Do you know what “medium blend foreign” even means? Do you know whether you should use non-dairy or dairy based creamer? If you said yes, you might be a coffee novice. Don’t get down. This article can help you learn all about coffee.
Stevia is a relatively new sugar substitute that is great for diabetics and dieters. Stevia is a natural product derived from plants, so it will sweeten your drink without adding unnecessary glucose to your bloodstream or weight to your waist. Grocery stores and health stores carry Stevia.
Consider trying a French press when brewing your coffee for a richer more robust flavor. The paper filters used in most coffee makers absorb up the oils from coffee beans. A French press uses a plunger for steeping the beans. This increases the amount of flavorful oils in your container.
If you purchase whole coffee beans, be sure that you only grind it right before you are prepared to brew. The flavor of the coffee will diminish shortly after it’s been ground up. Grinding all of your coffee beans at once can result in weaker coffee.
Always be careful about the kind of water you will use when you are making coffee. Poor tasting water will result in poor tasting coffee. Water with minerals in it is usually a good choice for brewing coffee. Without trace minerals in the water, the brewed coffee might taste rather bitter.
While keeping coffee in the freezer can extend its shelf life, you shouldn’t store it for longer than three months. Coffee frozen longer than that will start suffering in quality.
If you don’t know much about coffee, do not let it get you down. It may seem intimidating in the beginning, but after you have the basics down, it is really quite simple. Use the information you have learned to make a perfect pot of java.