- BREWING TIPS -
Freshly roasted coffee beans create the best flavor 2 weeks after they are roasted. Purchase the right amount of coffee based on your consumption.
If you are puchasing whole beans, grind only the amount being used and follow the industry recommendation on grind size based on the different types of brewing methods.
Burr grinder is the preferred choice over blade grinder in the coffee industry because it provides more uniform grinds.
To preserve the freshness of your coffee beans, store them in an airtight container at room temperature.
If you cannot consumed within the recommended time period (2 weeks), coffee can be stored in freezer using an airtight container - make sure that it is a true airtight container to prevent freezer burn. It is not recommended by experts to store coffee in the refrigerator because coffee absorbs moistures, ordors, and tastes.
For lighter coffee, use 1 tablespoon per 8 ounces of water.
For stronger coffee, the coffee industry recommends 2 tablespoons per 6 ounces of water.
This is the most common method to brew coffee. Grind coffee beans to medium-fine particles. Add ground coffee to filter. Fill water tank. Press the "auto" button to start the brewing.
Grind coffee beans in the coarsest setting using a burr grinder. Add ground coffee to French press. Heat the water to boiling, then let it cool for 1 minute. Add water to the coffee ground. and stir the brew. Place the lid on top of carafe. Brew for 4 minutes. When timer goes off, press the plunger down to filter the coffee. Align filtering screen with spout. Pour and enjoy!