Kalita Wave Brew Guide- Pour Over Method

Brewing is the final step in our coffee's Farm to Cup journey! Start with the finest and freshest Grand Parade coffee. The Pour over method is easy to master and brews aromatic and delicate coffees. Try the Beehouse or Kalita Wave drippers for smaller, calibrated batches, or the forgiving Chemex for a larger pot of coffee. Following our simple step by step instructions and brew your most delicious cup of coffee.



Recommended: 1 : 15 coffee to water ratio for optimal extraction. Adjust to taste and coffee typ

Brew Time: 3-4 Mins  

What You'II Need:
  • 25 grams of fresh-roasted coffee
  • 375 grams of water
  • Scale
  • Kalita Wave Dripper and Filter
  • Kettle [ preferable a goose neck kettle ]
  • Grinder | preferable a burr grinder |



  • Fill Kettle and set to boil
  • Weigh & grind coffee to sea salt-like coarseness

  • Place filter in Kalita Wave dripper

  • Rinse filter with warm water to prevent paper taste

  • Discard water after rinsing filter 


  • Place cup / carafe on scale - tare to zero

  • Add ground coffee - flatten bed for even pour

  • Start timer - gently pour about 50g of water over coffee

  • Pour in circular motion at center of coffee bed                                               




  • In approx. 60 seconds, coffee begins to “bloom” & de-gas

  • Allow 40–55 secs for solid bloom - ensures even saturation

  • Add water in stages - about 100g-150g at a time

  • Stop when you reach the desired final brew weight