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Can regular drip coffee grounds be used for pour over coffee and achieve good results?

Can you use regular drip coffee for pour over, and if you do will the coffee taste OK?
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What is the best coffee brewing method to learn at home? What equipment shall i prepare?

I have been watching youtube videos and all sort of guides and books. I have been watching pour-over method and wonder, does the equipment i have to buy to practice at home should be expensive? Im ...
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Re-using spent coffee grounds?

I have an Osaka stainless steel pour-over . After I brew a single cup of coffee (around 12 oz), is it possible to brew another cup with the used grounds by putting the cone dripper back over my mug ...
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How do I know when to end the bloom?

I’m familiar with what the bloom is and why we do it. But all of the instructions and guides about pour-over coffee I’ve ever seen recommend a specific time to let the coffee bloom before continuing ...
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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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Can you stir a pour-over?

Can you stir during a pour-over brewing process, or are you really just meant to let it sit? I ask this because not all pour-over filters are created equal, and some work better than others. ...
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What's the big deal about pour-over coffee?

For the last ten years or so, I think, pour-over coffee has been very trendy (and, usually, expensive). You often see these filter racks in coffee shops: As far as I can tell this is identical to the ...
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D.I.Y. Pour Over Coffee Maker

I have a friend that wants to try a pour over coffee but she doesn't know if she wants to invest in another coffee maker. question: Do you think you could just use your standard drip coffee maker to ...
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Using just a filter without a pour-over to brew coffee

A friend of mine sent me an image of how he brews coffee some times when he doesn't have a pour over to brew filtered coffee: If this is possible, is there a particular advantage in brewing when ...
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What am I doing wrong when I do my pour-over?

I recently started to brew my own coffee using the pour-over method because buying from the coffee shop was getting too expensive for a daily coffee drinker. I bought a bag of coffee grounds and a ...
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Pour over coffee is too bland or too acid

I buy coffee from local roaster and when I make it in two mins, pour over with v60, it gets too acid. If I make it in 2:45 it gets too bland. My other settings are the same. 3 seconds off boil. 17-18 ...
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French-press v.s. manual pour over brewing quality

Does anyone happen to know the differences in brewing quality of using a french press v.s. using a manual pour over? I can imagine using filter paper might give a better quality brew with a manual ...
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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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How to maintain the flow rate of Hario Woodneck cloth filters as they age?

The Hario Woodneck brewer uses cloth filters that are not meant to last forever but I am looking to increase their usable age. As weeks pass, the flow rate of water through the filter noticeably slows ...
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Would 2 small V60 brews (1 cup each) be less bitter than 1x large (2 cup) brew?

I regularly brew my V60 for myself and my girlfriend on the weekends. However today I was wondering if I were to brew 2 separate batches instead one 1 big batch, would I get a less bitter cup? I'm ...
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What water temperature and pour speed are best for pour-over method?

I had a recent discussion with a friend of mine, which is the right method to brew the coffee for pour-over. I read that it's best to pour in hot (but not boiling) water into the filter and moisten ...
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Do Automated Pour Over Machines provide the same flavor profile compared to manual pour over method?

I use 2 manual pourover methods Method 1: Brown Melitta #4 paper filter rinsed using my Bonavaita drip machine's brew basket. 185F filtered water and beans grinded with Baratza Encore burr grinder ...
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Should I use weight or volume when measuring doses?

My pour over/drip coffee pot recommends that I measure 10-12g of coffee per person whilst my grinder has markings to indicate whether the ground amount is for 1 or 2 cups. I notice that darker roasts ...
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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 ...
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How does Nel Drip compare to paper filtered Pour Over?

I have read about the seemingly involved "Nel Drip" preparation method, and I'm wondering how Nel Pot preparation differs from regular pour-over or drip methods. I've looked at stuff like this ...
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Pouring technique for drip/pour over coffee

I would like to know how to make decent coffee using a drip (pour over) coffee. The kit I bought was from Japan and I observe in espresso shops they tend to use a thin spout (or gooseneck) water ...
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What is coffee bloom

I make drip coffee (pour over for North Americans) at home and I would like to know: what exactly is coffee bloom? When I pour the initial amount of water the grounds swell up, and sometimes there is ...
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What's the theory behind using thin spouted kettles when making drip/pour over coffee

I own a drip coffee pot: and one of the other things you can buy is a thin spouted kettle which is used for pouring water one to the grounds. What is the theory behind this? Does the rate of water ...
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How fine should I grind coffee for drip/pour over coffee

I manually grind coffee beans for drip coffee but I thought that depending on whether the coffee is intended to be used for a cafetiere or espresso machine then the fineness needs to be varied. So ...