Different coffee brewing methods

For the love of caffeine

Ah, coffee. It’s the fuel that powers our mornings and keeps us going throughout the day. Coffee can be brewed differently for different unique flavours and needs..  From the classic drip coffee maker to the trendy Aeropress, there are many ways to make a delicious cup of joe.

Here are the most popular coffee brewing methods.

Drip Coffee

This is probably the most common way to make coffee at home, and for good reason. It’s simple, fast, and consistent. A coffee maker and some ground coffee are all you need. Fill the water reservoir of your coffee maker with cold, filtered water, add your coffee grounds to the filter, and turn it on. In just a few minutes, you’ll have a hot pot of coffee ready to enjoy.

French Press

A favorite of coffee aficionados around the world French press produces a strong, full-bodied cup of coffee with a rich, complex flavor. To make French Press coffee, start by boiling some water. Then, add your coffee grounds to the press, pour the hot water over them, and let the coffee steep for a few minutes. Finally, press down the plunger and pour your coffee into your cup.

Pour Over

To make pour over coffee, you’ll need a pour over device, a filter, and some coffee grounds. Place the filter in the device, add your coffee grounds, and pour hot water over them, making sure to saturate all of the grounds. As the coffee drips through the filter and into your cup, take a moment to appreciate the aroma and flavor of your hand-crafted coffee.


Espresso is a concentrated form of coffee that’s made by forcing hot water through finely ground coffee beans. It’s the base of many coffee drinks, like cappuccinos and lattes. You’ll need an espresso machine and some finely ground coffee beans. Fill the portafilter with the grounds, tamp them down, and place it in the machine. Turn it on, and watch as the machine extracts the rich, creamy espresso. Finally, pour it into a shot glass and enjoy!


This is relatively new methos and produces a clean, smooth cup of savoury coffee. You’ll need an Aeropress, a filter, and some coffee grounds. Add the grounds and hot water to the Aeropress, stir, and let it steep for a minute. Then, insert the plunger and press down, forcing the coffee through the filter and into your cup.

Cold Brew

This coffee is on hot summer days when you need caffeine but not the hot kind. To make cold brew, simply combine coffee grounds and cold water, and let it steep in the fridge for 12-24 hours. Then, strain the coffee through a filter and pour it into your cup. Cold brew feels amazing on hot days.


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