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Brew Trouble

Why is my coffee bitter?

almost 2 years ago by Rebecca P.
2 responses

Let's get to the bottom of your bitter coffee problem. Starting from the top [clever], here is a quick checklist for removing the bitter from your morning cup. Stale Coffee Beans How old is your... See full answer
- Ryan F., Chief Coffee Schemer

Why does coffee taste sour?

almost 2 years ago by Gregory V.
2 responses

Let's dig into some possible causes of the sour taste. One common cause is under extracting the coffee during the brewing process. This happens when not enough flavor is taken out of the coffee grounds... See full answer
- Ryan F., Chief Coffee Schemer

Why does coffee taste burnt?

almost 2 years ago by Suni C.
1 response

There are three culprits to the burnt coffee taste so highly prized among gas station cafes: Coffee that's over roasted, or where the roast profile heats up too quickly. While some of us love a... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler

Can coffee go bad?

almost 2 years ago by Jeramy I.
1 response

Yes, yes, and yes. The "staling effect" in coffee is very well understood, but unfortunately that hasn't yet been recognized in the marketing and sale of most coffee in the United States. For a great... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler