[Homeroast] how many scoops per cup?

Greg Hollrigel ghollrigel at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 15:49:00 CST 2010


I use 2 Aeropress scoops for about 12 oz of water for my CCD and other drip
methods, which I compute to be about 11g per 6 oz water.

For my wife, she gets 1 Aeropress scoop for 10-12 oz of water.

Greg

On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 1:27 PM, Andy Thomas <adt0611 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Michael B,
>
> My default dose is one level scoop (which holds about 8 g., about 2Tb -- I
> think) for every 5oz water. Then I adjust slightly the next time, if
> necessary.
>
>
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: michael brown <disracer at msn.com>
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Sent: Tue, February 2, 2010 12:06:16 PM
> Subject: [Homeroast] how many scoops per cup?
>
>
> Okay i have to tell on myself here.  It's been so long since i've made
> "regular" drip coffee that i couldn't remember how many scoops per cup
> to make.  Seems like i remembered one scoop per two cups (scoops being
> tablespoons).  I did that and tasted nothing, tasted like hot water.  I
> tried another coffee, same thing.  Tried a third, same thing.  I've
> been pulling shots for so long, and CCD's that i thought i aughta try
> it as a drip.  Well it freaked me out.  These were left over coffees of
> coffees that i had already sold to friends and such.  I'm thinking,
> "there's something VERY wrong."
>
>
>
> I finally got up to 4scoops for 2cups before i could really taste the
> coffee.  that still seems like an incredible amount, so i'm going to
> ask the stupid question, or better yet, i'll mask it as a poll
> question:  What's your scoop to cup ratio?  I'm still on the fence
> about whether or not i should be freaking out.  Still doesn't quite sit
> right with me.  Although the shots are great!  and the CCD's have been
> good, this just doesn't seem right.
>
>
>
> By the way, these were various coffees; Brazil taken 30sec into 2C,
> Sumatra about 30sec into 2C, and Guat just a few snaps into second.
>
>
>
> Michael B
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