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Cold Brew Coffee Ph

Cold Brew Coffee Ph

Do you suffer from acid reflux or heartburn but also adore a good cup of joe? A sizable number of people suffer from sensitive stomachs. There is speculation going around that cold brew coffee is less acidic than hot coffee and this looks like good news for people with sensitive tummies. Cold brew coffee pH:

Keurig Keeps Clogging

Keurig Keeps Clogging

Keurig coffee machines tend to clog because of the calcification or calcium buildup in their inner tubing. It could also be due to stuck coffee grounds that find their way into the puncture needle and the water discharge tubing. Keurig brewers should be cleaned and descaled regularly to prevent clogs and bad-tasting coffee.  These coffee

How To Clean A Drip Coffee Maker Without Vinegar

How To Clean A Drip Coffee Maker Without Vinegar?

Have you always used vinegar to clean your drip coffee maker? Vinegar is commonly used to clean coffee machines because it is effective, affordable and kills molds and bacteria. However, it is acidic and has a very strong and unpleasant odor. In this article, let’s explore other options to clean your drip coffee maker just

How To Keep French Press Coffee Hot

How To Keep French Press Coffee Hot?

Is it always a struggle to keep your French Press coffee hot? Coffee is meant to be enjoyed hot except if you’re a fan of the ice-cold kind. In this article, we try to find out some great hacks on how to keep your coffee hot. How to keep French Press coffee hot? The most

Do Coffee Makers Boil Water

Do Coffee Makers Boil Water?

There is a common presumption that for water to be safe for drinking coffee it has to be boiled. The boiling point of water is at 100 degrees Centigrade or 212 degrees Fahrenheit. Since coffee enthusiasts nowadays rely mostly on coffee makers to have a good cup of joe, it leads one to wonder if

How Much Coffee In A Percolator?

How Much Coffee In A Percolator?

If you appreciate the traditional way of brewing coffee, a percolator will appeal to you the most. It is a type of pot used for brewing coffee and the process involves continually cycling the boiling brew through the coffee grounds with the use of gravity. Brewing coffee with a percolator is a classic and common

How Long Does Coffee Take To Brew

How Long Does Coffee Take To Brew?

It can take from a minute or up to 12 minutes to brew a pot of coffee depending on the kind of coffee maker you are using.  Here is a detailed look at how long does it take to brew coffee based on the type of coffee maker: 1. It takes two to three minutes

Bleach In Keurig

Bleach In Keurig

Can you use bleach in Keurig coffee makers? No, you should not use bleach in Keurig machines or in other coffee makers for that matter. A diluted beach may sound acceptable but it is not recommended since it can still cause significant harm to your health.  Bleach is toxic and corrosive and it could lead

Keurig Tastes Bad After Descaling

Keurig Tastes Bad After Descaling

Your Keurig coffee may taste bad after descaling since there is acidic residue after cleaning with vinegar. The pungent smell can make your coffee taste stale or sour.  What you can do is run a few cycles of water after a descale to flush out the residue and smell. You may also try taking the

Coffee Maker Brewing Slow

Coffee Maker Brewing Slow

A common reason why coffee makers take too long to brew is due to mineral build-up. Water contains calcium and lime that may accumulate and form deposits which delays the water heating process. The buildup of minerals could also cause machine damage and change your coffee’s taste and smell. Coffee granules also contain oil that

How To Make Coffee With An Electric Percolator

How To Make Coffee With An Electric Percolator?

Here are the steps on how to make coffee with an electric percolator: First, clean the electric percolator. Be sure to wash it with hot water and soap before every use. Clean the interior part of the tube with a pipe cleaner or long, thin brush. Also clean the filter basket, percolator lid, basket lid,

Can I Use Purified Drinking Water In My Keurig

Can I Use Purified Drinking Water In My Keurig?

The type and quality of water used for a cup of joe play a vital role in determining its overall flavor. Water makes up almost 98% of coffee and the final taste of coffee relies a lot on the quality of water that you put in your Keurig. Can I use purified drinking water in

How To Clean Coffee Maker With Salt Water

How To Clean Coffee Maker With Salt Water?

