To the real coffee lovers, coffee making is no less than a science! And so to support their claim, experts from Taylors of Harrogate and Oxford University shared their tips for making a scientifically perfect cup of coffee from the bean to the brew!
Pick Colombian washed beans for the winter season, as they would be ripe and perfect for picking in the cold months.
Experts say the perfect roast would be at lower temperatures and higher altitudes, as this releases the ultimate aromas and flavors.
For the best cup of Joe, grind your beans at home and pack them within just 6 seconds of grinding! Also, a rule of thumb for grinding size would be the bigger the grind, the longer the brewing.
You are advised to use 60 g of coffee to 1 L of water, and brew it between 88°C and 94°C. Make sure you turn off the heat right before boiling!
It was found that drinking out of a plain white cup provides fewer distractions for the great tasting coffee, and hence would make it taste even better!