Filter coffee recipe design

Use this calculator to design a filter coffee recipe. This should not be used for automatic drip brewers that start with cold water in a reservoir (batch brewers).

For brewing anything more than 1 litre, we recommend you invest in an auto-drip maker, and use our batch brew calculator.

 

Design parameters

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Advanced settings

Settings for more advanced users. Leave on default value if unsure.

To make mL of coffee, you will need:


Extraction between 18 to 22% is ideal

Below 18% is under-extracted, and likely to be sour

Over 22% is over-extracted, and likely to be bitter and dry