How To Brew Extraordinary Championship AeroPress Coffee

How To Brew Extraordinary Championship AeroPress Coffee

How To Brew Extraordinary World Class AeroPress Coffee

The AeroPress has been called the “Best Method of Brewing Coffee” by The Guardian and “The Best Way to Make Iced Coffee” by GQ Magazine. It’s a favorite amongst home baristas and coffee aficionados for camping, home brewing and overall ease of use.

But what does it take to brew a first place award winning AeroPress recipe ?

Upcoming are some of the best past AeroPress champion’s winning coffee recipes:



Set Up:
Brewer Set Up: Inverted
# of Filters: Two
Rinsed? Yes, rinse it
Dose: 18.0
Third Wave Water Formula: Formula 2: 100% Espresso
Grind Setting: 7.0 on the Macap Labo 70D
Water Temp: 80

1 Add coffee: Add 18.0g coffee in the inverted AeroPress
2 Pour water: Start the timer when water hits the coffee. 0.00-0.10 add 50g water @ 80C.
3 Stir: 0.10-0.15 stir very gently 3 times back and forth.
4 Pour water: At 0.15-0.30 pour water from 50g to 200g @ 80C.
5 Stir: 0.30-0.50 allow to brew, at 0.50 stir very gently 3 more times.
6 Allow to brew: At 1.00 push excess air out, attach the filter cap and let it brew till 1.40.
7 Flip brewer: At 1.35 put the pitcher on, at 1.40 flip the brewer so coffee doesn’t spill.
8 Press: When flipped, press right away at 1.40-2.00.
9 Swirl to cool Swirl at 2.00-2.30 and in the end pour from altitude to another pitcher.
10 Serve: Enjoy!


Brewer position: Inverted
Filter type: Aesir Filter
Filter prep: Rinsed

Coffee weight: 30g
Grinder: Mahlkonig EK43S
Grind size: 7/10 (1=very fine, 10=very coarse)
Type of water: Spa Blauw (30ppm)
Temperature: 92℃
Total brew time: 1:00

1. Pour 100g of water on the coffee in 10 seconds.
2. Stir firmly for 20 times in 10 seconds.
3. Put the filter cap with rinsed filter on the brewer and gently press out excess air.
4. At 40 seconds, flip the AeroPress and press out all coffee.
5. You should end up with roughly 60g of extracted coffee.
6. Add 100g of water to the extracted coffee.
7. Taste and add more water until the desired strength (I ended up with 120g dilution)
8. Cool the brew down to roughly 60°C (140°F) by stirring and decanting
9. Slurp & enjoy!


Brewer position: Inverted
Filter type: Paper filter
Filter prep: Rinsed with hot water

Coffee weight: 34.9g
Grinder: Mahlkonig EK43S
Grind size: 8/10 (1=very fine, 10=very coarse)
Water weight: 200g
Type of water: Filtered water by Brita
Temperature: 85℃

  1. Set your water temperature at 85℃.
  2. Prepare your filter paper and grind your coffee.
  3. Pour 100g of water for 30 sec.
  4. Stir vigorously but carefully with wooden pair of chopsticks for 30 sec.
  5. Put the filter cap on, flip the AeroPress and press into a glass server for 30 sec.
  6. Do not preheat your serving vessel.
  7. Top up your brew with 60g of 85℃ water and 40g of room temperature water.

” These are a selection of the past three First Place World AeroPress Champions, each with their own unique take and variations of the modern portable coffee brewer. It’s up to you to create your very own distinct version that sets you apart from your peers.

*Recipe selections and barista photos are from their respective owners found at *

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