Serious coffee lovers make coffee at home. Many people have trouble making coffee-house quality coffee. Continue reading to learn how to make homemade coffee taste as good as what your local barista can make!

Consider using a French press for brewing rich, flavorful coffee. Coffee’s bold, rich flavor comes from the oils that occurs naturally in coffee beans. Unfortunately, much of these natural oils are filtered out by the paper filters used in automatic drip coffee makers. A French press, on the other hand, contains a plunger that pushes the coarsely ground beans to the bottom of the carafe. The oils stay in the brew making for richer coffee.

Do not reheat coffee that has been brewed already. Some rumors state that bad chemical reactions occur in this situation, although that isn’t the case. After half an hour, some parts of the coffee break down. This is especially the case when it’s left on a burner or microwaved. This will give the coffee a bitter or stale taste.

Pay attention to what type of water you are using to make your coffee. Poor quality water will make your coffee taste lousy. Use water that has minerals in it. If you do not use water with a mineral count, you may not like the taste.

Though freezing items can allow them to last longer, remember that coffee stored in the freezer ought to be left there for no longer than 90 days. After a while, coffee will lose flavor, even in the freezer.

A lot of people who make their coffee at their homes might find it hard to do it the way their cafe does it. Although this may cause you to purchase coffee from your local coffee shop, just keep the tips provided above in mind and keep practicing. In no time at all, you can create delicious coffee at home.

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