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Coffee Hacks for Better Coffee Experience

CoffeeWe can all agree that coffee is a wonderful, wonderful thing. Most of us coffee aficionados live for our daily cups of coffee. If we could make that experience better, why wouldn’t we? Here are a few coffee hacks to try to improve upon your next cup or perhaps make your daily ritual a little easier.

Rinse coffee filters before using.

As you may have seen from our post last week, when brewing via the pour-over method, it’s best to rinse out the coffee filter to remove that starchy flavor before adding in the coffee grounds and hot water. Why not do the same when using an automatic coffeemaker?

Rinse the filters using hot water before placing them in your coffeemaker, and we can guarantee you’ll taste a difference.

Use cinnamon instead of sugar.

If you’re trying to cut back on sugar and excess calories, try using cinnamon in your next cup instead of sugar.

Is your coffee too bitter? Add in a pinch of salt.

Instead of dumping in more sugar or creamer into you coffee to counteract the bitter taste, sprinkle in a pinch of salt. It’s important to use just a pinch or your coffee will taste salty. The salt naturally counteracts against the bitter flavors. Continue reading