3rd Place Evgeni Pinchukov Belarus - Photo by Abi Varney

Evgeni Pinchukov, Belarus

3rd Place: 2018 World AeroPress Championship

Coffee: Mugaya AA
Origin: Kirinyaga, Kenya
Roaster: Single O
Importer: Cafe Imports

Brewer Position: Upright
Filter: 2 paper filters
Preparation: Rinsed with hot water

Coffee weight: 15g
Grinder: Comandante Hand Grinder
Grind size: [fine] 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [coarse]

Water weight: 230g
Type of water: Filtered water by Brita
Temperature: 80℃

  1. Start your timer

  2. Add coffee and 50g of water into chamber and let it bloom.

  3. Stir and then wait for 30 sec.

  4. Add 180g of water into chamber.

  5. Wait until timer is at 1 min 5 sec, then stir.

  6. Replace plunger on top of the chamber and start pressing.

  7. Press until the coffee grounds in the chamber is just visible above the water line and stop.