V60 Pour Over Brew Guide

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?

If you've read the v60 pour over brew guide and have decided it's right for you, you can buy one from the following link

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.

v60 pour over brew guide
v60 pour over brew guide

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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 slowly.you 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.

See other brew guides

Now that you’ve mastered brewing with an v60 pour over, why not check out our other brew guides to learn how to make coffee