffee grounds into the cylinder, make sure the weight is right.

  5. Reset scale and start timer. From now on, it's important to watch weight and time simultaneously. 

  6. Blooming: Pour 30g, wait till 30 sec.

  7. After 30 sec: Pour till you hit 220g.

  8. Stir approx. six times with stirring spoon.

  9. Tighten filter to the AeroPress

  10. At 1'30" place AeroPress on your cup with the filter facing downwards, into the cup.

  11. Begin pressing the piston down. This should take 30 sec total (from 1'30" to 2'00").

 

 

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AeroPress:

Tarazzu - Pastora & Canett farm (Costa Rica):
Beans: 17g
Grind: 6,0 (on a Mahlkönig EK-43 / goes from 1/11).
Daniel Moreno (Honduras - Santa Barbara):
Beans: 16g
Grind: 6,2 (on a Mahlkönig EK-43 / goes from 1/11).
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These our favorite ways of brewing the featured beans from the October Coffee Box. Share in the comments below your favorite way of making your coffee.
Enjoy your coffee!

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