Brewing Guide: Hario V60

Supplies Needed:

  • Hario V60 Dripper & Filters
  • Hario V60 Kettle (or other kettle, preferably gooseneck for easy pouring)
  • Scale & timer
  • 340 grams of Water (210 degrees or just off a boil)
  • 20 grams of fresh ground coffee (medium grind)
  • Makes one 10 oz cup

Steps:

  1. Rinse the paper filter
  2. Add fresh ground coffee to the brew cone
  3. Shake brew cone to level the grounds and dig a shallow hole in the center of the grounds using your finger or a spoon
  4. Tare scale and start your timer
  5. Pour 60 grams of water into the brew cone, fully saturating the grounds
  6. Spin the brew cone fearlessly (aim to finish by 0:15)
  7. Wait...
  8. At 0:45 steadily pour 100 grams of water into the brew cone
  9. Manage your flow rate to finish at about 1:00
  10. Give the brew cone a quick little spin (gentler than the first time)
  11. Let it drain until 1:15
  12. Pour another 100 grams of water into the brew cone (aim to finish at 1:30)
  13. Give the brew cone another little spin
  14. Drain until 1:45
  15. Pour another 80 grams of water into the brew cone for a total of 340 grams (finish pouring at about 2:00)
  16. Give the brew cone another little spin
  17. The finished bed of coffee grounds should level and flat
  18. If it's lumpy, you may need to grind coarser
  19. Total brew time: 3:00 +/- 15 seconds
  20. If it drains too fast grind finer; if it drains too slow grind coarser

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