Coffee brewing tips... : Love of the Bean!

Coffee brewing tips...

by The SIR Coffee Company on 11/10/12

The new SIR blog will post frequently throughout the week and will endeavor to update, inspire and educate readers and coffee lovers about all things coffee!

Here are some simple coffee brewing tips:

Whether you use a drip coffee maker or a French press, extracting the best flavor from your coffee beans requires following a few general rules:

1) Use fresh, roasted coffee beans (no older than two weeks);

2) Coffee should be brewed using filtered water for 4-5 minutes between 195-205 degrees Farenheit (just under the boiling point); 

3) You will have to adjust the amount of ground coffee to use (for your own taste preferences), however a convenient starting place is to use 2 tablespoons of ground coffee per 6 ounces of water;

4) Filtered water is recommended as tap water may impart off flavors to the coffee. Do not use distilled water as some minerals are essential to coffee flavor;

3) Pour and enjoy...

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