The Real Sprometheus

Type Regular Cup
Brew Time 3m 15s
Ratio 1:17
Equipment AeroPress

The Real Sprometheus had been developing this recipe for an AeroPress competition, but ended up sharing it with the world instead. It works well with a wide variety of beans and produces a clean, sweet, and balanced cup.


Upright AeroPress
Upright
Coffee Beans
15 g
Fine Grind
Kettle
250 g
90ºC / 194ºF

Steps

1
Place a paper filter in the cap and attach it to the brew chamber. No need to rinse the filter.
2
Add 15 g of ground coffee to the brew chamber. Give it a shake to even out the grounds.
3
Pour 100 g of hot water over the grounds.
0:10
4
Let bloom.
1:20
5
Pour an additional 150 g of hot water.
0:15
6
Using a spoon, slowly stir the slurry front to back and left to right.
0:15
7
Insert the plunger at the top of the brew chamber and lift up slightly to create a seal. Let steep.
0:30
8
Swirl the AeroPress and cup a few times, then gently press into the cup. Keep pressing all the way through the hiss.
0:45