This brew should have taken about 2:15-2:45 minutes total. Brewed too fast? Try grinding slightly finer next time or pouring slower. Brewed too slow? Try grinding coarser or speeding up your pour.
Measure 285 ml of water, put it in the kettle and bring it to a boil. Measure 3.5 tablespoons of whole beans and grind them to the consistency of raw sugar.
Assemble dripper on top of a mug or receptacle.
Rinse paper filter, discard the rinse water from the receptacle.
Put in ground coffee and level out grinds to flatten the bed of coffee.
Start a timer counting up. Pour about 10 ml of water, just off boil, to coat the coffee bed. Watch it bubble for up to 30 seconds.
Pour the rest of the water continuously until timer reaches 1:30 mins. Try to pour consistently and coat grinds evenly. The colour of the coffee bed should be uniform. Let gravity draw down your coffee, and enjoy!