A good cup of coffee within the morning can set the mood for your whole day. But when the coffee shops are closed, counting on a barista to serve your daily cup might not be an option for you. If that is the case, you would possibly be looking to brew an honest cup yourself. And, counting on the quantity of coffee you drink each day , it could also prevent some cash. And with these nine simple rules, you will be ready to make your own perfect cup of coffee every morning, right in your house .
It’s easier than you think–simple things like storing your beans correctly and using the simplest filters will prevent unwanted bitterness or off-flavors from your cup. Whether your morning coffee is formed from estate-grown beans and an elaborate brew process otherwise you sort of a supermarket blend with a coffee maker, follow these basic rules for a delicious, satisfying cup of coffee–every single time.
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How to Make Coffee?
There are three common brewing methods for coffee at home. The long-status favorite has been a conventional drip-coffee machine, however, pour-over coffee at home is becoming increasingly more popular, and the French press is an easy favorite as well. Find out the best way to make coffee with all 3 strategies & with those smooth steps.
Before you get started, you should know that weighing your ground coffee yields better results than using measuring cups, measuring spoons or coffee scoops to measure your coffee. A digital kitchen scale is very handy–we’ve provided the measurements by weight for accuracy, but we also provided the measuring-spoon equivalents. That said, as a general rule, we recommend about 15 grams (1 tablespoon) of ground coffee per 8-ounce cup of coffee. For 4 cups of coffee, that’s about 60 grams (4 tablespoons) of ground coffee.
A Delicious Best Way To Make Coffee
Pour-over coffee has become extremely popular, and there are good reasons for that. If you haven’t tried it out yet, I highly suggest getting a cheap plastic V60 so that you can join the club.
Step-1: bring cold water to a boil in a kettle.
Step-2: If using whole beans, grind the beans to a uniform consistency similar to granulated table salt.
Step-3: Meanwhile, put a filter in the brewer and rinse with hot water. This filters the papery residue at the clear-out and warms up the brewer, preserving your coffee warm for longer. And discard the water used for rinsing.
Step-4: Add the grounds to the filter, making sure the surface is level. When the water is between 195°F and 205°F (about a minute after removal from the heat), slowly and steadily pour simply sufficient water over the grounds to saturate them completely, beginning from the center and operating your manner outward. Stop pouring earlier than the coffee starts to drip through.
Step-5: This is called the “bloom” pour, which allows the coffee to de-gas.
Step-6: Slowly pour in the remaining water, keeping the water in the dripper between half and three-quarters full.
It should take 3 to 4 minutes and carefully remove the filter, then serve and enjoy it.
Great flavor. Lots of clarity and aftertaste.
Standard equipment, easy to use, and clean.
If you’re brewing coffee for more than 2-3 people at the same time, pour-over is not ideal. Also, not that great for the milk crowd
The French Press is one of those classic brewing devices that everybody must own sooner or later. It’s cheap and straightforward, yet still exuberates some sort of European Old World charm.
I have mixed feelings about the French press. On the one hand, I love that it’s a no-frills brewing device that doesn’t claim to be more than it is.
On the other hand, it’s infrequent that people know how to brew with this device. Often it hasn’t been adequately cleaned, which adds some flavor taints to an already underwhelming cup.
If you want to make good French press coffee, it is technically possible. Be meticulous with the cleaning, and pay attention to grind size and turbulence, and you’re already half the way.
With the French press, you want a robust and full-bodied cup of coffee, without getting any sediment into your cup. It’s a balancing act that can be difficult.
However, if you love a thick cuppa Joe with a real caffeine punch, then this is one of the best ways to achieve it.
The French press relies on a mesh filtration-screen, which allows a lot of lipids to enter the cup. This makes it less vibrant and clean flavor-wise, but you do get more of that oomph that so many people crave.
Step-1: First, bring water to a boil in a kettle.
Step-2: If using whole beans, grind the beans to a consistency similar to breadcrumbs (coarser than you’d want for pour-over). The grounds should be uniform in size, without a lot of fine grit. Add the grounds to the French press.
Step-3: When the water is between 195°F and 205°F (about a minute after removal from the heat), add it to the French press and stir it vigorously into the grounds. The brew time is about 4 minutes, then slowly plunge the press, separating the grounds from the coffee.
Step-4: Serve and enjoy. Note: if you’re not planning on drinking the coffee immediately, do not leave it in the French press, as it will continue to sit on the grounds and become bitter. Instead, pour the coffee into a carafe to enjoy later.
You also get the convenience of being able to brew relatively big batches at the same time. The biggest models typically have a capacity of around 12 cups, which translates to 51 ounces/1,5 liters.
Rustic, strong coffee with an oomph. Big batches. Cheap and straightforward.
Difficult to clean compared to other coffee makers. Remember that you should also dismantle the mesh screen and clean it with every use. The flavor profile tends to be muddier and less nuanced compared to paper filtered coffees.
This one doesn’t need much of an introduction since it’s your classic drip coffee maker from your childhood.
The good things about this class of coffee brewers are apparent: You can brew big batches without being involved in every little step of the process. Just add water and grounds; then press a button.
If you like the convenience and typically brew vast quantities of coffee at the same time, then look no further.
Compared to the French press, you get a taste that is a bit more refined and subtle due to the paper filtration.
Drip coffee makers aren’t as exciting and sexy as the manual pour over coffee makers, but many of the same principles and techniques also hold true with an electric coffee machine.
If you use pre-rinsed bleached filters, soft water, and high-quality beans, there is nothing to hinder you from getting a tasty cup.
If you want to be fancy, you can even get a machine that has a preinfusion step to help the extraction.
Step-1: If using whole beans, grind the beans to a uniform consistency similar to regular table salt. Transfer the grounds into a filter-lined filter basket, then place it in the drip machine. Swivel the water spout over the center of the grounds.
Step-2: Pour clean water into the back of the machine (not over the grounds) and press the on button.
Step-3: Turn off the machine as soon as the coffee is done brewing (it will stop bubbling) to avoid a burnt taste. Be sure to clean your machine once a month by filtering through a mixture of water and vinegar, which removes any built-up residue.
Big volume, not too demanding. Classic flavor profile.
Unsexy and slightly dull. Quality-wise, a step down from manual pour-over. Cleaning and descaling are also way more important than most people assume.
Q: What are the best methods for brewing coffee?
Ans: Pour-over coffee and espresso are the two most popular methods among coffee aficionados at the moment. However, in terms of convenience, I don’t recommend espresso making at home because it’s so difficult and time-consuming.
Q: How can I make coffee taste better at home?
Ans: Here are some tips: Clean the coffee machine and do a test run. Try using cold water and check the temperature, Next, try using filtered water. Make sure the beans are fresh and store them properly. Lastly, try other coffee beans.
Q: Is Aeropress better than the French press?
Ans: In some ways , an AeroPress is more almost like an espresso machine because it relies on pressure to extract flavor whereas a French press doesn’t. Fine grounds sought to be utilized with an AeroPress for the best outcome. In my opinion, it’s a better and more modern way or brewing compared to the French press.