BREWING TIPS

Storage!

Quick post about coffee storage here... Conventional wisdom would suggest that it's a great idea to store coffee in your fridge or freezer, right? We say, please don't. WHY? Coffee is an excellent odor and taste absorber. Consider this; you have fresh garlic or basil that you are storing in your refrigerator. Well, coffee, if not stored completely airtight, will likely inherit some of those aromas and/or flavors. Unless, you're into garlic flavored coffee, then, well, you know... Another thing to consider; you're placing your coffee in a cold environment. Then, you move it to room temperature. Any moisture in the air will cling to your cold coffee beans or grounds and begin to degrade it. "B

The Grind!

We're often asked if it's better for us grind your coffee ahead of time -or- keep it whole bean until ready to be brewed. Well, that depends! Most often, we'd err on the side of grinding the coffee as close to the brew time as possible. BUT! If you are using a blade grinder (AKA spice grinder...you know that thing that's like a helicopter chopping your coffee up) we would prefer that you have us grind it. Why do we say that? Simply put, blade grinders are extremely random with how they grind your coffee and you'll likely get very inconsistent results. Your coffee may taste great one day and then too weak another day, too bitter on this day, too sour on that day, etc. If you'd prefer to grind

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