The Aeropress is a revolutionary coffee making device which was created by Alan Adler in 2005. It was a first of its kind combining speed with premium quality, which attracted worldwide attention.
It’s so easy to use and once you taste the results you will understand why it is such a great investment!
Aeropress Inverted Method Instructions
Here are the steps which we guide you through in our video:
- Weigh out 20g of beans (or ground coffee if you don’t have a grinder).
- Grind beans on a medium setting (skip this step if you’re using ground).
- Heat your water to 95°C if your kettle has a thermometer, if not simply boil it.
- Rinse the filter paper with the hot water to remove any unwanted taste the paper may have.
- Add the coffee into the Aeropress and half fill with the hot water.
- Stir for 5 seconds and then leave to steep for 30 seconds.
- Fill the rest up with water and add the filter.
- Carefully invert the Aeropress onto your mug.
- Press down for around 40 seconds.
Why Should I Buy an Aeropress?
There are lots of benefits of using an aeropress to brew your coffee, here are a few:
- Time – It is so quick to brew using this device. It can be as quick as 11 seconds for a fresh cup of coffee!
- Easy to use – Unlike other coffee brewing devices on the market, the Aeropress is so easy to use, especially if you follow our simple step by step guide.
- Iced Coffee – You don’t just have to use it for hot drinks, you can also use it to make delicious iced coffee by simply allowing it to cool, adding ice and a sweetener of your choice.
- On the go – this portable device is great for on the go and as it is plastic, it is travel friendly.
- No electricity – Except for boiling the water, no electricity is needed to brew!
- Quality – One of the main reasons we love this method so much. The premium quality it produces is undeniable and is why it has been a favourite for so many years.
Which Coffee is Best for an Aeropress?
The final result of your brewing in an aeropress can depend on a few factors, some of which are:
- Brew time
- Beans or ground
- Grind size
- Flavours of coffee
- Freshness of beans
While the Aeropress produces consistent high-quality coffee, some beans can work better in it than others.
To find out which coffee we recommend, you can read our Aeropress article here.