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At-Home Brew Guide

Rare isn’t synonymous with exclusive. Enjoy some of the world's most interesting coffee beans at home with your favorite brewing machine.

Freshness

Rise and roast with a beautiful goodboybob coffee that not only awakens the senses but is bursting with flavor in every sip.

Temperature

Quality coffee starts with quality water. Filtered and poured between 195 and 205 degrees Fahrenheit is the sweet spot.

Measurement

The ratio has to be just right. Beans of joy are best served balanced with water at a 1:16 ratio or 1:2 for our espresso fans.

Grind

The longer the coffee and water are in contact, the courser your grind.

At-Home Brew Guide

Live easy, brew expertly. There are a few simple basics to keep in mind, no matter how you are brewing goodboybob coffee — be it with a drip coffee maker, Chemex, French Press or single cup v60.

Brew Strength

The amount of coffee you use in each brew is one of the factors determining how strong your coffee will be. By following a simple recipe, you’ll brew delicious coffee each and every time. For filter brews (including your electric coffee maker and pour-over recipes), we recommend 2 tablespoons of ground coffee for every 8 ounces of water. If you want your coffee stronger, simply use more coffee. For a weaker cup, use less coffee.

Water

Good quality water is extremely important for brewing great coffee. A cup of filter coffee is nearly 98.5% water! Start with clean, filtered water.

Espresso

Espresso is a unique brew method. By incorporating pressure, espresso machines make a much more concentrated beverage from a small amount of compacted coffee. Generally, espresso will require a fine grind, placed into a portafilter and tamped evenly and firmly. The resulting beverage will measure between 1-2 ounces. 

Grind Setting

Grinding your coffee appropriately for your preferred brew method is an important step. Generally, you would grind finer for a single-cup pour-over, a little coarser for a Chemex or cone filter, coarser still for a basket filter in your coffee brewer, and even coarser for a French Press. In general, if you find your coffee is taking too long to brew and tastes bitter and too strong, you should grind a little coarser. If it’s brewing too fast and tastes thin and weak, you can try grinding a little finer. With the grind setting you should experiment until you land on a grind that works for you and your brewer.