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Iced AeroPress Flash Brew Recipe

Andrew Pautler

Iced AeroPress by Alexander Mills

As much as I love cold brew coffee, flash brew coffee (a brewing technique when you chill the coffee immediately upon brewing by brewing over ice always has a leg up for me). It does a much better job capturing the aromatics and complex flavor notes in a coffee better than the long, slow brew of cold brewing. One of my favorite iced coffee recipes is this easy and effective iced AeroPress recipe from Alexander Mills. Alex does a great job of making coffee information very accessible and I love his website and Instagram feed.

Iced AeroPress by Alexander Mills

Iced Aeropress Recipe

Alexander Mills
An easy flash brew recipe to make iced coffee using the AeroPress brewer.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Brew Time 3 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving



  • 20 grams coffee ground medium fine
  • 150 grams ice preferably large cubes
  • 150 grams 210°F (99°C) water


  • Gently add 150 grams ice to carafe
  • Bloom coffee with 50 grams water and stir aggressively
  • Add 100 grams water
  • Add two filters to cap & add cap to AeroPress
  • Flip AeroPress & gently press down for 30 seconds
  • Swirl it & serve it, baby


  • The recipe can easily scale up and down. Keep a 1:15 water ratio and split half the water weight between ice and water.
  • The double filters helps improve the clarity in the cup, but isn’t essential.
Keyword aeropress, iced coffee
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