How much water should I use? Nina Lichtman March 30, 2017 19:51 Updated Follow We recommend using a kitchen scale to weigh your beans, and using a 1:16 ratio of coffee and water. Related articles Can I change my shipping method so that I get my coffee faster? How do I know what type of grinder to use? How does the Tasting Kit work? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.