History of the V60 Pour Over

The V60 pour over is a versatile simple machine – great for people just getting into drop brewing. It’s an inverted cone shaped funnel that drops coffee through a filter. It’s a single cup brewing device perfect for solo use.

Where to buy a v60 Pour Over?


The best coffee for a v60 pour over...

You can use any coffee with your Hario v60, but we recommend using lightly roasted coffee or washed coffee to highlight the complexity and character within the coffee.

How to make coffee with a V60 Pour Over Step-by-step

  1. Place your filter in the cone and put the cone on a mug or whatever device you want to drink from
  2. Pre wet the filter by pouring warm water over it. This will help remove the paper like taste from the filter paper.
  3. Pour away that hot water and you’re ready to go.
  4. Pour 18g of coffee into your cone Start your timer
  5. Pour a third of the water slowly and stir the coffee gently making sure all the grounds are wet and saturated.
  6. Keep pouring your water want to pour slowly in a circular motion so as to not weigh down the coffee. You want to make sure the water is never more than a few mm above the coffee. So pour slowly. Once you’ve added 300ml of water gently stir to ensure coffee against the walls of the filter gets extracted too.
  7. Enjoy

What you'll need

  • Aeropress
  • Boiling Water (250g)
  • Aeropress filters
  • Coffee grinder
  • Digital Scale
  • Timer
  • Coffee cup
  • Coffee beans (15g)
  • Aeropress stirrer
  • Aeropress paddle

How long it takes

From bean to cup

4 Minutes

V60 Pour Over Brew Guide - FAQ

  1. Make sure your Aeropress is dry before you use it. Otherwise you risk ruining the device’s seal with residual moisture.
  2. When adding your ground coffee, be sure to not spill any of the coffee grounds into the gutter at the top of the Aeropress
  3. If the pushing feels too easy, your ground coffee is too course
  4. If the pushing is too hard, your ground coffee is too fine
  5. If you press too quickly, you’ll release all the bitterness in your coffee
  6. To clean your aero press, unscrew the filter, push the filter into the bin and rinse.


The chemex is a timeless piece of brewing equipment invented in 1941. It’s made of non-porous borosilicate glass. For those of us who aren’t scientists, what that means is that it doesn’t absorb odors easily and you can clean it easily.  Not only is it super easy to use, but it’s appealing on your shelf too.

There are a range of different types of chemex, but most commonly, you’ll find they come in a range of sizes to suit the amount of coffee you’d like to make and all consist of a wooden handle around the neck. 

How to Use

What type of coffee for chemex?

As your Chemex removes the natural oils in coffee, it works well for all roast types - especially dark roasts as it makes them less bitter.

How to make coffee with a Chemex Step-by-step

  1. Grind your beans to a course sea salt type consistency
  2. Boil your water
  3. Get four layers of filter paper. You want to put three layers on one side and 1 layer on the other. Place the filter into the Chemex so that the three layer sections is on the spout side. Make sure it’s not obstructing the spout.
  4. Fully saturate the filter and then pour away any excess water
  5. Now add your ground coffee and shake lightly so it’s level. This will give you a much more even pour.
  6. You’ll want to add a small amount of water (75g) and wait for anywhere between 30-50 seconds. This is your pre infusion. You should notice the coffee expand. This is known as the bloom
  7. Give it a light swirl during this time to agitate the grounds
  8. Now pour in the rest of your water (try to avoid the edges.allow the water to drip through the grounds.
  9. Wait for the entire process to drain. It should take around 4-5 minutes.
  10. Enjoy

What you'll need

  • Chemex
  • Boiling Water (250g)
  • Chemex filter
  • Coffee grinder
  • Digital Scale
  • Timer
  • Coffee cup
  • Coffee beans (15g)

How long it takes

From bean to cup

4 -6 Minutes

Chemex Brew Guide - FAQ

  1. To make this coffee in the best way we recommend starting with a whole bean and grinding your coffee just before you brew. This way you’ll keep the natural flavours and aromas within the coffee.
  2. If you can, use a scale to properly measure how much coffee you’re using as it makes for a more even brew and removes any guesswork.