Can you use espresso roast in AeroPress?
Espresso style coffee will not work with an Aeropress, as it has been roasted too dark and will be overwhelmingly bitter. You want to go for beans that have been light roasted for filter coffee, always aim for speciality beans if you can.
What is the coffee water ratio for AeroPress?
You’ll Need. We use 2.6 grams of coffee per fluid ounce of water when brewing AeroPress, which produces a more concentrated brew than most brewing methods. Our recipe makes about 7 ounces (200 grams) brewed coffee.
Why does my AeroPress coffee taste bitter?
If your coffee tastes bitter you’re probably extracting too much flavour (‘over extracting’). Try grinding your coffee a bit coarser or, if that isn’t an element you can control, start plunging your Aeropress earlier (leaving the grounds in immersion for a shorter time).