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Questions tagged [chemex]

Chemex is a brand of manual pour-over coffee-making devices and the company that produces same.

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Do all Chemex brand filters fit all Chemex brewers the same?

We recently got a new Chemex pot and it seems like the same filters fit the new pot differently than they fit the old. Both pots are the 10 cup. The new has wood handle, the old has glass handle. ...
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How do I effectively clean a metal Chemex filter?

I've been using a metal cone filter for a couple months: Able Brewing Kone Coffee Filter It has worked fantastically, but gradually clogged up over time. I've washed it with warm water and dish soap ...
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Amount of money I should spend on a Grinder

I currently have a Chemex, a Aeropress and a bialetti espresso Machine(electric espresso machine, bad quality). I use mostly the aeropress and the Chemex. My grinder is a Hario manual grinder. I want ...
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Is there a difference in taste between bleached, unbleached and natural fibre filters?

Is there a quantifiable difference to the taste or coffee brewed with bleached, unbleached or natural fibre filters? Or would you use one over the other for ecological or economical reasons? I would ...
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Differences between Chemex & V60

I currently use a V60, but I'm interested in using a Chemex (primarily because of the bigger capacity for guests). Assuming all variables are correct for the specific brew method (grind size, weight ...
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How can I improve this Chemex cold brew method?

I do like my cold brewed coffee but it's difficult and inconvenient for me to make and keep in work due to the time it takes to steep, shared fridge space, etc. I came across this method recently... ...
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Why does the filtrate sometimes well up in the upper cone when using the Chemex coffeemaker

When using the glass-handled 6-cup Chemex like this one: and the appropriate Chemex conical paper filter, the filtrate (liquid that has passed through the coffee and the filter) sometimes wells up ...