Aeropress is my go-to brew method for camping. It's a compact setup with minimal waste, so it's easy to pack out with you. My partner and I brought ours for a week-long camping adventure in Iceland and were able to enjoy consistently delicious coffee every morning of our trip.

Amanda, Creative director, Durham

Amanda, Creative director, Durham

Gather your supplies

We use a 1:11 coffee-to-water ratio; our recipe makes one, 7 oz cup of coffee.

  • 18 grams of fresh-roasted, whole-bean coffee
  • 200 grams of filtered hot water (200 F)
  • AeroPress kit
  • Gram scale
  • Grinder (we recommend burr grinders)
  • Kettle
  • Timer
  • Coffee mug

Grind Size


Rinse Filter

Place filter in cap of AeroPress and rinse with hot water, do not screw onto brew chamber yet.


Grind Coffee

Weigh 18 grams of coffee and grind on medium-fine setting, slightly finer than a pour-over.


Prep Brewer

With AeroPress upside down, insert plunger ~1 cm into brewing chamber, creating a tight seal.


Add Grounds

Add coffee to brew chamber through funnel and shake to level grounds.


Brew Coffee

Start timer and add 200g water.


Saturate Grounds

Stir with the paddle to saturate all coffee grounds and screw filter cap onto brewing chamber.


Steep Grounds

Steep until 1:30.


Flip + Press

Carefully flip AeroPress onto mug and gently press plunger for ~15 seconds, stopping when you hear it “hiss."



Serve and enjoy! 🤗

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