Bitter and oxidation?
If your equipment is clean and your coffee is fresh, bitterness can be caused by two things: Dark roasts. With the Bialetti especially, most people tend to use "italian roast" coffee, which ...
Can I make coffee taste better while I recover from COVID?
Great question! Here are some ideas to try. Sometimes I add unsweetened cocoa powder (Dutch processed or not) to my coffee. (I add it to the concentrated AeroPress brew before adding the rest of the ...
Role of "time before crust breaking" in cupping
TL;DR: Why would the brewing process stop? It doesn't. What is the role of the time spent before breaking? There's brewing-related stuff happening during that time, and crust-related stuff ...
Does pouring hot espresso over ice "shock" it, or is that a myth?
The explained method is known as the Japanese brewing extended to espresso. Actually, this is discussed before here to some degree. So, please also take a look at that as it may help: Extending the ...
Shelf-Stable Half and Half - How stable?
It might simply be the homogenization process starting to reverse. The homogenization process emulsifies fat globules suspended in the milk so the packaged product keeps its taste, stability and ...
How can I cost-effectively improve the coffee supply in my company break room?
A lot of good recommendations here, but I think some of them miss what is likely the problem. A lot of restaurants use a machine like that; it can make good coffee. As Tim Post suggested, it should ...
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