Would you cook with just one ingredient? Would you paint a masterpiece in just one color? Do you spice your food with just one spice?
If you grind your coffee too fine, the hot water will over extract your coffee and pull out the negative compounds in the beans.
Even though the individual beans go through physical and chemical changes while it’s roasted, the amount of caffeine a bean starts with is generally the amount it ends up with.
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Which is better to brew coffee with, a paper filter or a mesh filter, or something else?
"Does it seem like coffee companies are gouging customers and taking advantage of our undying need for delicious coffee and our caffeine fix? Are these price increases really justified?"
Coffee is just very complex, arguably the most complex food humans ingest (roughly 1500 chemical compounds in your cup). What influences the nature and make up of these constituents?
These lighter roasts when stopped at this point can often give you a “lemon” or “brighter” taste in your cup. Some will argue that you’re getting more of the original taste of the coffee.
The end result is a cleaner coffee that tastes smoother, is more consistent and far less carcinogenic