Shuichi Sasaki, Japan

Winner: 2014 World AeroPress Championship

Coffee: 16.5g
Water: 250g soft mineral water @ 78°C
Brewer: Upright
Filter: Paper

  1. Grind coffee at "9.5" on a Malkoenig EK43
  2. Rinse paper filer with warm water
  3. Heat water to 78°C
  4. Add 40g of water
  5. Allow 25 seconds of bloom
  6. Stir five times
  7. Add 210g of water and stir once
  8. Press down very slowly for 75 seconds
  9. Leave 45g of slurry in the AeroPress

Total brew time - 1:40