WHAT IS BREWING COFFEE
Brewing coffee is as much of an art as it is a science. The The history of coffee brewing equipment is rich, and methods of brewing are culturally dependent. Of the thousands of coffee machines and coffee brewing devices invented since the advent of coffee consumption, only a few have gained worldwide popularity. The coffee brewing methods discussed below are recommended since they have been found to maximize the extraction of the beneficial flavors of coffee, while minimizing the extraction of bitter coffee compounds and undesirable components.
PROCEDURE of MAKING COFFEE : DIRECTION
The following general rules apply to each coffee making process discussed.
Coffee should be brewed for 4.5-5 minutes using a ratio of 55 grams of ground coffee per liter of filtered water (195-205°F).
It is convenient to use 2 tablespoons of coffee per 6 ounces of filtered water.
Filtered water and spring water are recommended. Tap water imparts off flavors to the coffee and some minerals are essential to coffee flavor.
Distilled water is not recommended for brewing coffee as it lacks the minerals to bring out the natural flavors of the coffee