6 Different Ways to Brew Coffee

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Want to change up the way you make brewed coffee? Try one of these 6 unique ways to make smooth and delicious coffee!

A chart showing different ways to make brewed coffee.

We’re all familiar with the traditional way to brew coffee in our good ol’ coffee pot, but I really enjoy venturing outside the box and trying something new.

There are several other great ways to brew coffee that will also make a perfect cup!

From a single drip filter to a pour-over… these methods are just as simple as brewing a traditional pot, and each will bring its unique flavor and strength to the coffee.

cup of brewed coffee with white chocolate chips next to it.

Using well-brewed coffee can make delicious recipes like cold brew coffee floats and Hazelnut Coffee.

6 Methods to Make Brewed Coffee

French Press

When using a french press, the coffee is made by adding course grounds to the bottom of a beaker and adding hot water over the top.

The coffee brews for about 2-4 minutes, and then a mesh plunger is pressed down to push the grounds to the bottom and only pour out the coffee.

  • Classic, no-fuss method to brewing coffee.
  • No paper filter is needed, but it also doesn’t filter out oils.
  • Produces smooth, full-bodied coffee.

Here are two french press makers we like: Le Creuset Café Stoneware French Press and Espro Copper French Press

Chemex

Chemex coffee maker is a pour-over method using a glass-shaped flask and cone-shaped, woven filters. It’s a slow-drip method of making coffee.

  • Lovely to display.
  • Uses a paper filter.
  • Remove sediment and oils, producing smooth, rich coffee.

Chemex 8 cup glass pour over coffee maker.

Pour Over

This method involves pouring hot water over coffee grounds in a filter. The coffee grounds drain through the filter into a glass carafe.

  • Charming to display on an open shelf.
  • You can also use a drip cone.
  • Produces clean and well-extracted coffee grounds.

Follow the method here to make pour-over coffee.

Buy a pour-over coffee kit here.

Aeropress

This device steeps coffee for 10-50 seconds and is then forced through a filter by pressing a plunger through a tube.

  • Easy method.
  • Low acidity
  • Excellent at drawing out the favor.

Buy an Aeropress coffee maker here!

Moka Pot

This is a stovetop espresso maker that uses boiling water pressurized by steam through ground coffee.

  • An inexpensive method to brew espresso at home.
  • Make multiple drinks quickly.
  • Makes a bitter, strong brew.

The most popular Moka is the Bialetti.

Single Drip Coffee Filter

Single drip coffee is a small, usually ceramic filter that can be placed over one mug to brew a single serving of drip coffee.

  • Simple method
  • Easy to clean
  • Great for making iced coffee

Buy a ceramic coffee dripper here.

blue mug with whipped cream

Are you looking for a change of pace when it comes to brewing your morning coffee, or if you just want to try something new? Give one of these methods a go! 

Make these 15 delicious coffee drinks at home and unleash your inner barista!

I promise that you won’t be disappointed. And even if you are – well, at least you tried!

Coffee Recipes You’ll Love!

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