The Aeropress makes its claim that it is in fact a coffee AND espresso maker. This fact can and is argued by coffee purists. Espresso fanatics are quick to point out that while the Aeropress makes a strong, concentrated coffee blend, it is not quite an espresso brew by definition. So what makes coffee a true espresso brew?
How to make the perfect AeroPress?
Is there more caffeine with an AeroPress?
Tests done by an independent researcher showed that the caffeine content of AeroPress brewed coffee is the same as comparable strength coffee brewed using other methods. People often find they enjoy their coffee stronger when it is brewed in an AeroPress because of the lack of bitterness, so that would result in more caffeine per cup.
How do we use the AeroPress?
Useful Tricks for Learning How to Use AeropressesUse fresh ground coffee. …Pour a little water over the coffee grounds, just enough to cover the coffee, before you pour the rest of the water. …Use an unbleached filter, provided by Aeropress, or one of their specialty aluminium filters.Use steady, even pressure when pressing the coffee out of the cylinder.No need to press hard. …More items…