How To Brew Syphon

Process Overview

Siphon coffee maker requires effort and a fair degree of caution, but the process of vacuum brewing is so fun and so satisfying. Siphon coffee makers are for true coffee aficionados and the geeks.


TOTAL TIME: ~8 minutes

MAKES: 300 ml


What you'll need

Syphon, Kettle, Grinder, Scale, Coffee, Alcoholic stove, Spoon

Getting Started

Step 1

Measure 30 grams of freshly roasted coffee beans.

Grind coffee to the medium – fine

Step 2

Soak the filter in warm water for 2 minutes. 

Drop the filter into the top chamber and use the chain to properly hook it on at the bottom.Fill the “bulb” or lower chamber up with water to the designated fill line and assemble the syphon (don’t forget to put the lid on the top chamber)

Step 3

Fill the lower chamber up with water to the designated fill line and assemble the syphon.

Put the lid on the top chamber.

Step 4

Slide your Syphon over the heat source.

Using the small wick burner that came with our Syphon, and have filled it with denatured alcohol

Need the wick to be tall enough that the flame touches the bottom of the Syphon.

Step 5

As it heats, the water will start to move up the chain to the second chamber.

When all the water has reached the top, adjust the heat source accordingly.

Step 6

Place the grounds into the chamber and use a bamboo paddle or chopstick to give it a quick, gentle stir, for 30 seconds.


Step 7

Replace the lid and let the coffee steep.

Wait just over 1 minute.

Step 8

The coffee will begin to be pulled back down into the bulb.

Then remove the syphon from the heat source.

This process is complete when the grounds have formed a small mound in the upper chamber.

Step 9

You can now remove the top components and use the bottom carafe to serve your coffee

Step 10

Empty preheated cup and fill with your delicious brew.

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