Brewing Guide

Brewing Guide2019-01-09T16:27:51+00:00

Whether you’re new to specialty coffee or have been making coffee for years, we’re here to help. From a pour-over to French Press, we’re here with detailed Brew Guides to help you make the perfect cup of Utopian Coffee at home, however you want to make it.

French Press – Tutorial

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The French Press is a full-immersion brewing method, meaning all the coffee grounds will become “immersed” by hot water for several minutes before being filtered and served.

Step 1. Weigh and Heat

The first step in brewing on a French Press is to weigh the beans. For the average French Press we will use 50 grams of coffee. After weighing the beans, use hot water to pre-heat the French Press vessel.

Step 2. Grind 

After your water is heated ( […]

Aeropress – Brewing Tutorial

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Step 1. Weigh Beans 

For brewing on the Aeropress we want about 17-18grams of coffee. If using the scoop provided with the Aeropress, this would amount about about 1 heaping scoop of beans.

(Scoops can work well, but weighing is objectively the most accurate method).

Step 2. Assemble Aeropress

Before grinding your beans the Aeropress needs to be assembled. There are 3 main pieces that makeup the Aeropress: plunger, brewing column, and cap. The “Classic” brew […]

Chemex – Brewing Tutorial

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Step 1. Weigh and Grind

Weighing your coffee is extremely important! Beans will weigh different depending on size, shape, and roast level. Weighing the beans ensures a consisent brewing experience each time! We reccomend grinding 45 grams coffee on a coarse setting. The grinds should resemble sea salt.


Step 2. Insert and Rinse Filter

Unfold the filter and place the side with the triple-fold facing the Chemex’ […]

Hario V60 – Brewing Tutorial

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Step 1. Weigh and Grind

Weigh 22 grams of beans and put them into your grinder. The grind size you want to shoot for should be about as fine as table salt.

Step 2. Insert and Rinse Filter

Unfold the V60 filter and set it inside the dripper. Using hot water, pour through the filter, thoroughly wetting it to remove any paper-like tastes. Make sure to dump out any of the waste water before brewing!

Step 3. Bloom*