An iconic brewer with a timeless design invented in 1941, as a matter of fact, is the Chemex is the only coffee brewer to be featured in the Museum of Modern Art.
It uses bonded chemistry lab-grade filters, which pull out most of the solids and lipids (that oily sheen on some cups of coffee) from the final brew. It brews a clean cup and maintains body and balanced floral notes.
45g coffee to 700g water
About 4:30 minutes
Medium (8 on a 1 to 10 grinder)
YOU WILL NEED
ISLAND GRIND COFFEE
Bring filtered water to a boil.
Rinse the paper filter with hot water and discard rinse water.
Add the ground coffee to the filter.
BLOOM: Add 100 grams of water, then use a spoon and gently fold the bottom of the brew bed onto the top, fully saturating the grounds.
FIRST POUR: At 45 seconds, add 300 grams of water.
SECOND POUR: At 2:30 minutes, add 300 grams, making sure not to fill higher than the level of grounds already established. Then, grab a spoon and gently scrape along the edge of the filter at the top of the brew, being sure not to touch the brew bed.
Your coffee should finish brewing around 4:30 minutes.
Gently swirl the Chemex carafe to ensure you have a well-mixed brew.
Pour into mugs for you and a friend and enjoy!