Statistics by the National Coffee Association Survey of 2013 asserts that 83% of American adults drink coffee making the country the largest consumer of the beverage drink. 31% of them proclaim they brew coffee first thing in the morning before doing anything else and assert that this is the most important part of their mornings. While 58% of coffee drinkers brew their drink in the same way every morning, more people are becoming concerned with how to achieve that perfectly flavored read more..
Irrespective of how you choose to brew your coffee, there are some guidelines you need to follow so as to ensure you consistently get the best cup of coffee. These suggestions should be considered as a means of basically fine tuning your already existing routine of brewing your favorite cup of coffee. They involve paying close attention to the following; To get that superb cup of coffee it is imperative that you purchase your coffee as soon as it has been roasted. Good coffee is read more..
The popularity for the percolator has been waning for some time now. Many people have turned to drip coffee makers to get a more flavorsome cup, claiming that flavor is sacrificed with a percolator. Is this opinion justified and what actually is the difference between percolated and drip coffee? It's a controversial subject in coffee circles. A quick trawl of the internet will find proponents for percolators arguing passionately against drip coffee champions. Percolated Coffee A read more..
Your electric percolator coffee pot recycles hot water which passes through the coffee grounds in your coffee basket. This is the action your coffee percolator takes to produce your daily coffee fix. However with heavy use, residues and oils are formed that may affect the taste of your brew – making it bitter and more acidic. Also if the water you use to brew is hard, it may leave the aftertaste of mineral deposits in your appliance over time. It is important then, that you consider read more..
You might think it takes a lot of effort to percolate coffee and that it takes a long time. But, in fact, there are some definite ways to measure the proper time and it really never takes forever. It 's just that there's a few more thing to do. The actual time it takes for coffee to percolate of course depends on the method you use and the size of the coffee pot. Stovetop Percolation Let’s take the stove method first. Many people believe the water should be brought to a read more..
Are you an old school coffee drinker? Then it pays to know how to use a percolator on a stove. Although they are old-fashioned, percolators are what were used to deliver our much-loved coffee to the table before the innovation of electric cookers. Although the stovetop percolator is a little out of date it produces some of the best tasting coffee out there – certainly on a par (usually better) with anything the modern machine might make. The main advantage of using a stovetop read more..
Gauging the best type of coffee grind for a percolator isn't as widely known now. This is because of an all important reason. Percolators are becoming rarer these days. They have largely been replaced en masse with automatic coffee makers or drip coffee makers that help speed up rushed mornings for hurried commuters by offering pre-programmed options. But the percolator used to be the gold standard in coffee-making, brewing a rich, full-bodied coffee compared to drip read more..
How does a coffee percolator actually work? Before one can answer this question, it is necessary to first know what a percolator actually is. A percolator can be defined as a pot that is used for brewing coffee by repeatedly cycling near-boiling water through coffee grounds until a desirable coffee beverage strength is achieved. The main advantage of brewing coffee using percolators is that they normally expose the coffee ground to temperatures that are higher compared to other brewing read more..