0:16 What you need: Chemex, filters, beans, hot water. 0:30 Step 1: Place a rinsed filter in the Chemex. 0:44 Fill filter with ground, fresh coffee. Make a whole in the center. 1:02 Pour hot water, around 200 degrees, into center of coffee to let it bloom for 30 seconds. 1:30 Pour hot water in a ring, starting from the outside. 1:56 Create an island of dry coffee grounds in the center. Save that for last. 2:30 Key goal of brewing with a Chemex: Avoid mudslides. 3:30 Enjoy.