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Coffee Brewing 101: Top 3 Methods to Brew the Best Cup

Your Quick Guide to Brewing The Best Coffee


Coffee is a favorite drink of millions all over the world. Since the early days, people have been enjoying a strong, rich cup of freshly brewed coffee. The funny thing is, most people have no idea how to brew the best coffee in their own homes. The good news is that with just a bit of information, you can become an expert on brewing coffee and be able to impress friends and family when you create your unique blend of coffee at home.


Brewing coffee can be a daunting task. There is so much out there that saying one method is better than another is a bit like comparing apples to oranges. Making good coffee requires different methods for steeping, drying, and cutting. If you are concerned about drinking great-tasting coffee every day, read on to find out what is popular and how it is brewed.


These are the different methods for making good quality coffee at home:


1. French Press Method


If you want a cup of coffee without much fuss, the French Press brewing method is for you. This means no stirring, no adding water, and no sugar paste. Instead of the traditional way of boiling water and then adding powdered filters, the French press adds hot water with the grind at its base. When done correctly, it removes excess water and leaves the coffee to concentrate on those specific flavors you want more than anything else. It’s also what most people who live in countries that produce the best coffee want to drink.

french press method

 2. Chemex Method


If you are a coffee drinker, you probably have a favorite way to make coffee pour-over. Chemex is different from other popular methods since fibers are used instead of paper filters in its process. They make sure to preserve all of the precious components of your coffee—the essential oils, the finer parts of the leaves, and even seeds that get leftover from other beans—because what you don’t want is oxidation in your cup. This improves flavor and texture without adding much more work than you’d already been putting in.

chemex method

 3. AeroPress Method


This coffee brewing method is very simple. The process involves boiling water which heats the plastic filter basket. After it warms up, the basket is inserted into a coffee machine. You can also use this method with other types of coffee, such as drip or pod. However, you have to play around with the temperature setting on the machine to get just the right amount of steeping time that simulates how long it would take for some of the coffee to boil.


No matter which method you prefer best, you can always grab and enjoy freshly-brewed gourmet coffee beans at Solude Coffee. Check out our entire collection here.

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