packed in zip-lock bags of 500gm
1. Is your coffee fresh?
Is there anything worse than a stale cup of coffee? If you store a bag of ground coffee for too long, the gases responsible for the best flavour in coffee will eventually escape giving you a tasteless and sometimes bitter cup of coffee.
2. Is your coffee of quality?
As the old saying goes, you get what you pay for, and when it comes to coffee – very often – cheap really means cheap coffee. While a very well priced bag of coffee appears to be attractive to your wallet, this doesn’t mean your taste buds will agree.
3. Are you measuring the correct amount of coffee?
If you want to end up making a truly decent cup of coffee, take the time to measure out the proper amount of coffee for the amount of water you are using.
4. Are you choosing a decent brewing method?
Different brewing methods create different cups of coffee. While a practical & easy way to get a cup of coffee might appear to be the solution, it isn’t necessarily the best way. Experiment with different methods (plunger, French press, etc) and discover the brewing method that pleases you the most.
6. Are you using fridge shocked coffee?
Many people believe that placing the bag of coffee in the fridge is one of the best ways to preserve the freshness. This is DEFINITELY not the case! The freezing process actually dramatically affects the coffee of some of its gases that assist in giving the taste of coffee when brewed. Once the bag of coffee is opened, roll the top part and keep it rolled using a simple peg – while placing the bag of coffee in a cool (away from the sun) & dry place.
7. If your coffee sitting for too long?
The longer a jug or cup of freshly brewed coffee sits, the cooler it gets causing it to become bitter to drink. When you make a cup of coffee, sit down and enjoy it right away and while it is still hot.
8. Are you using the wrong type of cup?
All though it might sound stretched, keep in mind that what you put your coffee in can truly impact the taste. Do not even think of using any other mediums rather than glass or porcelain.
10. Is the quality of your water decent?
Tap water is commonly used when brewing coffee, water that is always treated with chemicals. Have you ever tried to brew coffee using purified or filtered water? You should in order to discover yet another element that could elevate your cup of coffee to a different level all together!
11. Do you thoroughly rinse your filter once the brewing process is finished?
Make sure that after every coffee brewing session, you properly clean your filter, rinsing with plenty water & removing any coffee leftovers from it before you end up using it again.
12. Do you clean your coffee maker?
All though keeping your coffee maker clean is not as important as keeping your coffee maker’s filter clean, it is strongly advisable to maintain a clean coffee making machine at all times. A clean coffee making machine will function better, something that always contributes in end up making a good cup of coffee.