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Freshly Ground Flavor

March 15, 2012

Looking for a simple way to brew a more flavorful cup of joe?

Grinding fresh whole coffee beans immediately before brewing is one of the easiest ways to improve the taste of home brewed coffee, because freshly ground coffee beans extract more flavor and oils, producing an irresistible taste and aroma.

Our line of coffee grinders offer a consistent, high-quality grind that’s perfect for any coffee lover, but there are many other aspects that play a role in grinding coffee beans. This Guide to Grinding Coffee Beans offers tips and suggestions on how to create the most flavorful grind every time.

Capresso Grand Aroma Coffee Beans

Capresso Grand Aroma Coffee Beans

 

Guide to Grinding Coffee Beans

Grinding tips:

  • Grind right before brewing for the freshest flavor and aroma.
  • Store ground coffee in a dry, dark container with a tight closing lid.

 

Check out the chart below to determine which grinder is best for your preferred brewing method.

Grind Size Brewing Method Recommended Grinder Visual Comparison
Coarse French Press/ Percolator Blade or Burr Similar to the texture of soil
Medium Drip Coffee Blade or Burr Similar to the texture of soil
Fine Steam Espresso Disk or Conical Burr Similar to the texture of sea salt
Super Fine Pump Espresso Disk or Conical Burr Similar to the texture of fine sugar
Turkish Turkish Conical Burr Similar to the texture of sifted flour

 

  • For the widest grinding range with the most precision, grind with a conical burr grinder.
  • Disk or blade grinders tend to be the most economical options.

 

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