How to fix lack of finish in a v60 with very acidic grounds



Why is my V60 coffee sour?

If your coffee tastes sour or salty with a very quick finish, your water might not be hot enough – leave less time after your kettle has boiled before starting to pour it or, if you can, grind your coffee finer.

How do I make my V60 better?

Managing this ratio in your V60 can be simple enough—using more brew water (relative to your coffee dose) will result in coffee with a higher extraction and a weaker strength, while using a smaller volume of water will result in stronger coffee with less overall extraction.

How long should a V60 take?





V60 Pour Over Coffee Ratio, Water Flow and Water Temperature

This covers everything you need to ensure your coffee brewing delivers the optimal taste. Depending on the V60 Dripper size, this should equate to a brew time of 1-3 minutes for 1 cup, or 3-4 minutes for 2 cups.

How does brewing process affect the taste of coffee?

Immersion and pourover brewing each exhibit wildly different flavor profiles due to the way the water comes in contact with the grounds. In pourover brewing, water moves over the coffee, extracting molecules, then passes through a filter. Pourover methods generally produce a “cleaner”-tasting, brighter coffee.

How do you fix acidic coffee?

When your brew recipe results in a sour coffee, increase the amount of water used. Adding more water directly increases the brew time, which results in a more even extraction to produce a cup of coffee with a softer acidity and sweet tasting notes.



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How do I make my v60 sweeter?



Add 70 grams of water (3.5 times the weight of coffee), finish pouring at 00:15. And here you go – the first two pours contribute to the sweetness of the cup, and one long last pour – doesn’t allow the body to become too heavy.

What is the best ratio for V60?

Hario V60 coffee-to-water ratio

We recommend starting with a 1:15 coffee-to-water ratio when brewing pour over coffee. So for every 1 gram of coffee, add 15 grams of water. Experiment from there to find the perfect ratio for you.

Which is better V60 or aeropress?

The V60 produces a delicate, light-bodied, almost tea-like cup, bringing out the nuances of your coffee. Try brewing a single-origin with your V60 — this method with bring out subtle flavours you may have never found before. The Aeropress on the other hand makes heavier cup with strong and robust flavours.