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Brewed Coffee Guide


Transform Your Coffee into the Best Coffee in the World

Even non-baristas can make a world-class coffee, our guides will tell you how.


kurt parker


Kurt Parker is the editor-in-chief of Brewed Coffee Guide™  and a certified coffeeholic. He and the team is determined to find out how to make each cup of coffee better through lots of research, experimentation and communication with other coffee hobbyists all over the world. Each guide is constantly updated and intended for the normal “Joe” – simple yet passionate to everyday coffee habits.


Coffee beans mainly come in two varieties: Arabica and Robusta. Arabica is known for its mild, nuanced flavors, while Robusta has a stronger, more bitter taste.

Store coffee beans in an airtight container in a cool, dark place. Avoid exposing them to air, moisture, and direct sunlight to maintain freshness.

The recommended water temperature for brewing coffee is between 195°F and 205°F (90°C-96°C) for optimal extraction.

Yes, you can grind coffee beans at home. Grinding just before brewing preserves the beans’ flavor and aroma since ground coffee quickly loses its freshness.

Pour-over involves manually pouring hot water over coffee grounds, offering more control over the brewing process. Drip coffee uses a machine to automate the process.

A common starting point is 1 to 2 tablespoons of coffee per 6 ounces of water, but adjust based on your taste preferences.

The bloom is the initial release of gas from fresh coffee grounds when hot water is added. It helps degas the coffee, leading to a more even extraction and better flavor.

Yes, moderate coffee consumption has been linked to various health benefits, including improved mental alertness, antioxidant properties, and potential protection against certain diseases.

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