Coffee is one of the most loved beverages which also double(s) up as a stimulant. One very common way of brewing it is the French press method. The coffee maker in this case is usually characteristic of a simple pattern comprising of a glass carafe and a alongside it a handle attached. There is a lid which has a plunger fitted into it. It slightly protrudes right through the top of the lid where as the plunger serves to ground the coffee beans with the help of a steel mesh which is perfectly fitted within.
As strange as it may sound, making coffee using the 8 cup cafetiere is very easy. All that is required is that you measure water into an appropriate container and then proceed to boil it. Take note, coarse coffee beans are by far the best for brewing. This is because they allow for the coffee to “bloom” as a result releasing gases and aroma. After this is done, add a little more water and then stir gently for a short while and then let the coffee brew for a few minutes. Finally serve while still hot.
Apart from the wonderful aroma that is usually produced in the course of brewing coffee, there are a few other equally important things to look forward to (take into consideration). For instance, that: coffee beans regardless of the brand or taste usually lose their flavour very quickly particularly after being ground. This being the case, it is strongly advised that you focus on always grinding fresh coffee beans every time before making your coffee especially when you’re using the 8 cup cafetiere.
In fact, it is equally important to note that storing coffee beans in an air tight container does not really help much since the beans will still deteriorate and when used will produced and inferior brew compared to what would have been produced when fresh beans are used. Simply put, if you are interested in brewing fresh coffee at home or any other place, focus on buying small quantities of freshly roasted beans on a regular basis and make a point of grounding them yourself every time you would like to make coffee.
It is strongly advised that you drink your coffee immediately after brewing it. Refrain from either reusing or reheating the already ground coffee since the grounded beans would have lost their taste by then. What’s more, never will coffee taste the same when reheated. Also do not take light the need to thoroughly clean all of your spoons and cups right after drinking your coffee. This is because, coffee has a tendency of leaving behind an oily film which if left unattended to will turn spoons and cups rancid.
In addition to the above, make sure that you serve your coffee in a cup so as to be able to preserve its heat for a longer period of time. Remember, making a prefect cup of coffee largely depends on your personal coffee preference and taste. In case, you are looking forward to carrying your coffee to the office or better yet school, make a point of placing it inside a flask. This is important because it will help keep the coffee hot and fresh for a long period of time.