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How to: Brewing with the Hario V60

The Hario V60 can be used by everyone from coffee enthusiasts and baristas alike, this straight forward process produces a lovely sediment free coffee.

We have created an easy step by step instruction guide which will help you brew like a professional in no time.

Haven’t heard of a V60 dripper before?

If you aren’t familiar with the V60 dripper, see the image below. 

This product comes in a range of different materials; copper, heat proof glass, ceramic and a cost effective plastic version. Depending on the amount of coffee you are looking to produce there are 3 different sizes available 01/02 and 03, these sizes are available across the whole range.

What do you need to Brew coffee with the Hario V60?

-          V60 Dripper (Ceramic, glass, copper or plastic) check out the range here

-          Fresh pH Neutral water

-          Hand grinder –Try the Hario skerton or Mini mill

-          Kettle- Try the Hario V60 Buono

-          Freshly ground high quality coffee beans (this is very important)

-          Server – Try the Hario V60 Server

-          V60 Paper filters – pick the same size as the V60 dripper

-          Scales- Drip scales

-          Cup or Glass

Sounds too complicated? If you are just starting out you only need the Dripper and the filter papers. Check out one of the kits here.

As you refine your technique the other items, such as scales will come in handy to make sure you are getting the best result possible.

 Ready to Brew?

Instructions:

  1. Add 600ml of water into the kettle and turn it on
  2. Weigh 15g of medium fine ground coffee
  3. Put paper filter into the V60 dripper and pour some hot water to pre-heat the dripper. This process will also remove any possibility of the paper taste transferring into the coffee
  4. Pour out all hot water from server
  5. Add coffee grounds into the filter paper
  6. Place server and dripper onto scales reset scales to zero
  7. Pre- infuse coffee grounds with hot water from the kettle
  8. Add the rest of the water until scales read 250g. Note- do not pour water on paper filter, only coffee
  9. Dispose of filter and use server to pour coffee into cup/s
  10. Now your coffee is ready, so Enjoy it!!

Still a little unsure? Check out the instructional video below. 

The Hario V60 can be used by everyone from coffee enthusiasts and baristas alike, this straight forward process produces a lo...