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The Chemex - A stylishly retro way of making pour-over coffee
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How to make perfect Chemex pour-over coffee

The chemex is a stylish way to brew pour-over coffee; lighter and less bitter than a cafetiere
Servings: 1 person
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins


  • 15 g Ground coffee - Per person
  • 225 ml Water - Per person. Just off the boil - about 95°C
  • Water - Boiling. To wet filter paper


  • Fold the filter paper into 4, and place into the Chemex. Pour over boiling water to wet. Pour out the spare water.
  • Add the ground coffee to the filter paper. Pour over the water to wet the grounds. Wait for about 30 seconds for the coffee to become fully wet.
  • Slowly pour over the remaining water.
  • Remove the filter paper (it's hot - use your fingertips!), and enjoy your freshly brewed coffee.
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 3kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Sugar: 1g