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Attikan Estate + French Press

Dark Chocolate, Figs, Roasted Almond

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Roast Level

medium dark


medium high



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Item Contents

  • One Coffee Packet
  • One French Press 600ml

Product Details


1200 - 1650m




Biligiri Hills



Attikan Estate's arabica coffee comes from the Biligiriranga Hills in Karnataka and is one of most popular coffees. Sweet with fruity overtones and balanced acidity, this is the darkest of our standard medium roasts and recommended for espresso lovers. It is a versatile coffee that also works for manual brewing such as Moka Pot, South Indian Filter and Aeropress.

Located to the south of Mysore, the Biligiriranga Hills, or ‘white hills’ are named after the mist that hangs over the region. At 1650 metres, it is amongst the highest coffee growing regions in India and grows Selection 9, Selection 795, Cauvery and Kent varieties of Arabica, along with Silver Oaks, citrus, and fig trees.

Tasting Notes: Dark Chocolate, Figs, Roasted Almond

Roast Level: Medium Dark


About Attikan Estate

Located to the south of Mysore, Karnataka, the Biligiri Ranjan Hills, or “white hills”, are named after the mist that hangs over this region. High up in the hills lies an isolated spot, where Attikan Estate is found. The Biligiri hills altitude, which reaches up to 1650 metres above sea level, makes this estate one of the highest coffee growing areas in India and an ideal environment to grow Arabica. Selection 9, selection 795, Cauvery and Kents are grown in the neatly organized fields that make up this estate. Large Silver Oaks, Figs, and Citrus trees make this estate shade friendly and home to wildlife such as a variety of bird species, elephants, and bison.


Brewing Guides

French Press

20g Coffee Amount
95°C Water Temperature
4:00 Min Brew Time
210ml Water Volume
Very Coarse Grind Size

Brewing Method

  • Add coffee, pour 100ml of water and stir vigorously for a few seconds.
  • At 40 seconds, pour another 100ml of water and stir a few more times.
  • Cover with lid and at 3:50 min, slowly plunge.
  • Pour in to your cup immediately after plunging to avoid over extracting the coffee.

South Indian Filter

20g Coffee Amount
98°C Water Temperature
10-15 Mins Brew Time
100ml Water Volume
Medium Fine (South Indian Filter) Grind Size

Brewing Method

  • Add coffee into top chamber.
  • Lightly press 3 times with plunger to level and compact slightly.
  • Pour 100ml hot water over top, place lid and let it drip through over 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Take the decoction and add milk, sugar or more hot water to your taste preference.

Moka Pot

13g Coffee Amount
40-50°C Water Temperature
2-3 Min Brew Time
100ml Water Volume
Medium Fine (Moka Pot) Grind Size

Brewing Method

  • Place water that is lightly heated in the lower chamber and fill filter with coffee.
  • Screw on top and place on stove on high heat.
  • Remove from stove once you hear a hissing sound.

Inverted Aeropress

18g Coffee Amount
92°C Water Temperature
2:00 Min Brew Time
220ml Water Volume
Medium Coarse (Inverted Aeropress) Grind Size

Brewing Method

  • Using the normal method, place the Aeropress over cup.
  • Add coffee, start timer and pour 150ml water.
  • Stir around 10 times and wait 30 seconds to bloom.
  • Add another 70ml water to reach a total of 220ml.
  • Wait till 2 minutes total brew time and then plunge slowly for 30 seconds.

Cold Brew

100g Coffee Amount
Room Water Temperature
18 Hours Brew Time
1L Water Volume
Coarse (Cold brew) Grind Size

Brewing Method

  • Add coffee and filtered cold water in 1.5L vessel.
  • Stir so all grounds are wet.
  • Cover with a lid or cling wrap and leave on counter top at room temp.
  • After 18 hours, stir grounds and filter through muslin cloth or cold brew filter.
  • Store in fridge for up to 4 days.


16g Coffee Amount
93°C Water Temperature
4:00 Min Brew Time
250ml Water Volume
Medium (Pourover) Grind Size

Brewing Method

  • Rinse filter paper with hot water to pre-heat cone.
  • Add coffee, start timer and pour 75ml of water.
  • Stir a few times and bloom for 30 seconds.
  • Slowly pour 75ml more water.
  • At 1:00 total brew time, pour another 100ml of water and allow the coffee to drip through.
  • Aim for a total brew time of around 4:00 minutes.


14g Coffee Amount
94°C Water Temperature
3:30 Min Brew Time
130ml Water Volume
Very Coarse (Channi) Grind Size

Brewing Method

  • Add coffee to vessel and start timer.
  • Pour water off the boil and stir for 10 seconds.
  • Cover the vessel and allow the coffee to brew for 3:30 minutes.
  • Pour through channi and top up with hot water or hot milk to your taste.

Home Espresso

15g Coffee Amount
88-95°C (pre-set machine) Water Temperature
30 Seconds Brew Time
55ml Water Volume
Fine (Home Espresso) Grind Size

Brewing Method

  • Add cold water to your machine.
  • Place ground coffee in your basket, and very lightly press and flatten out the grinds with your tamper.
  • Insert handle into the machine and turn on to make espresso.
  • Start timer and stop machine a 2-3 seconds before recommended brew time as coffee will continue to drip through.
  • If you are using scales the shot should weigh between the suggested range.
  • Add steamed milk or hot water to taste.

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