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Got any Burning Questions about COFFEE!? Answered

Post em' here, and I will make one for ya!
They will be entered into the new group, Cup of Joe
https://www.instructables.com/group/Coffee/

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LinuxH4x0r

10 years ago

Any recipes for coffee, but as a dry food? (desserts, etc)

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bikerbob2005

10 years ago

I like strong coffee yet most beans in the store are dark roast and they taste burnt that I do not like.any tips on this? just coffee if I wanted sugar and milk I would have gotten an icecream.

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iMacbikerbob2005

Reply 10 years ago

It must likely isnt the coffee.. How are you making your coffee French Press, Percolator, ect? If your coffee tastes bitter, it may be overextracted, or ground too fine. On the other hand, if your coffee tastes flat, it may be underextracted, meaning that your grind is too coarse Here are a few things you should keep in mind... Dont boil your coffee, brew your coffee at around 197F to 204F degrees (Water boils at around 212F) Let your coffee brew for about 4-6 minutes Dont reuse your grounds, or reheat your coffee Because the coffee beverage is 98.5 - 98.85% water, good quality drinking water is necessary for a good cup of coffee. If water is not pleasant to drink, it should not be used to make coffee. Use cold, fresh water for brewing. Never use softened water. Sodium ions in softened water form a gelatinous mass around the coffee grounds, slowing down the extraction process and causing over-extraction. Less water will usually yield a stronger flavored beverage, while more water will produce a weaker beverage with less flavor. The recommended formula is 14 ounces to 20 ounces of fresh cold water to one ounce of freshly ground coffee. Hope this helps!