Grind Guide: How To Grind Coffee for Each Brew Method - Allegro Coffee

Grind Guide: How To Grind Coffee for Each Brew Method

Posted In: All Posts, Brewing Tips



Having the proper grind size can have a big impact on how your coffee tastes. If it’s too coarse or too fine, you can end up with an over or under extracted cup. Use our grind guide to make sure you get the grind right every time, we’ve included a visual comparison to help! Need a grinder? We love the Baratza Encore or the Porlex Mini Hand Grinder.

Grind Guide

French Press – coarse (size of polenta)

Cold Brew – coarse (size of celery seed)

Hario V60 – fine (size of ground black pepper)

Aeropress – fine (size of ground black pepper)

Chemex – coarse (size of polenta)



More Articles

Death Cream at Home

If you've been to our Flagship Roastery on Tennyson St. in Denver, you've likely tried, or at least heard of, our famous Death Cream. Served in the cafe, it's a delicious combo of our Death Cream mixture and espresso to make an indulgent 4oz cortado-sized drink. At home, you can...

Learn More

Brewing Tips

How To Make Cold Brew Coffee

How to Make Cold Brew Coffee Around here, we drink cold brew all year long. It's one of the easiest brew methods, makes several servings, and it's ready to go in the morning. If you're wondering how to make cold brew coffee, our easy brew tutorial breaks down the steps...

Learn More

Brewing Tips

Brewing Guides to Make the Perfect Cup of...

Five Brewing Guides to Make the Perfect Cup of Coffee at Home From the familiar French Press to the small yet mighty Aeropress, here's our brewing guides to getting the best out of each method. Each guide will give you the recommended gear list, the measurements of water and coffee,...

Learn More

Love coffee & tea?



Sign up for our newsletter and get

free standard shipping* on your first online purchase plus exclusive discounts.

*A code for free shipping will be emailed to you.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!