You simply can't beat making coffee it home. Buy the coffee you love and brew it in the style you like. Check out our brewing guides for some popular at home methods. Remember these are only suggestions, experiment with the variables to find your own preference and enjoy the process.
The Aeropress is quick and easy to use, and creates very little mess. Very popular with travellers, particularly when paired with a hand grinder, due to its compact lightweight design. It’s also a relatively forgiving coffee brewing method. In other words it’s pretty easy to get a tasty coffee without a lot of fuss.
Making a good cup of espresso is all about the ingredients and the recipe. First you need good quality freshly ground coffee. Second, you need to find the right ratio of grind, water temperature, dose, yield and time to satisfy your taste buds. It will take a bit of trial and error, but that’s why you are a “coffee snob” – the end result is always worth the effort.
The French press, or simply the ‘coffee plunger’, is one of the simplest methods around for making a tasty coffee brew. The French press is proof that great coffee is for everyone and doesn’t have to be difficult or use expensive equipment. Coffee from a French press is thick and rich and creamy in flavour.
The V60 from Hario is an immersion style brewer, and is one of the most popular brewing methods today. It’s now available in a number of different materials, including glass, plastic, ceramic, and even copper. Hario claim that the V60’s success at making delicious coffee is due to its shape, particularly the ribbed design. It gets its name from the 60 degree angle of the cone.