Brewology

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ANYONE CAN BREW COFFEE

Anyone can make a great cup of Dilworth Coffee. Just follow the simple steps in our brew guides. Click a brewing method below to begin your brewology journey.

BREWING BASICS

Use 1g coffee for every 17g water
Grind fresh coffee just before brewing
Use fresh, clean filtered water
Heat water to 195-205F
Rinse + preheat filters and brewers
Always use a timer and a scale
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MANUAL COFFEE DRIPPER

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STAFF FAVORITE BREW METHODS

Favorite Brew Methods: BeeHouse Dripper

Favorite Brew Methods: BeeHouse Dripper

When it comes to great coffee, Lane Mitchell knows that ground size, brew method, filter quality and water quality are just as important as the bean and roast level. She works with Dilworth Coffee trainers at the company’s Raleigh, North Carolina, headquarters to help communicate proper brewing techniques for each of the coffees we sell. A coffee lover, Lane is…

Favorite Brew Methods: Chemex

Favorite Brew Methods: Chemex

Making coffee is all about extracting flavor from grounds. It sounds simple but every coffee-lover has a different favorite method for achieving the same result. Some enjoy the process and ritual involved with making a cup of coffee while others just prefer the ease of automatic drip. Brad Kirby, Director of Coffee at our Raleigh roasting facility, prefers brewing coffee…

Favorite Brew Methods: Kalita Wave

Favorite Brew Methods: Kalita Wave

Brady Butler, our expert in Charlotte, knows a thing about brewing a great cup of coffee. As a lead instructor for the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) and member of the SCA’s Brew Crew, he and his team are responsible for exploring, testing and publishing proper brew standards for professional baristas around the globe. Brady’s current favorite manual brew method is…

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DILWORTH COFFEE BREWOLOGY CHART

Brew MethodFinished CoffeeGround CoffeeWater @195-205FTime
Chemex530g/18oz36g/Medium-Coarse600g/21oz4-5 minutes
Manual Dripper270g/9oz19g/Medium Fine300g/10.5oz3-3:30 minutes
Steep & Release350g/12oz24g/Medium400g/14oz4 minutes
French Press350g/12oz24g/Medium-Coarse400g/14oz4 minutes
Aeropress220g/8oz15g/Medium250g/9oz1:45 minutes

BREWING BASICS

Use 1g coffee for every 17g water
Grind fresh coffee just before brewing
Use fresh, clean filtered water
Heat water to 195-200F
Rinse + preheat filters and brewers
Always use a timer and a scale