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Hoffmann fanmade coffee calculator

Quickly calculate brew ratios for delicious coffee based on James Hoffmann's recipes
Iced filter coffee
Liquid size
250
ml
Ground coffee
16.25
g
% of ice
Defaults to 40%, recommended 35–45%
000
40
Ice
100
g
Water · Total to boil
150
ml
Water for bloom
32.5
ml
Breakdown
Before: Prepare decanter with
100
g of ice, rinse paper filter under sink.
0:00 — Bloom with
32.5
ml, wait 45s.
0:45 — Pour
117.5
ml in 30s. — Total:
150
ml
1:15 — Pour
100
ml in 30s. — Total:
250
ml
1:45 — Stir 1x clockwise and 1x counterclockwise, swirl, and let it draw down.
After: Swirl brew in decanter to melt all the ice. Pour onto fresh ice cubes in a glass.
Ultimate V60 (and Chemex)
Liquid size
1000
ml
Ground coffee
60
g
Water for bloom
120
ml
Breakdown
Before: rinse paper filter with hot water.
0:00 — Bloom with
120
ml, wait 45s.
0:45 — Pour
480
ml in 30s. — Total:
600
ml
1:15 — Pour
400
ml in 30s. — Total:
1000
ml
1:45 — Stir 1x clockwise and 1x counterclockwise, swirl, and let it draw down. It will take a lot longer if you’re using the Chemex as opposed to the V60.
Ultimate french press
Liquid size
300
ml
Ground coffee
18
g
Breakdown
00:00 — Combine coffee and water, let sit for 4 minutes.
04:00 — Grab two spoons, stir the crust on top, stuff will begin to fall down, scoop away everything that’s left floating on top. Do nothing for 5+ minutes (recommended activities: read the newspaper, make breakfast).
12:00 ish — Put the plunger right on the surface of the coffee, pour coffee in the cup.
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