Can You Make Coffee Less Acidic?

By | July 23, 2019

The Chemistry of Acidity Making your coffee less acidic is a chemistry problem. The idea is to neutralize the acid in the coffee. Calcium is an acid neutralizer. So of course, milk is the ideal substance to neutralize the acid in your coffee. Adding cream or Half and Half to your coffee is the perfect solution to cut… Read More »

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Is Instant Coffee Less Acidic Than Ground Coffee

By | July 24, 2019

Why the Concern About Acidity in Coffee? The acids in coffee are what give coffee part of the flavor and the zing. There are some people who suffer from acid reflux who are also avid coffee drinkers. And sometimes those people suffer from heartburn or acid reflux attacks after their favorite cup in the morning or if they… Read More »

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Does Salt Take the Bitterness Out of Coffee?

By | July 24, 2019

The answer to the question, “Does salt take the bitterness out of coffee?” depends largely on who you ask. There have been experiments completed where some respondents claim that yes, indeed, salt does cut through the bitterness and help to deliver a smoother cup of coffee. And by the same token, there are other participants who say that… Read More »

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How to Make Cheap Coffee Taste Good, Real Good

By | July 23, 2019

We Americans love our coffee. About two-thirds of adults in the U.S. drink coffee every day, according to a recent Gallup poll, with the average coffee drinker consuming about three cups per day. It is a safe bet most people are not giving up their coffee habits any time soon. Many of us are looking for ways to save a little… Read More »

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Is Cold Brew Better Than Iced Coffee?

By | July 3, 2019

When comparing cold brew and iced coffee, it will oftentimes come down to personal preference for taste. On the surface, the two seem to be the exact same or similar. But, when digging deeper into details, cold brew and iced coffee are actually quite different. That being said, there are a few differences between the two that can… Read More »

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Is Espresso Stronger Than Cold Brew? The Differences Explained

By | July 10, 2019

Everyone has heard the espresso clichés. “Espresso yourself” can be found on T-Shirts and coffee mugs. Espresso is in movies, books, and is usually more well-known than cold brew. But is it stronger, or better? Espresso’s reputation for strength may be widespread but it may be usurped by cold brew, which is slowly gaining popularity and respect from… Read More »

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Can You Use Regular Coffee Ground For Cold Brew Coffee

By | July 23, 2019

For a significant number of people, coffee is the beverage that gets them up in the morning. It is a motivator, encourager, mid-day friend and midnight companion. For this reason, coffee should always taste it’s best. A bad cup of coffee has the potential to ruin any of the aforementioned times of day and stop someone in their… Read More »

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Does Cold Brew Coffee Taste Different Than Regular Coffee?

By | July 23, 2019

The taste of coffee itself, whether it is regular or cold brew, is subjective and highly personal to each individual. There is, though, a general consensus about what constitutes good or bad tasting coffee. Bad tasting coffee will be watery, overly bitter, or utterly tasteless. Good tasting coffee, on the other hand, will provide a rich flavor which… Read More »

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