Did you know Chemex Coffeemakers are considered a piece of beautfully designed art? They even have them on display in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City!
Where else might you see a Chemex? Try a little game I like to play while watching a movie or tv shows called “I Spy a Chemex.” Here are a few to get you started:
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Lucky for us Chemex brewers are not only beautiful, they are also a great way to brew coffee! Are you ready to Brew?
Here’s what you’ll need for a 10 oz cup of coffee:
20 g coffee
10.5 oz filtered water
Extra water for prep
Step 1: While heating your water, place the filter in your Chemex. The layered side of the filter goes over the “spout.”
Step 2: Weigh and grind your coffee (medium grind). Rinse the paper filter with hot water. This will also heat up your vessel. Toss out the water.
Step 3: Put your fresh ground coffee into the wet filter. Shake slightly to evenly settle the grounds.
Step 4: Start your timer. Pour just enough water to saturate the grounds. Let the coffee bloom for about 30 seconds. Fresh roasted and fresh ground coffee will have some bubbles and will expand slightly.
Step 6: Remove the filter and grounds and pour yourself a great cup of coffee!
Note: You can change the strength of your coffee to suit your tastes by either changing the grind size or the ratio of coffee and water. Just experiment and find what you like best!