How To Brew Strong Coffee

How To Brew Strong Coffee

First you need to ask yourself what “strong coffee” even means.

A tired person asking for strong coffee is probably looking for extra caffeination.

Other people asking for strong coffee could be referring to the bitter taste, the dark color, or the type of roast ((Continued))

Brewing Strong Coffee

How To Brew Strong Coffee

First you need to ask yourself what “strong coffee” even means.

A tired person asking for strong coffee is probably looking for extra caffeination.

Other people asking for strong coffee could be referring to the bitter taste, the dark color, or the type of roast ((Continued))

How your water type affects coffee, and what you can do about it

In a previous blog we addressed how water extracts coffee from the coffee beans and how that process affects your coffee. But what about the water itself? Short answer: yes, yes it does.
Your coffee is about 98% water. What type of water you brew your coffee with actually makes a large impact as well.

Do you have soft water? Soft water is essentially how water falls from the sky as rain, and typically only has sodium in it.
And what about hard water? Hard water has a bunch of other minerals, and is generally what happens when rain water passes over ground into our waterways, and tends to have large amounts of calcium and magnesium.

How water extraction affects your coffee

Water extraction is essentially the process of how water takes the coffee out of the coffee bean and makes coffee. It’s super important, but few people actually know what it is. You may know that your slow drip coffee maker has a setting that changes “strength” of the coffee, and a number of other things. But what does that actually mean, and how can you use that to get a better cup of coffee?