How To Make Coffee in a Percolator
A percolator is not the best way to brew coffee,
because you should never use boiling water. But sometimes this
method can be handy.
Time Required: 5
1. Fill urn with
water for the number of cups of coffee you want.
2. Place coffee grounds
in the basket. 1 tbs per cup of water.
3. Fit basket into
the urn and place on stovetop.
4. Heat the water
5. The boiling water
will be forced up through the coffee grounds and the brewed coffee
will accumulate in the urn
6. Watch the coffee
bubble up through the glass dome to measure how dark (strong)
7. Brewing should
take about 5 minutes.
8. Remove the filter
basket with the used grounds and pour.
- Using a percolator is not an ideal method for
- Works well over a campfire.
- Use coarsely ground coffee.