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Different types of coffee grinds

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Different types of coffee grinds
Different types of coffee grinds

Ever wonder about the different types of coffee grinds?

We will discuss the difference between whole bean, ground, and espresso roast coffees. Coffee can be purchased and enjoyed in a variety of forms.

The most popular are whole beans, ground coffee, and espresso roasts.

Hopefully, this article will help you decide on the best coffee experience for you.

Everything you need to know about coffee grind size

Whole Coffee Beans

Freshness is practically guaranteed when you buy your coffee in whole bean form.

The intact bean is like a wrapped gift, preserving the taste and aroma right up until the moment of grinding and brewing.

When shopping for a grinder, get a burr or mill type. They grind the beans to a uniform consistency, which will extract the most flavor.

For those who rush about in the morning, the added step of grinding beans seems like a chore, but the taste of a freshly ground cup of coffee is such a reward that getting up a little earlier is worth it.

Ground Coffee

If your mornings are too hectic to add bean grinding to the daily routine, the next best thing is to buy freshly ground coffee from an artisan roaster or specialty coffee retailer.

Buy only as much as you will use in a week and store it in a sealed container, where it can’t be contaminated by sunlight and aromatic foods such as spices.

Ground coffee is also available at any grocery store, but shop with care: because most consumers use an auto-drip coffee pot, most prepackaged coffee is ground at that setting, which is unsuitable for French Presses, espresso machines, and pour-over cones.

Go to a specialty shop or order online if you can’t find prepackaged grinds compatible with your brewing method.

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Espresso Roast

Espresso roasts are incredibly dark and oily and are traditionally used to make the beverage espresso.

Although roasters prefer Arabica, any bean can be used to provide a nice balance between acidity, bitterness, and flavor.

Some say that robusta beans, although lower-grade, provide a superior crema, which is the golden foam that caps a perfectly prepared espresso.

Be careful not to confuse espresso roasts with the beverage itself.

Espresso coffee is made from a finely ground coffee with water forced through it at high pressure.

Technically any roast can make espresso, although lighter ones won’t deliver the same taste experience.

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It would help if you made these choices after taking your lifestyle, schedule, and taste preferences into account.

You are exploring different coffee grinds that will payoff to your perfect cup of coffee.

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