3rd: Brandon Smith, South Africa (2021)

Set Up:
Brewer Set Up: Inverted
# of Filters: One
Rinsed? Yes, rinse it
Dose: 18.0
Third Wave Water Formula: Formula 4: 50% Classic, 50% Espresso
Grind Setting: 3.3 on the Macap Labo 70D
Water Temp: 88

1 Add coffee: Add 18g coffee to inverted aeropress
2 Pour water: Start timer and pour 140g water within 10 seconds
3 Stir: Stir back to front gently 5 times
4 Allow to brew: Remove lid from kettle and leave kettle off the base
5 Attach filter cap: Attach Filter cap and press out air
6 Flip brewer: At 1:25 flip brewer and give one gentle swirl
7 Press: Press from 1:30 to 2:00, through the hiss
8 Dilute: Dilute with 80g water from open kettle
9 Swirl to cool: Swirl and let stand for 1 minute (till 3:30)
10 Serve: Serve to judges