- Fill percolator w/ desired amount of water. Do NOT overfill pot. Water level must be below the basket.
- Fill basket with coffee.
- Insert basket, close lid, and heat.
- When coffee is seen "perking" in clear knob, watch carefully and remove from heat as soon as "perking" stops. Do not allow coffee to "perk" more than 3 mins.
Do not overfill percolator - do not allow percolator to dry boil. If percolator overflows, turn stove off and allow percolator and its contents to cool before handling.
3-cup: 6"H, 1 lb. Makes about two 8oz cups (16 fl oz).*
6-cup: 5-1/4"H, 1-1/4 lb. Makes about 3-1/2 8 oz cups (28 fl oz).*
9-cup: 7-1/2"H, 2 lb. Makes about six 8 oz cups (48 fl oz).*
12-cup: 8-1/2"H, 2-1/4 lb. Makes about eight 8oz cups (64 fl oz).*
*Everyone measures a cup of coffee differently. We included how many 8 oz cups of coffee the percolator will make.