Questions tagged [instant]

All about instant coffee: processed coffee powder/concentrate directly dissolved in water.

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How is instant coffee made?

I understand the basic process of making coffee (harvested beans >> roasted >> ground >> brewed), but I don't quite understand how instant coffee is made. What, exactly, is done differently? At what ...
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Finding if coffee is a health risk after best before

I have couple of coffee in my cabin where I visit on weekend and I saw 2 coffee which were best before xx 2017. One has big chunk of coffee and looks faded and the other got faded colour. I have no ...
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Why does instant coffee have a poor reputation?

Among coffee drinkers instant coffee is generally considered as a last resort and many avoid it entirely, even though instant coffee is often cheaper per cup and doesn't require specialized coffee ...
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Why does instant coffee need more milk/sugar to get desired taste?

This morning I brewed some coffee at work using a pour-over and noticed that the amount of milk and sugar required to get the desired taste and whiteness was significantly less. I do not mean ...
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How hot should the water be for instant coffee?

Sometimes I find myself in situations where instant coffee is the only thing available. How hot should the water be when I make it? I'm in Britain, so boil water with an electric kettle. Should I pour ...
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How to transport coffee

I'm afraid this is a dirty instant coffee question. Every morning I'm up pretty early and will usually make myself a quick instant coffee in a travel mug and hit the road. It is really good instant ...