What to do if Your Coffee Tastes Sour

Have you recently taken a sip of coffee only to find out that it tastes sour? Coffee can have many different attributes and flavors, but sour isn’t necessarily one that is desired. A great-tasting cup of coffee usually has a balance of different flavors and qualities that complement one another. Sour-tasting coffee …

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What is the Ideal Temperature for Coffee?

When attempting to create the perfect cup of coffee, many factors come into play: coffee beans, grind size, brew method, and coffee-to-water ratio, to name a few. Another detail to consider is the ideal temperature for serving coffee.  The ideal temperature for drinking coffee is around 120 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. When brewing …

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Why Do People Put Salt in Their Coffee?

You’re likely familiar with adding sugar, milk, creamer, and even honey to a cup of black coffee. These all seem ordinary and commonplace to do. You’ve recently heard of adding salt to coffee, which seems odd. Why do people do this? People add salt to their coffee to neutralize any bitterness. Adding …

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How Does the Strong Button Work on a Keurig?

If you own one of the higher-end models of a Keurig, you’ll likely notice a new “strong” button on it. If you press this button when brewing your cup of coffee, your cup will come out stronger than if you didn’t push it. But how exactly does this button magically make your …

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8 Things to do With Coffee Grounds

You brew a cup of coffee every morning and possibly afternoon and throw away your used coffee grounds. Is there is better to get rid of or reuse these grounds? In fact, there are 8 things you can do with them that will enhance your beauty, garden, cleaning routine, and more. 8 …

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How to Know if Your Coffee is Under or Over-Extracted?

You try your best daily to brew that perfect cup of coffee, striving for just the right amount of sweetness, acidity, boldness, and flavor. Simply put, you want a balanced cup of coffee. Well, understanding more about coffee extraction will help you achieve your goal. First, we need to answer the question, …

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