Kalita Wave | Brew Guide

Simple and consistent, the Kalita Wave's flat bottom naturally promotes even extraction, making it a great choice for first-time home brewers. The Kalita wave produces a crowd pleasing cup with an incredible balance of sweetness, body and acidity. 

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  1. Fill your kettle with at least 0.5 liters of water and heat to ≈ 205°F

  2. Weigh 25 grams of coffee and grind at a medium setting
  3. Position the brewer, filter, and carafe on the scale
  4. Rinse the filter thoroughly and discard excess water
  5. Add your ground coffee to the brewer, shake to level, and zero out the scale


    1. Start the timer, and pour 75 grams of water over the coffee; begin in the middle, and pour outward in concentric circles
    2. At 0:30, pour until the scale reads 150 grams
    3. At 1:00, pour until the scale reads 225 grams
    4. At 1:30, pour until the scale reads 300 grams
    5. At 2:00, pour until the scale reads 375 grams
    6. Gently lift the brewer and wiggle to level the brew bed
    7. Allow remaining liquid to pass through the brewer
    8. Remove the filter, and serve


    • Brew Ratio - 25g coffee : 375g water
    • Grind Size - Medium
    • Temperature - 205°F
    • Brew Time - 3.5-4 minutes

      Download a Step-by-Step PDF Kalita Brew Guide