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Bitter or Sour Taste in Your Cup? Coffee Brewing Tips


Brewed or Sat Too Long

Say what? You mean coffee doesn’t get better the longer it sits? No, Ma'am!

When you go to a restaurant and you feel like you are drinking acid that’s because the coffee was left in the grounds too long (French Press) or brewed coffee itself has been sitting for a long time. If the coffee is over 20 min old, we suggest you brew fresh (or ask your server for a fresh pot).

If this doesn't change the bitterness check out these other reasons for a sour cup:

Coffee Grounds Too Fine for Brewing Method

Coffee to Water Ratio

Water Temperature

Quality of the Beans