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How to Make Pour-Over Coffee: 7 Essential Tools for Pour-Overs

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 5 min read

On the surface, making pour-over coffee seems like a simple way to brew coffee: Hot water meets grounds, and fresh coffee drips into the waiting vessel below. However, there’s more to the technique than meets the eye. Brewing pour-over coffee like the best baristas requires a nuanced understanding of time, temperature, and bean dynamics.