Can you use pre-ground coffee in an AeroPress?
The short answer is yes, you can use pre-ground coffee in an Aeropress. You can use pre-ground coffee for any method of coffee brewing. However, it’s possible to make a more flavorful and rich cup of coffee if you are using whole bean coffee that you grind yourself.
Does the AeroPress make real espresso?
The Aeropress makes its claim that it is in fact a coffee AND espresso maker. This fact can and is argued by coffee purists. Espresso fanatics are quick to point out that while the Aeropress makes a strong, concentrated coffee blend, it is not quite an espresso brew by definition.
What is the best way to brew AeroPress coffee?
- Grind the coffee pretty fine and fill the Aeropress
- Add the 230g of water to the coffee, and cap the top with the plunger to seal it and prevent dripping.
- Wait 1:00, and then remove the plunger, give it a few stirs, then press it out slowly.
- Total brew time 1:35 – 1:45
How fine to grind coffee for AeroPress?
— Jason D. ANSWER: Aeropress recommends you grind coffee on the fine drip or espresso settings. This puts the appropriate grind size for an Aeropress somewhere between what you’d put in a French press (coarse) and the fine grind of an espresso. The texture of your coffee should be similar to the grain size of table salt.