How To Brew the Perfect Hario V60 Pour-Over at Home

What You Need: 

  • Coffee: 22grams, set at medium-fine grind 
  • Water: 400 grams or milliliters at 200°F / 93.5°C for brewing 
  • Additional water at 200°F / 93.5°C for preheating 
  • Filters: #2 size 
  • Decanter 
  • Gram Scale (1 gram = 1 milliliter) 

Brewing time: Between 2:30 and 3 minutes 

Step 1 

Place filter in pour-over brew basket and set on top of decanter. Preheat by pouring hot water through. Discard this water. 

Step 2 

Place the brew basket with filter on a cup, and put everything on the scale. Add the coffee to the filter and then tare the scale. 

Step 3 

Start the timer and pour 50 grams of water over the coffee. Make sure to saturate all the grounds thoroughly. 

Step 4 

Allow to bloom for 30 seconds. 

Step 5 

Continue to slowly pour the remaining 350 grams of hot water over the coffee for the next 2:30 to 3 minutes, keeping the brew basket halfway filled with water during the brew process. 

Step 6 

When all the water has been poured over the grounds and the filter has begun to drip very slowly, remove and discard the filter. 

Step 7

Decant & enjoy!