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Brewing

What is the best brewing method for coffee?

almost 2 years ago by David C.
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It doesn't matter how you cut it. Brewing coffee is simply pouring hot water over coffee grounds. However, with the amount brewing methods and techniques available you would think a special degree or certification is... See full answer
- Ryan F., Chief Coffee Schemer

What's the best coffee for a french press?

almost 2 years ago by Marisea K.
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What is Turkish coffee?

almost 2 years ago by Sheila F.
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What's the best coffee maker on the market?

almost 2 years ago by Emily Y.
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One of our roasters has a great way of joking about how much thought, love, technology and innovation goes into the simple act of brewing coffee: "it's just coffee and water, so what could go... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler

What coffee maker do you recommend?

almost 2 years ago by Bean G.
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Here at the Beanery, we almost always brew using a Chemex , as it does a fantastic job of bringing out all of the flavors of both the bean and the roast. It's also fun... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler

What makes pour over coffee better?

almost 2 years ago by Michelle B.
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Coffee brewed as a "pour over" isn't necessarily "better" than coffee brewed in other ways. That said, assuming you have clean water, freshly roasted coffee, and a competent person brewing, pour over methods tend to... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler

How do you make an iced coffee?

almost 2 years ago by Angela H.
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The easiest way to brew iced coffee is to use the so-called "Japanese" method. Use your normal brew method, but make three minor tweaks. First, use half the water you'd normally use. Second, grind the... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler

What's the best coffee for iced coffee?

almost 2 years ago by Nathan H.
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For cold brew and iced coffee, we recommend low-acid, medium roasts, especially those with caramel or chocolate notes. Generally, try to avoid coffees with specific flavor peaks (floral, fruity, or other), as these will stand... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler

Can I use regular coffee in my Keurig coffee maker?

almost 2 years ago by Mark D.
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Quite a few of our customers have found themselves with a Keurig on hand, wanting to up their coffee game and migrate from pre-ground coffee in pre-packaged pods to fresh coffee they've sourced from Bean... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler

What's the best coffee for espresso?

almost 2 years ago by Caitlin J.
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First, to dispel two myths! There's no such thing as an "espresso bean". Not all espresso roasts are super dark. When it comes to making great espresso, it's all about the crema, the frothy white... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler

How do I know if I'm drinking good coffee?

over 1 year ago by E.R. Warren
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For me, there's a minimum threshold for knowing whether I'm drinking "good" coffee. If there's any hint of bitterness, which might be caused from a bean defect, improper roasting, or stale (read old) coffee, we're... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler

Why is my coffee bitter?

almost 2 years ago by Rebecca P.
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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