Aeropress brewing method is a well-priced option for brewing a perfect cup of civet coffee. The Aeropress coffee maker costs around $39.95 to $44.95. At this price, you already get a complete package of Aeropress coffee maker consisting of a plunger, chamber, stirrer, and scoop.
Aeropress brewing method pairs well with dark-roasted coffee beans that reveal bold and smoky flavors. According to McDonnell, K (2023) and Aeropress (n.d.), you can choose this brewing method if you aim to reduce undesired bitterness and improve the final taste of your coffee. Aeropress brewing method helps to balance the coffee flavor and alter the coffee acidity at the same time. So, if you enjoy a full-bodied, less acidic, and amazingly rich-tasting Kopi Luwak coffee, rely on the Aeropress brewing method.
On the other hand, several factors might turn Aeropress-brewed Kopi Luwak coffee to taste bitter, sour, or even weaker than it should. The flavor comes down to coffee grind particle size, water temperature, coffee-to-water ratio, and brew time. So it is crucial to follow all of the ratio guidelines in the steps below.
Put the Artisan Barista Filter in the AeroPress Cap.
Weigh out 15 g coffee. Grind the beans fine, somewhere between Espresso and Pour over.
Pour some of the hot water over the filter in the cap, to preheat the filter.
Put 15 g of ground beans into the Aeropress.
Altogether use 220 g of water. Start with double the weight of water compared to the coffee beans you used (30ml/g for 15 g of coffee). Stir it and wait for 30 seconds. The temperature should be 200 degrees fahrenheit (93.3 degrees celsius).
After 30 seconds add the remaining water (190g/ml). After stirring it again, let it sit for 1 minute.
Afterwards, screw on the cap with the filter.
Then flip the Aeropress carefully. Maker sure no coffee runs out
Then press down the plunger. Afterwards you’ll have a clean cup of Aeropress coffee, full of natural oil which every paper filter would filter out.