Want to change up the way you make brewed coffee? Try one of these 6 unique ways to make smooth and delicious 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.
6 Methods to Make Brewed Coffee
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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!
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I promise that you won’t be disappointed. And even if you are – well, at least you tried!
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