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Questions on the process of turning coffee beans into a beverage.

This tag is for questions about a particular method of brewing coffee. This could include steps or considerations for using particular equipment, or for particular techniques.

According to this Wikipedia entry, brewing mainly related to how water first introduced with coffee. Based on this, there are four main techniques:

  • Decoction (through boiling)
  • Infusion (through steeping)
  • Gravitational feed (used with percolators and in drip brewing)
  • Pressurized percolation (with espresso)

This tag covers these four techniques and usage of related equipment and machinery.

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