Basics of Brewing

Preparing and enjoying a great cup of coffee is a ritual and pleasure. Brewing good coffee is like cooking a delicious meal. Start with high quality and fresh ingredients, take your time to do it well, and the results will show for themselves.

Our guides serve as a wonderful place to start

Whether you're new to the speciality coffee world or a seasoned barista, you'll find yourself well on your way to brewing a stellar cup of coffee.

Golden Rules

Fresh Is Best

Use fresh roasted coffee ground just before brewing.

Water Type and Temp

Brew with the right water at the right temperature - filtered is best between 195-205 Fahrenheit.

The Perfect Ratio

Use a scale to measure your coffee and water. Use one part coffee to 15–18 parts water, depending on taste preference.

Proper Storage

Keep whole bean coffee in an airtight container, out of direct sunlight, and away from any heat and moisture.

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