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Coffee Brewing

Coffee is a beverage made of coffee beans. Thanks to its popularity, there is a lot of different ways to extract coffee: dripper, espresso, moka pot, french press, etc.

Hario v60

The Hario v60 is a dripper pot. The brewing technique used with the v60 is called pour over.

Ingredients

  • Coffee: 25g, medium grind
  • Water: 375g, slightly boiling

Tools

  • Hario v60
  • Paper filter
  • Mill coffee grinder
  • Gooseneck kettle
  • Kitchen scale

Extraction

coffee vocabulary

Extraction
Dissolving coffee solubles into water. Just like tea infusion.
Degassing
Once beans are roasted, CO2 forms inside beans and begin to leave them. A few days of degassing is necessary before grinding coffee beans.
Oxydation
Solubles degradation by oxygen. Oxydation gives coffee a stale taste because soluble compounds of interest are degraded. Beans should be sealed as soon as possible.

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coffee life cycle