Kalita Wave Pour Over Brewing Guide

Brewing is the final step in our coffee's Farm to Cup journey! Start with the finest and freshest Grand Paradé 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.

We recommend a 1:15 coffee to water ratio for the optimal extraction of flavor. Adjust to your taste and type of coffee. * Brew Time : 3-4 Mins  

Grand Parade Coffee brewing guide using a Kalita Wave pour over dripper and glass carafe.

What You'II Need:



Freshly Ground Grand Parade Coffee waiting to bee brewing using a Kalita Wave pour over dripper


Step 2

  •  Fill your kettle and set to boil
  •  Weigh and grind coffee to a sea salt-like coarseness
  • Place paper filter in the Kalita Wave dripper
  • Rinse filter with warm water to prevent any paper taste
  • Discard water after rinsing filter 


Grand Parade Coffee barista pouring over water freshly grounded Kenyan coffee on a Kalit aWave 185 dripper

Step 3
  • Place cup or carafe on scale and tare to zero
  • Add ground coffee to rinsed filter and flatten the bed for an even pour
  • Start timer and gently saturate grounds with about 50 grams of hot water
  • Pour in a circular motion in the center of the coffee bed. In under 60 seconds, the coffee begins to “bloom” and de-gas
  • Allow 40–55 seconds for a solid bloom to ensure even saturation


Pouring freshly brewed Grand Parade Coffee using the Kalita Wave pour over brew method into a ceramic cup


Step 4

  • Add water in stages (around 100g-150g at a time) until you reach the desired final brew weight. Total brew time should be 3–4 minutes.
  • Serve & Enjoy!