Bettr Brew: Hario V60 Dripper
Welcome to Bettr Brew series! ☕ Today, we’ve got one of our Bettr Barista Academy trainers, Oscar, showing you his preferred brewing technique using the Hario V60 dripper. Watch, and read through our brew guide to brew your favourite coffee at home.
The Hario V60 dripper is known for its easy use, and its ability to consistently create a near-perfect brew for both beginners and experienced brewers. Despite its simplicity in design, it accentuates the most subtle flavours within the coffee, creating a well-flavoured and aromatic cup of joe.
Here are his brewing steps for you to try!
Things you'll need
- Hario V60 Dripper
- 16g of coffee
- 250ml of filtered water
- Decanter or server
- Kitchen scale
- Gooseneck kettle
- Coffee: 16g
- Water: 250g
- Grind size: Medium-fine
- Brew time: 2 minutes 15 seconds
- Grind your coffee to a coarseness of medium-fine.
- Heat up at least 250g of water to 93 degrees celsius.
- Place a paper filter into your V60 and put it on top of a decanter or server
- Pre-wet your paper filter to remove the paper taste and to pre-heat your brewing vessels. Discard the water before brewing.
- Add in the 16g of ground coffee to your V60 and level the coffee bed by giving it a gentle tap. (1.03-1.15)
- Before starting your brew, tare the scale and start your timer.
- For your first pour, pour 60g of water in a quick circular motion and stop in the center. (1.31-1.42)
- After 30 seconds, proceed with your second pour and pour 100g of water in a slow circular motion. (1.36-2.20)
- Continue with the third pour after 30 seconds and pour 45g of water. Wait for another 30 seconds and continue pouring 45g of water for your last pour. (2.30-2.44)
- Give the V60 a quick swirl and wait for the brew to draw down. (2.46-2.50)
- Your brew should end around 2 minutes and 15 seconds. Time to give your brew a good sip!