Turn your coffee routine into a 5-10 minute meditation session by making a pour over coffee. This is your chance to disconnect with the digital world and reconnect with nature. Embrace the scent of fresh coffee, dark chocolate, and cinnamon that releases once the steaming hot water makes contact with our coffee grinds. Watch gravity pull the steeping coffee through the filter, down the dripper, until it slowly fills your cup. Follow these easy steps to enjoy the ultimate coffee making experience:
Bring 10 oz of filtered water to a boil on a stove-top kettle, electric kettle, or you can microwave 10 oz of water for 2-3 minutes.
Place filter in dripper. If you're using a NeuRoast Pour Over coffee maker you won't need the filter, as it comes with a reusable stainless steel filter.
Add 2 tablespoons of NeuRoast Classic into the dripper and then place the dripper on top of a cup or carafe. Optional: place the carafe on a digital scale and set to 0 (measuring in grams)
In a slow, steady spiraling motion, pour 30 grams of water over the grinds, starting from the outside and working your way towards the center. As the grinds release CO2, they'll start to "bloom" and rise. If you aren't using a scale, just count to 10-15 seconds while you slowly pour.
Allow the coffee to drain for about 30 seconds and then repeat, this time starting from the center working your way towards the outside in a slow spiraling motion. This time, pour 45 grams of water or count 15-20 seconds. Allow the coffee to drain for 30 seconds.
Repeat the sequence above (45 grams or 15-20 second pour) in the same motion (from the center to the outside), and allow the coffee to drain for another 30 seconds.
Finally, add the remaining water or stop whenever you feel you've reached your perfect cup size and darkness.
The benefits of making pour-over coffee versus k-cups, coffee pods, or traditional coffee makers are in the purity of the finished product. The coffee isn't being brewed in plastic or by the fastest method possible, leaving no time for the grinds to release their flavors to their full potential. By using a pour over you can enjoy a purer, more flavorful cup of coffee. The extra time the grinds spend steeping in hot water allows for a deeper extraction of the flavorful nuances of the grinds and the mushroom extracts. As the adage goes:
You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for.