Aeropress Manufacturer's Recipe

Every Aeropress user should try the original recipe created by Aeropress inventor Alan Adler.

You can watch a demo of this recipe on the Aeropress site here.
Watch inventor Alan Adler demonstrate his recipe and technique on YouTube here.

Original Aeropress Recipe

  • Push plunger out of chamber
  • Put filter in filter cap
  • Twist filter cap onto chamber
  • Stand chamber on sturdy mug
  • Add one rounded Aeropress scope of fine drip grind coffee in chamber
  • Shake to level coffee
  • Heat water to 175° F / 80° C
  • Add water up to "1" on chamber
  • Stir for 10 seconds using stir stick
  • Insert plunger and press gently, pausing when you feel resistance, until plunger reaches grounds.

Espresso style: drink as-is
American coffee: add water to make 8 oz. coffee
Latte: Add milk to make an 8 oz. latte
Cold brew: add room temperature or ice water to make 8 oz. cold brew