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All about the chemistry of coffee, from the Maillard reaction to the extraction of dissolved solubles in coffee.

This tag is meant for any questions about the chemistry of coffee and/or the process of brewing coffee. Chemistry must be central to the question, not tangential.

Topics might include:

  • The Maillard reaction (roasting)
  • The properties of the caffeine molecule
  • The extraction of dissolved solubles
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