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Measuring Coffee

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In future posts I’ll go into more detail about how to tweak other variables that will have an impact on your coffee flavor. As I pointed out earlier, the grinder is the most link of your coffee making chain. Without a good grinder, it is very hit or miss – all too often the latter. But how much coffee should you use? And how much water? There are not fixed and firm rules about this, just suggestions. But for this post we’ll just discuss how much coffee. The first thing to think about is what do we mean by “much”....

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Want to improve your daily grind?

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Many people think when they want to improve their coffee “I better buy a new coffee maker.” Seems logical. But the truth is, that there are three main factors that can make your coffee better. And how you make coffee is not even number 2. It’s number 3. It’s the grinder. Getting a better grinder doesn’t intuitively seem the most effective way to improve your coffee, but one of the very few things that coffee experts agree on is that the grinder is the most important factor in getting your coffee to taste great. If you’re using a decent burr...

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