Gil's Coffee Beans and Coffee Machines
1. Water: Source the best H20 you can find. At any given Starbucks, water goes through a triple filtration process as a baseline; use filtered water whenever possible.
2. Proportion: The general guideline is 10 grams of coffee (about two good tablespoons) to six ounces of water. This equals about 0.12 pounds of coffee for a standard French press.
3. Freshness: Once open, Starbucks recommends using a bag of roasted coffee beans within seven days. At Starbucks stores, coffee beans are stored in an airtight container, and Starbucks coffee bags have a one-way air valve that enables Starbucks to ship coffee anywhere. Squeeze the package to smell gases.
4. Grind: Once your roasted coffee beans have been ground, they should be used immediately — otherwise, just like wine, they begin to oxidize. The brewing process will determine the coarseness of the grind: French press coffee is the coarsest, followed by drip coffee, espresso, and ultra-finely ground Turkish coffee. Zach strongly recommends getting a coffee grinder for your home, and recommends a Burr grinder for the most consistent ground size.
Starbucks Reveals 4 Tips to Home Coffee Brewing
If anyone knows how to make a good cup of coffee, it's Starbucks, right? Here are 4 Starbucks coffee brewing tips here are still a number of ways you can ensure you've made the perfect cup of coffee, even by Starbucks standards.
These 4 coffee tips are from Certified Starbucks Coffee Master Zach Mercer, outlining the company's fundamentals for home brewing a great cup of coffee. According to Coffee Master Zach, there are four important factors that affect the quality of your home brewed cup of coffee:
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Deadman Reach - Famous high-speed blend is dark roasted, with a sweet bite. This Raven's Brew cult classic is amazing no matter how it's brewed. Notes of dark bittersweet chocolate and hazelnuts.
Skookum Blend - Skookum means “strong/great” in the old Chinook parlance. A blend as big, bold and natural as the Great Northwest. This inspired blend of coffees from around the world produces a balanced cup of nutty, citrus, herbal and earthy sweetness. Full City Roast.
Wicked Wolf - An intense cup of highly select and rare origins. A vibrant yet balanced brew designed especially to accompany the devouring of chocolate and other sublime desserts. Designed for regular brewing or as an espresso.