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What is coffee bloom

I make drip coffee (pour over for North Americans) at home and I would like to know: what exactly is coffee bloom? When I pour the initial amount of water the grounds swell up, and sometimes there is ...
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Why does the filtrate sometimes well up in the upper cone when using the Chemex coffeemaker

When using the glass-handled 6-cup Chemex like this one: and the appropriate Chemex conical paper filter, the filtrate (liquid that has passed through the coffee and the filter) sometimes wells up ...
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Pouring technique for drip/pour over coffee

I would like to know how to make decent coffee using a drip (pour over) coffee. The kit I bought was from Japan and I observe in espresso shops they tend to use a thin spout (or gooseneck) water ...
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How does Nel Drip compare to paper filtered Pour Over?

I have read about the seemingly involved "Nel Drip" preparation method, and I'm wondering how Nel Pot preparation differs from regular pour-over or drip methods. I've looked at stuff like this ...
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What water temperature and pour speed are best for pour-over method?

I had a recent discussion with a friend of mine, which is the right method to brew the coffee for pour-over. I read that it's best to pour in hot (but not boiling) water into the filter and moisten ...
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How do I know when to end the bloom?

I’m familiar with what the bloom is and why we do it. But all of the instructions and guides about pour-over coffee I’ve ever seen recommend a specific time to let the coffee bloom before continuing ...