When it comes to coffee, it's both an art and a science. When you know the most common mistakes people make, you can fix coffee beans, water, and other things that go wrong.
There could be a number of issues with the way your coffee is being made. Here's a quick rundown of the reasons we'll be discussing in this article:
Coffee beans should not be stored for too long. Ground coffee should be utilized as soon as possible because chemical reactions like oxidation might alter its flavor.
When coffee is freshly brewed and served, it is at its finest and most flavorful. Otherwise, the quality of the coffee brew declines over time.
While coffee makers can survive for several years or even a decade, no piece of coffee equipment can last indefinitely. They are susceptible to breakdown or wear and tear.
In the event that your coffee remains bitter even after using fresh beans, freshly cleaned equipment, and the appropriate water temperature, the problem may be with the coffee maker itself.
There are numerous reasons why your coffee tastes bitter. The majority of these reasons are related to the coffee beans used, the equipment, the water, or even mistakes made during the brewing process.
Fortunately, with a little effort, all of these causes of bitter coffee can be easily remedied.
If your brewed coffee tastes bitter, check to see if any of the above reasons are to blame, and then use the solution provided to fix it.
Learn Latte Art - for more related resources.
Other Questions about Coffee :
OCM (OnCoffeeMakers.com) was started in 2007 with the first webpage about coffee machines. And for a number of years, we focused on helping people find their desired coffee machine (we still are helping folks with that! So, if you are looking for coffee machines for office or restaurants - check out the link).
In 2010, we started getting enquiries on restaurant marketing and we start to help food and beverage brands with their marketing. Below are campaigns and events that we have done over the years:
OCM's campaigns: F&B Marketing Ideas by OCM
OCM's Events: F&B Industry events by or with OCM
Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with.
Since then, we have also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of these modules are still running in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes, below are some snippets of our lectures and workshops:
OCM’s F&B workshops: Food and Beverage Marketing Lectures | Workshops - click to watch classes on customer journey map, JTBD and more.
So, if you are looking for industry practitioners to help you scale your coffee or F&B businesses, do drop us a message or book an appointment. Do also check out our various social media platforms on regular F&B and coffee market updates:
For regular coffee (F&B) related videos: OCM Youtube
For Daily Coffee Inspiration (fun coffee content): OCM IG
For insights into the coffee (F&B) industry: OCM LinkedIN
PS: For the coffee lovers, we continue to share coffee articles (and videos) and have also started a free coffee class section (with free online coffee training supported by coffee partners).