Making coffee: What is the best way to make coffee?

Kaffeekocher, Kaffee, Nootropic, Nahrungsergänzungsmittel

It's time to get up again and you couldn't break away from caffeine consumption despite our article here. So it's time to make some coffee. We'll show you different ways to make the best coffee for your morning ritual. Get inspired and find the right method for you.

The normal coffee maker for making coffee

Everyone will have seen the classic drip coffee maker. Water is heated, brought to a boil and allowed to drip through a coffee filter containing coffee grounds. From the fiter, the coffee continues to pot into a warmed pot.

Advantages:

+ High convenience and ease of use at the touch of a button

Disadvantages:

- Temperature can't be adjusted by yourself

- Coffee is exposed to plastic

- oils in the coffee are filtered out with the paper filter

Brewing coffee the classic way with the French Press

One of the oldest methods of making coffee, the French Press involves placing the coffee powder in a glass container along with boiling water. After about 4 minutes, you can press down a sieve disc to separate the coffee from the grounds.

Advantages:

+ Richer coffee than possible with a drip machine.

+ No contact with plastic

+ No paper filter, all the oils come out and there is no waste

Disadvantage:

- Limited amount

Only make two cups of coffee, the cowboy method

Coffee can be made with just two cups and coffee powder. To do this, mix the coffee powder and boiling water in a cup. After four minutes, the coffee powder will have settled to the bottom and the coffee can be carefully transferred to the other cup.

Advantage:

+ Easy to do anywhere

+ No contact with plastic

+ No paper filter, all the oils come out and there is no waste

Disadvantage:

- Limited amount

- Residue of coffee powder can be in the coffee

Brewing coffee in the filter

What the normal coffee machine does automatically, you can also do manually. When brewing in the filter, you add the boiling water yourself by hand. This gives you more control, but the coffee also takes a while to brew.

Advantages:

+ All steps remain under manual control.

+ No contact with plastic

+ No paper filter, all oils come out and there is no waste

Disadvantages:

- Takes a long time to make if good quality

Espresso maker (Bialetti)

To make espresso using this method, water is placed in the lower chamber of the espresso maker and brought to a boil. Once the water boils, add the coffee grounds tray and turn down the heat.

Advantages:

+ No contact with plastic

+ No paper filter, all the oils come out and there is no waste

Disadvantage:

- Must be watched

- Limited quantity

- A little bitter

The classic espresso machine with portafilter

In the espresso machine, water is forced through the beans under pressure, thus managing to produce a highly concentrated coffee.

Advantages:

+ Not bitter

+ Convenient to make

Disadvantages:

- Limited quantity

- Higher initial cost

- More cumbersome to clean

Making coffee cold (Cold Brew)

Coffee can also be "brewed" cold. In the cold brew process, the coffee powder is simply placed in a cup and water is poured over it. After a night in the refrigerator, the cold brew coffee is ready. Since the coffee grounds are at the bottom, the coffee can be poured directly into another vessel before drinking.

Advantages:

+ Very Convenient

+ No contact with plastic

+ No paper filter, all the oils come out and there is no waste

+ Less acid

Disadvantage:

- Coffee is cold

Making coffee with the capsule machine

The quick way to make a single serving of coffee is with a capsule machine. Here, the water is heated and pressed through the pad. The finished coffee automatically flows into a cup.

Advantages:

+ Very Convenient

+ Convenient for a cup of coffee

Disadvantages:

- Generates a lot of waste

- Not plastic free

- Limited quantity

- Expensive price

So how do you make the best coffee?

There are many ways to make coffee. Consider your lifestyle and morning routines when choosing the right method. Do you like to drink cold coffee? Do you like your coffee to be stronger? Do you like to be in control of the coffee making process? What flavor do you like in coffee, bitter or sweet? The easiest way to try out the different options is with friends.

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