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Chemex Classic Series Coffeemaker

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Product Description

The Chemex Classic Coffeemaker is the epitome of simplicity--there are no parts to plug in and no settings to program. This inventive coffee preparation features the most chemically correct method for brewing a robust cup of coffee. The Chemex carafe with a wooden collar and tie is constructed from heat-resistant glass and does not absorb odors or chemical residues. It provides a clean extraction for your daily dose of caffeine.

A Note About Coffee & Cups

Let us break it down for you: Although 8 ounces equals a cup in the baking world, a US cup of coffee is measured at 6 ounces and a European cup of coffee is measured at 4.25 ounces. This is why we sometimes list ounces to paint a more accurate picture of capacity. And what do you know--The Chemex instructions measure coffee in 5 ounce cups--go figure!

  • Well Designed - A sophisticated glass and wood design, with a scientific pedigree to boot!
  • High Quality - The iconic one-piece, hourglass shaped vessel is made of high quality, heat resistant glass and ecologically sustainable rubber wood.
  • Low Tech, High Flavor - Incredibly easy to operate, no steep learning curve to master before you create a superior cup of coffee.
  • Fragile - Glass products including this coffee maker require a little extra care to ensure they do not break.
Ease of Use 5
Ease of Care and Maintenance 5
Overall Value for the Money 5
How Does it Compare?

The Chemex Classic Coffeemaker is a brewer and a server in one, not separate like a Hario product.

Tips and Tricks

We suggest trying different filters to see if it effects the flavor.

Additional Information

Model Number 3-Cup: CM-1C | 6-Cup: CM-6A
Width 3-Cup: 3.00 inches | 6-Cup: 5.25 inches
Height 3-Cup: 8.25 inches | 6-Cup: 8.25 inches
Material Glass
Manufacturer Chemex

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I just received my Chemex and I'm trying to calibrate a good starting grind for it with my Rancilio Rocky. Using 50g of coffee and a Chemex filter, roughly what brew duration should I target for 800ml at 200° F? I know tastes vary, but am just trying to create a good baseline for now without expending too many beans. :-)
Eric H on Sep 21, 2014
Chemex Classic Series Coffeemaker
Chemex Classic Series Coffeemaker
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Best Answer: For a Chemex I would probably suggest grinding at around 45 or so on your Rocky. I use 44 grams of coffee and pour about 100 grams of water every 30 seconds for a total of 700 grams of water. The total brewing time should take about 4-5 minutes. Hope this helps!
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Does it come with filters already?
A shopper on Aug 21, 2014
Best Answer: No, the Chemex does not include filters, but they can be purchased separately at the link below:
Reply · Report · Teri KStaff on Aug 21, 2014
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Warranty Information for the Chemex Classic Series Coffeemaker

What it Covers:

Manufacturer's defects for Chemex Classic and Glass-Handles Coffee Makers

Length: 1 Year
Who Supports the Warranty: Chemex
Warranty Contact Information: 800.243.6399
Eligible for SCG Extended Warranty? No

Caring for the Chemex Classic Series Coffeemaker

Hand wash as needed with hot water and soap.

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Worth it!Review by eloise5
As a Chemex user for over 40 years I didn't need convincing to choose Chemex, but I didn't think the 3 cup/16 oz. pot would ever suit me. But I bought one for my older son a couple years ago and he preferred it to his 8-cup Chemex. While in Europe he asked for more filters. I started looking for good deals and saw Seattle Coffee Gear's website. I actually bought another 3-cup coffeemaker for my second son just to get free shipping for the two boxes of filters I was buying. Son #2 loved the small Chemex also. While visiting him I tried it myself one morning when I didn't have time to make my usual 10 or 13 cups, and wow! It was so fast that it was still hot when I was done and it was delicious. My husband loved it too. I quickly ordered one for myself and travel with it now. In a motel you can microwave spring water (I use a Pyrex measuring cup) and brew coffee in the 3-cup pot and have perfect coffee! On our last trip we didn't even take our Keurig out of the car. (Posted on 2/25/2015)

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