What You’ll Need for V60 Method

Recommendations IN Brewing KOPI LUWAK COFFEE with V60 Method

Grind your civet coffee beans while the water is heating. Grind it about as coarse as sea salt.


If you’re a fan of Kopi Luwak coffee that has an acidic and brighter taste, you will love the V60 brewing method. On the other hand, it scores low for strong-tasting civet coffee. Throughout the brewing process, the coffee filter might absorb the coffee beans’ natural oil content and flavor, which degrades the taste of your coffee. Other than that, Linda (2022) stated that ground coffee might let out natural acid content due to long exposure to high-temperature water in a significant time. For this reason, V60 Kopi Luwak coffee tastes acidic and has a milder coffee body. V60 brewing method is a cost-effective method to brew a perfect cup of Kopi Luwak coffee. The prices of V60 coffee drippers mostly fall somewhere between the $10 to $70 range. V60 coffee filters itself cost only around $6 to $30 per pack. Therefore, feel free to stay within your budget by choosing the equipment that suits your preferences.  In fact, the equipment’s material is highly possible to impact the final taste of your coffee. So, it is wise to pay more attention to this factor in finding your perfect fit.


V60 brewing method is a perfect fit for a clean-tasting, lighter-bodied, and flavorful civet coffee. In brewing with this method, you also get an oily-free and less grainy texture as the outcome. However, it might be a little bit challenging for a beginner coffee maker as the way you pour plays a significant role in the final taste of the civet coffee. If you are not trained, the taste of your civet coffee might be impacted when brewing with the V60 method.

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Step 1

Chemex Coffee Brewing Guide

Take your Kleanbrew filter and put it in the V60.

Step 2


Next, pour about ½ of the hot water over all the inner parts of the porcelain. The water will also heat your cup.

Step 3


Let the rest of the water sit in the kettle until it’s about 200 degrees Fahrenheit (93.3 degrees Celsius). Afterward, empty your cup and prepare to brew. Now, pour the ground civet cat coffee into the filter and shake it slightly, that should flatten the coffee to allow a more even pour.

Step 4


Afterward, pour twice the amount of water (compared to the coffee) into the grounds’ center.

If you have 25 grams of Luwak coffee, pour 50 grams of water.

Step 5

Brewing civet coffee with V60 method

Work your way outwards gently. Avoid pouring water down the sides of the filter.

The coffee will expand (bloom) after that. Allow it to bloom for about 45 seconds.

Step 6

Brewing civet coffee with V60 method

Continue pouring into the center of the grounds. Pour at a rate that the whole brewing process takes about 2.5 – 3 minutes. Altogether, there should be about 350 grams of water.