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BREWING GUIDES

How to Brew Coffee with a Moka Pot

HERO MokaPot

ABOUT THIS GUIDE

If you like your coffee strong, a stovetop moka pot is a simple way to brew a powerful cup of coffee.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Stovetop moka pot
  • Water carafe

WATER TO COFFEE RATIO

  • 1.5
    Tbsp medium ground coffee per 5½ fl oz water (15 g per 160 ml)
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Moka pot brewing guide equipment
Follow the Steps Below
Moka Pot Step 1
STEP 1

Fill the bottom with hot water

Pour boiling water and let it cool for 30 seconds. Stop pouring when the water reaches just below the safety valve.

For this brewing method, use a medium grind, which resembles table salt.

Moka Pot Step 2
STEP 2

Fill the brewing basket to the top with medium coffee grounds

Use 1½ Tbsp of coffee (15 g) for each cup (6 fl oz, 180 ml). Tap gently to even out the grounds.

Moka Pot Step 3
STEP 3

Screw on the top

Make sure the filter and rubber gasket are secure.

Moka Pot Step 4
STEP 4

Heat the moka pot on medium-low heat

When water in the bottom compartment starts to boil, the coffee will drip into the upper section of the pot.

Moka Pot Step 5
STEP 5

Listen closely

You’ll hear a soft bubbling sound when the coffee is ready.

Avoid reheating as it will dull the flavor. If your drip brewer doesn’t have an insulated carafe, you can transfer the coffee to a thermos.

Moka Pot Step 6
STEP 6

Remove from heat & serve

Enjoy your fresh cup of moka pot coffee!

QUICK TIPS

To clean the moka pot, carefully rinse each part with warm water. Let it dry completely before reassembling to avoid rust.

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RECOMMENDED COFFEE

Caffè Verona®

Well-balanced and full-bodied, Caffè Verona® is a storied dark roast with notes of dark cocoa and caramelized sugar.

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