Brew Guide

No.6 Chemex

Your comprehensive field guide for how to brew the perfect Chemex coffee.

Filter coffee gives a clean aftertaste to any roast, allowing the drinker to enjoy a perfectly rounded brew.

Coffee 33g

Water 500ml

Temperature 95°C

Grind Filter or medium-fine

Step 1

Rinse Your Filter

Place the filter in the top of the Chemex and rinse with hot water to remove any paper taste. Discard this water.

Step 2

The Grind

Grind 33g of coffee to a medium consistency and tip into the filter paper and shake to level.

Step 3

The Bloom

Begin to pour 70ml to create the coffee bloom.

Step 4

The Spiral Motion

At 30 seconds pour 100ml of water in a spiralling motion without touching the edges of the filter.

Step 5


Repeat with 50ml of water every 30 seconds keeping the water level consistent until you have reached 500ml of brewed coffee in 4 minutes. Discard the spent paper filter.

Step 6

Time to Serve

Serve and enjoy!