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True coffee lovers enjoy the process of making coffee not just drinking it. Creating the perfect pour over is an art. You have to have to right equipment and plenty of patience to brew yourself the perfect cup. Here are a few expert tips to create the perfect pour over.

The Equipment-You’d think coffee, a kettle and a filter would do it, right? Well, it’s a little more involved than that. A gram scale is needed to weigh the water so you have the perfect coffee to water ratio. You’ll weigh the water as it pours through the filter and remove the filter when it reaches the right weight. You’ll need a timer to keep track of how long your coffee brews in the filter before pouring again. This will keep your coffee from being too weak or too strong. A swan-necked kettle makes for easier pouring, but any slim necked kettle will do.

The Coffee- Choose a blend that suits your taste. Like our Onyx or Spirit of Memphis blends. After grinding your beans on a fine to medium setting, add about 6 Tablespoons of coffee grounds to your filter and zero out the scale. Now its time to bring the water into the equation.

The Technique-To get rid of the paper taste on the filter, pour hot water over it and let the water drain out. Place your carafe with filter on the scale. Once your water has boiled, take it off the heat and let it sit for about 45 seconds. Then begin to pour it slowly, counterclockwise, over the coffee grounds until covered. Let it sit for 30 seconds and then slowly pour the remaining measurement of water until you have reached 415 grams on your scale. Remove the filter. Your coffee is now ready to enjoy!

The pour over technique gives coffee grounds time to blossom or develop their full flavor. The result will be a stronger, fuller flavored coffee that any coffee connoisseur will enjoy.