Velo Tandem Aldi Brew Guide

Velo Tandem Ground is most suitable for brewing in a French Press or a V60 pour over brewer. 

Velo Tandem Whole Bean should be ground at home to a coarseness suitable for the method of brewing used. 

Check out our brewing equipment here

French Press

  1. The ratio is 75g/L i.e. ~19g coffee per 250mL cup.
  2. Boil around 250mL fresh water.
  3. Preheat your coffee press with boiling water and discard before adding coffee.
  4. Add your 19g of Velo Tandem coffee (ground to medium-coarse if grinding our Velo Tandem Whole Bean at home) to the press and place on a weighing scales. Be sure to tare the balance.
  5. Pour ~40g of hot water (ideally 94℃) initially to saturate the grounds.
  6. After 30 seconds add the remaining water, allowing it to steep for 3.5 minutes.
  7. Steadily plunge the filter to the bottom.
  8. Enjoy!

Pour-Over method

  1. The ratio of coffee is 60g/L. This is 15g for 250mL i.e. 1 cup. This can be adjusted according to your taste.
  2. Boil fresh water.
  3. Place a paper filter into the brewer and rinse with hot water to preheat the device. Discard that water.
  4. Add your 15g of Velo Tandem coffee to the brewer and place it on top of the cup.
  5. Place this on a scales and begin slowly pouring hot  water (ideally 94℃) to saturate the coffee and let it bloom for 30 seconds.
  6. Slowly pour 50g of water every 30s until a total of 250g is achieved. 
  7. Let all water drip through until the bed of coffee looks dry (that should ideally take 3-4 min)
  8. Remove the brewer from your cup and enjoy!