Wednesday, November 25, 2009

No Percolators for Xmas!!! The Lowdown on Brewing Coffee

Brew Study

A friend requested a percolator for Christmas this year, and I replied about the inefficiencies and general bad treatment this particular instrument gives the bean. So here's a little info on the java jive.

How many cups? Coffee pots, be they drip or perk, are used for multiple servings here in America. Quite ubiquitous is the Bunn-O-Matic burning away in an office. For single or 2 cup servings, I prefer an espresso maker with a steamer or the French Press.

BREW Much study has been done about the science of brewing coffee - the primary goal being extracting the ambrosia by having the water at the correct temperature interact with the bean for the correct amount of time.

Coffee and Caffeine FAQ


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