Chemex Brew Guide

Basic Recipe

Coffee: 30g - Medium grind
Water: 500g, 95ºC

  1. Add 60g water to coffee and leave to bloom
  2. Wait 30-45 seconds, then add 200g water, add the remaining 240g in stages
  3. Stir, then remove filter when water has passed through (this should take 3.5-4.5 mins)

Step 1

Heat the kettle to 95ºC. Once heated rinse your folded filter paper over the carafe to warm it at the same time. Discard this water


Step 2

Place your Chemex on the scales with rinsed filter in place. Tare the scales and add 30g of freshly ground coffee (medium grind).


Step 3

Add your water in 3 stages. First, pour 60g of water to start the bloom and wait 30-45 seconds. Then add  200g of water, followed by steadily adding the remaining 240g of water moving the kettle of a circular motion. 


Step 4

Stir to ensure all grounds are evenly submerged.Wait for all the liquid to draw down and then remove the filter. 


Step 5

Pour and enjoy!