Are you wondering why your coffee tastes bad all of a sudden? Did you notice an acrid smell coming from your coffee machine? Most likely, you have a dirty machine that needs a thorough cleanup. A popular way to clean it is with the use of white vinegar. But, did you know that you can

Keurig Coffee Tastes Watered Down

Keurig Coffee Tastes Watered Down

Nothing wakes you up to alert mode every morning other than a flavorful cup of coffee from your Keurig machine. However, sometimes the coffee may start to taste watered down. The Keurig machine has been a popular single-serve brewer in the USA since its invention in the 1990s by Massachusetts entrepreneur John Sylvan. In this

Aeropress Iced Latte

Aeropress Iced Latte

Summer is still a few months away but the temperature is steadily rising, making you crave an iced latte! This refreshing drink is a mixture of steamed milk and a single or double-shot espresso then topped with ice. It has a  subtle espresso taste and if you do not have an espresso machine you can

Ninja Coffee Bar Clean Light Stays On

Ninja Coffee Bar Clean Light Stays On

Are you confused why the clean light of your Ninja coffee machine stays on? You have already gone through the manual to check the matter and even consulted some online sources but still, the problem persists.  Ninja coffee bar clean light stays on: What to do? The Ninja Coffee Bar Clean Light may stay on

Coffee Tastes Bad All Of A Sudden

Coffee Tastes Bad all of a Sudden

Coffee may taste bad all of a sudden for the following reasons: 1. You may be using bad coffee beans.  One reason why your coffee tastes bad could be because of the coffee beans you are using.  While coffee beans last longer than ground coffee, they do go bad if you store them too long.

Aeropress Mocha

Aeropress Mocha

If you are a coffeeholic but also have a sweet tooth, mocha is your soulmate! Mocha latte or cafe mocha is a regular latte, which is coffee made of espresso and steamed milk, but with a sweet surprise: chocolate syrup or cocoa powder! You can also get creative with this drink. So, buckle up and

Caffeine Acts as a Powerful Antioxidant and Other Health Benefits of Coffee

Caffeine Acts as a Powerful Antioxidant and Other Health Benefits of Coffee

For many, coffee is more than a beverage – it is a way of life. As we struggle to get out of bed and face the day, the seductive aroma of fresh brewed coffee awakens our senses and encourages us to power forward, anticipating the recharge that comes from that first cup of coffee. However, you may be surprised to learn that coffee has significant benefits beyond its ability to invigorate our body and spirit, thanks, in part, to antioxidants.

Iced Coffee

Quick & Easy Iced Coffee with the Aeropress

While a nice hot cup of coffee can be a nice warm treat on a winter morning, the same cup might be completely undesirable during a summer afternoon. Iced coffee is very easy to make with the AeroPress® coffee maker. The Aeropress brews a delicious cup of iced coffee very quickly, and for only about $25.

Can You Really Make Espresso with the Aeropress?

The Aeropress makes its claim that it is in fact a coffee AND espresso maker. This fact can and is argued by coffee purists. Espresso fanatics are quick to point out that while the Aeropress makes a strong, concentrated coffee blend, it is not quite an espresso brew by definition.

How to make Crema with Aeropress

How to Make Crema with the Aeropress

One of the main qualities of espresso is the creamy foam called crema which is produced when espresso is brewed.

The Aeropress is commonly praised as the best press coffee and espresso maker. We did an article on creating espresso with the Aeropress and the biggest difference between an espresso maker and the Aeropress is that the Aeropress doesn’t normally create crema. It is, however, doable. Read to find out how.

How to Brew with the Aeropress

Brewing with the Aeropress is so simple and easy that anyone can do it. The idea is that coffee grounds are placed in the chamber of the Aeropress where hot water is added. The mixture is then plunged, leaving the grounds behind and extracting a wonderfully brewed cup of coffee.