PSA: Chemex filters vs Melitta #6

If you use a Chemex you probably run out of filters at the most inopportune times.

You can use the more widely available Melitta #6 filters in place of Chemex filters (my Chemex coffee maker is a ‘5 cup’ model).  The coffee made with the Melitta filter has more sediment (think French press versus Aeropress) but it yields excellent coffee.

As of writing ~ $3.00 for 40 or ~ 7 cents /filter.

Chemex filter overlaid on Melitta #6.
Melitta filter has flat bottom.  Chemex filter has conical bottom.