Sweet, Light-Bodied Coffee in 5 minutes.


Form your Chemex filter into a cone with 3 layers set to one side. Place the filter in your brewer with the layered side facing the spout.

Rinse with hot water, then discard the rinse water.

Grind 40g of coffee medium-coarse. Think coarse salt.

Place the grounds in your filter. Tap to level.

Place your brewer & cup/vessel on a scale, tare to 0.

Start Timer

Pour 80g of water into the center of the ground coffee.


Pour 200g of water starting in the center of the grounds, circling outward, then inward. Don't pour water onto the edge of the cone. It may bypass the coffee entirely and dilute your brew.

Total weight: 280g


Pour 170g more in the same fashion.

Total weight: 450g


Pour 150g more in the same fashion. Last one.

Total weight: 600g


Serve coffee once filter stops dripping.

Did your brew end after 5:00? Try a coarser grind. Go finer for the opposite.