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 …

Read more

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, …

Read more

6 Ways to Make Coffee Without a Coffeemaker

You never go a day without using your coffeemaker…until today. Whether it’s broken or you don’t have power, you’re wondering how in the world you’ll enjoy a delectable cup of coffee without the machine. You do have options, but what are they? Here are some handy ways to make coffee sans coffeemaker: …

Read more

What to do if Your Coffee Tastes Like Metal

You wake up from a hopefully good night of rest, and now you need your morning coffee. You take your first sip and notice an unpleasant taste; metal. Why on earth does your coffee taste metallic? There are a handful of possible reasons for this. Coffee can have a metallic taste for …

Read more

The Top 10 Keurig Coffee Mistakes 

Brewing coffee with a Keurig is easy, or so you thought. It turns out you might be guiltier about making some mistakes than you realized. What are the most common Keurig brewing errors? Here are the top 10 Keurig coffee mistakes: You don’t unclog the Keurig  You never de-scale You brew with …

Read more

What to do if Your Coffee Tastes Like Soap

Early morning wakeups call for a piping hot cup of coffee. But if you’re reading this, you are most likely experiencing the unpleasant dilemma of your coffee tasting like soap. A great-tasting cup of coffee will have a balance of different flavors and qualities that complement one another, but soapy certainly isn’t …

Read more

outdoortroop-21 outdoortoop-20