How to Brew Coffee with a Moka Pot

An iconic, classic coffee brewer. Their ability to brew a consistent, full-bodied coffee with minimum effort is one of the reasons why their popularity has remained strong for over 60 years. Here's our easy step-by-step brew guide.


What you'll need

  • Coffee: Predetermined by pot size (fill basket)
  • Water: Predetermined by pot size (fill lower chamber to release valve)
  • Grind size: Medium Fine
  • Temp: 100°C
  • Time: 8 mins



  • Unscrew the top from the bottom 
  • Remove the brew basket, 
  • Add hot water, fill to just below the pressure safety valve 
  • Add ground coffee to the brew basket 
  • Ensure coffee is level, no need to pack it
  • With the basket in place, reassemble the brewer 
  • Leave the lid open, and place pot on heat (low-medium) 
  • Pressure forces water from the lower to the upper chamber 
  • As coffee turns pale and bubbles, remove from the pot from the heat source 
  • Serve coffee

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