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Xiaobo Zhang, China

2nd Place: 2018 World AeroPress Championship

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

Brewer Position: Inverted
Filter: Kalita 95mm paper filter
Preparation: Rinsed with cold water

Coffee weight: 31g
Grinder: DM Grind 2 Hand Coffee Grinder
Grind size: [fine] 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [coarse]

Water weight: 220g
Type of water: Filtered water by Brita
Temperature: 80℃

  1. Add 30g of coffee into chamber.

  2. Add 100g of water in 15 sec.

  3. Stir for 15 sec.

  4. Add 70g of water.

  5. Add 1g of very finely ground coffee (like espresso).

  6. Attach filter cap, flip the AeroPress and press for 45 sec.

  7. Top up brew with 50g of water.

  8. Enjoy.