The Hario V60 coffee maker is one of our favourite bits of kit. It’s quick, easy and makes a quality cup of coffee. Not only is it easy to use, it’s a breeze to clean too - perfect for the first cup of the morning. Our step-by-step guide will show you the ropes.
Boil a kettle, and leave it to rest for a minute
Place a filter paper into your V60, and rinse with hot water (discarding afterwards!). TOP TIP 1: Rinsing the filter paper makes sure it doesn’t affect the flavour, so you’re only getting the delicious flavour notes of your coffee
Add one scoop of medium ground Pact Coffee
Pour in enough off-the-boil water to cover the grounds, moving in circles while your pour
Leave the water-covered grounds to ‘bloom’ for 30 seconds, to allow gasses to escape. TOP TIP: Bubbles of carbon dioxide escaping is a key sign that your coffee is fresh, as it hasn’t had time to degas naturally
Over the next two minutes, gradually add enough water to fill the cup