Are the terms french roast, dark roast, and medium familiar but mysterious to you? Do you know whether you should use non-dairy or dairy based creamer? If you answered affirmatively, you may be new to coffee drinking and brewing. Everyone was inexperienced at something before they learned more about it, and this article will help you learn about coffee.
Coffee is pretty good for you if you lay off the extras. The coffee is not unhealthy in itself, but it is the sugar and cream that get added to it. Use almond milk and stevia for a healthy coffee.
Consider trying a French press when brewing your coffee for a richer more robust flavor. Drip-style coffee makers have paper filters that can absorb all the flavor. A French press operates differently. It uses a plunger to concentrate the bean at the lowest point of the pot. Therefore, the oils stay in the brew, creating a fuller flavor.
A container that does not allow any air in is the best kind to store coffee in. Air makes coffee beans stale. One-way valve bags are only effective until they are opened. After that the contents should be transferred to an airtight container. These types of bags are best used when coffee beans need to cool down after they are roasted.
Do not ever reheat coffee, it ruins the taste completely. This will not expel harmful chemicals, as some believe. Throw away coffee that has been sitting around for a while as it will have changed in flavor, and not in a good way. Coffees like these taste really bitter and odd, compared to regular.
Just because you do not know everything about coffee does not mean you cannot learn. Once you understand the basics involved in creating wonderful coffee, you will discover that creating it is a simple joy of life. Use the information you have learned to make a perfect pot of java.