What Grind is Best for Your Favorite Cup?
The way you grind your coffee has a huge effect on the way it tastes. The following information will help you with a good starting point. Remember, this information is not about my perfect cup, it’s about yours!
A Coarse Grind is generally used for the following:
French Press (press or plunger pot)
Toddy Makers (cold brew method)
Vacuum Coffee Maker
A Medium Grind:
Auto Drip Makers (with flat bottom filters)
A Medium/Fine Grind:
Drip Makers (with cone shaped filters)
A Fine Grind:
Stove Top Espresso Pots
Some Drip Makers (with cone shaped filters)
A Super Fine Grind:
So how does all this science translate into the perfect grind for the perfect cup?
Well, there are probably a thousand different styles and makes of grinders available for home use but there are only two types...
(In our next post we’ll discuss some specific types of grinders…)