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Pour Over Tips - Tip #5: Pull Anchors Up to Remove

September 18, 2020 | By Kuju Coffee | Coffee, Pour Over Tips

New to pour over? Ever have problems with your pour over? Then this short series of articles is for you. We'll be going over some of our best quick tips to help you take our single-serve pour overs and confidently brew incredible cups of coffee consistently wherever you wander. So grab yourself some pour overs and let's get brewing.

Tip #5:

Pull Anchors Up to Remove After Brewing

 

   

Why does this matter?

Congratulations. You've anchored the filter to your mug and performed a beautiful pour to brew a fresh cup of Kuju Coffee. Now the only thing standing in between you and your coffee is the filter. But what's the best way to remove it without burning yourself? This tip matters because it makes removing the filter after brewing easier, cleaner and all around more elegant. If you're doing it for the gram, then this tip will help you look like a pro when you capture your next #KujuMoment.

How do you do this?

Often times we see people removing the filter by lifting from the top of the anchors. This works fine, but pulling from the bottom is much easier. After brewing, grab the bottom of the anchors and pull the upward until they come together toward the top. This will create a small bag to hold onto while also closing the filter slightly shut to prevent grounds from coming out. Let the excess liquid drip out and pull the filter away from the cup.

How will this make my Kuju Coffee better?

In terms of making the coffee itself better, this method will prevent grounds from spilling into your coffee when removing the filter. So you'll have a cleaner cup of coffee. However, the real benefit is that it will make your overall experience better. You don't have to worry about accidentally burning yourself and this method also helps reduce the potential mess, so you can rest easy and enjoy your coffee.

Try out this quick tip

If you want to put this quick tip to the test, grab a few pour overs, make yourself a cup of coffee and let us know how it was! If you're looking for a more in-depth explanation on how to make single-serve pour over, check out this video on The Kuju Journal.

 

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