Brewing Guide


1). FRENCH PRESS:
This method is reserved for those who love a strong, full bodied cup of coffee. The caffeine content is the same but the flavor is bold, and robust.


TOOLS & INGREDIENTS (4 minute brew time)
• 8 Cup French Press
• 40g (weight not volume) of Not So Urban Coffee Beans
• Spouted Kettle
• Timer (phone)
• Burr Grinder
• 600 ML Water
• Scale

PROCESS
A). Measure 40g of whole bean roasted coffee and grind them on a coarse setting using your burr grinder.
B). Bring your water to a boil.
C). Rinse the French Press with some of your boiled water to preheat it and maintain the temperature while brewing.
D). Place the coffee grounds into the French press.
E). Slowly pour your boiling water into the press filling it only enough to barely cover the grounds, then gently stir and make sure they are all saturated.
F). Set timer for 4 minutes, then start the clock while you fill the press with your water.
G). Once full, place the top on and when your timer goes off, slowly plunge the press, pour and enjoy!

 


2). CHEMEX:
One of our favorites! This method produces a cup with light mouth feel, reminiscent of hot tea with a clean and bright finish, enhancing the fruity and floral notes in the coffee.

TOOLS & INGREDIENTS (4 minute brew time)
• 6 Cup Chemex w/filters
• 40g of Not So Urban Coffee Beans
• Burr Grinder
• Spouted kettle
• Scale
• 600 ML of water

PROCESS
A). Measure 40g of whole bean coffee and grind them on a coarse setting using your burr grinder.
B). Bring your water to a boil.
C). Rinse the Chemex with boiling water to preheat the vessel.
D). Place the Chemex filter with the tri-folded side towards the pouring spout then rinse with boiling water to ensure that your coffee won’t have a paper taste when pouring.
E). Place the coffee grounds into the filter, start timer and slowly pour the water in a circular motion until the coffee starts to “bloom”. Then allow the bloom to rest for about 30/40 seconds.
F). Continue to pour in a circular motion until you get to the 3.5/4 min mark, discard the filter and enjoy!

 

3). THE AEROPRESS:
The Aeropress is small in size and convenient to carry. It produces an espresso like cup of coffee, highlighting the chocolate & mocha notes. It takes 2 minutes to make a cup, and requires less than 2 mins of cleanup time!


TOOLS & INGREDIENTS (1 minute brew time)
• Aeropress
• 2.5 tablespoons of ground Not So Urban Coffee Beans
• Aeropress Scoop
• Hot Water
• Timer (phone)
• Burr Grinder

PROCESS
A). Measure out 18g of Not So Urban Coffee whole beans and grind them on a fine setting.
B). Boil your water
C). Rinse the Aeropress, the basket, and filter.
D). Add the coffee grounds, secure the basket then add your water and stir making sure all grounds are saturated.
E). Place the plunger on top and wait approx. 1 minute then plunge into you mug and enjoy!

These are three methods to get you started and on your way to truly having a wonderful coffee experience, and getting the maximum flavor of Not So Urban Coffee!  Always remember to be very careful when dealing with hot water.