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Coffee Research Institute
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The Coffee FAQ
It's a question of just a few factors, really: the quality of the water, the freshness of your coffee, the proportion of coffee to water, and the temperature and turbulence of the brewing process itself. Of course, this is all predicated by a simple assumption... that your brewing equipment is clean. Really clean. Lots of folks [not you, of course, it's those other people again] think nothing at all of brewing fresh coffee into pots and carafes that are layered with the residual oils of countless pots that came before. To brew a great cup, or a great pot of coffee, it's important that you start with equipment that sparkles.
With your equipment ready to go, let's take a closer look at the first part of our formula... the water.
|Brewing Essentials - Introduction||Part IV - Proportion|
|Part II - Water||Part V - Time & Turbulence|
|Part III - Coffee & Grind||Part VI - Summary & References|