Coffee Brewing Methods

Coffee Brewing Methods
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Synopsis: No matter what they're called, all ways of brewing coffee are basically the same: The ground coffee is soaked in the water until the water tastes good. The only equipment you really need to make great coffee is an open pot, a flame, and, possibly, a strainer.

Brewing Coffee

No matter what they're called, all ways of brewing coffee are basically the same: The ground coffee is soaked in the water until the water tastes good. The only equipment you really need to make great coffee is an open pot, a flame, and, possibly, a strainer.

There are many ways of brewing coffee. The Key Factor in brewing coffee is the extraction time , the contact time between hot water and the grinds, and the water temperature. Each brew method extracts the aroma and flavours of coffee differently.

Coffee Brewing Methods:

    Extraction Caffeine Tannin

Pressure Brewing

Hot water is forced through the ground coffee and filter under high pressure. This is how today's espresso machines work.

More about Pressure Brewing...

10-30 Seconds Medium Low
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Vacuum

Hot water is being pulled through the ground coffee and filter by vacuum.

How to use a Vacuum Coffee Maker...

1-3 Minutes High High
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Turkish (Greek)

Ground coffee is brought to a boil together with water in the same pot. No filter is used.

How to brew Turkish Coffee...

3-8 Mnutes High High
Currently no Turkish
Coffee Makers
in our data base, sorry

Stove Top Espresso Maker (Mokka)

Hot water is forced through the ground coffee and filter.

How to use a Stove Top...

2-3 Minutes Medium Medium
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French Press Coffee Maker

Ground coffee is being forced through the hot water by a filter plunger.

How to use a French Press...

3-5 Minutes High High
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Filter Drip

Hot water sieves through the ground coffee and filter under gravity. The paper filter will effect the taste of coffee.

How to use a Filter Drip...

3-5 Minutes High High
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Single Serve Coffee

Actually this is similar to Pressure Brewing. Since it gains in popularity, we decided to give the single serve coffee makers its own category

Single Serve Coffee Makers...

5 - 60 Seconds Medium Medium
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