There is a debate between coffee hipsters and coffee aficionados about proper brewing ratios. We're here to tell you the RIGHT
ratio! When drinking fine specialty coffee like hmm hmm Death Wish, or any other gourmet level brand, the ratio of beans per water
is higher than you may have expected.
Many lower grade grocery store brand coffees may tell you to use a 1 TBL: 1 Cup ratio. This is incorrect. It will NOT suffice for superior
coffee brands. All of the professional connoisseurs and roasters out there agree that a 2.5:6 ratio is the perfect combination to create a
sublime and rich cup of coffee. Using the proper brewing ratios will not only affect the caffeine levels you are taking in, but also it is the only
way to taste the true flavors of the specific blend of beans.
Imagine, you could have the World's Best Coffee in your hands, yet because you have been ill informed about brewing ratios, when you brew your
expectations plummet, all because you didn't "follow the recipe". Brewing coffee is like baking, you need to follow the recipe to receive the correct result!
Here we have illustrated the proper ratios:
Use 2.5 TBL of coffee grinds to.....
Every 6 ounces of water you use. Simple.
A standard coffee pot can hold between 45-51 ounces of water. So using this ratio (depending on your size pot/brewing method i.e. french press, aeropress etc.) you will need between 18-20 TBL of coffee.
OF COURSE! We always suggest that you need to experiment for your own flavor palate. This is the most important piece of the equation.
So try our ratio, tell us what you think and experiment a little too.