Brewing Guide2020-06-18T12:15:32-04:00

5 Steps to Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee

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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.

9Oct, 2018

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 [...]

8Oct, 2018

Aeropress – Brewing Tutorial

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A brewing method that perfectly unites full-immersion and pressure to create a one-of-a-kind brewing experience. Step 1. Weigh Beans  For brewing on the Aeropress, we want about 17-18 grams of coffee. If using the scoop provided with the Aeropress, this would amount 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 [...]

8Oct, 2018

Chemex – Brewing Tutorial

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The Chemex creates wonderfully clean flavors utilizing the pourover method. 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 consistent brewing experience each time! We recommend 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's [...]

4Oct, 2018

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 right-off the boil, pour through the filter, thoroughly wetting it to remove any paper-like tastes. Make sure to dump out any of the waste water [...]