American coffee maker
Drip coffee makers, the Europeans often referred to as "American" because Americans invented to prepare a large thermos of coffee in the morning and drink it throughout the day, not privrednika about the flavor and aroma.
The principle of operation of this coffee maker is extremely simple: in a special container filled with cold water, usually the tank volume is about 1 liter. The coffee maker features a cone filter in there you need to fill up the ground coffee. Then, the maker closes. Now you need to turn it on, water heats up and goes through a tube to the filter. Passing through the midst of the beans, it is brewed and transformed into a coffee beverage, which flows in drops the coffee pot.
Once all the water from the tank will flow into the coffee maker, many coffee makers will automatically go into heating mode. That is why coffee from a drip coffee you can drink in a long time: it remains aromatic and hot for hours.
The taste of coffee
Drip coffee maker usually involves very few settings to control the taste of the resulting beverage, so to get the best result for which it is capable, will have to resort to some tricks.
First, it is the strength of the drink. It depends not only on how much coffee you poured into the filter and poured much water (although it is also very important), but also on how quickly the water passes through the coffee grounds. The more intense this happens, the less strong and rich it turns out the drink, but coffee is prepared very quickly. If you want to get more intense and bright flavor, use a drip coffeemaker at minimum capacity. Sometimes the power is not regulated, so this should pay attention when choosing the device.
Second, buy a good grade of freshly roasted coffee. No matter how you cook really tasty and fresh coffee, it will still be good in almost any device. In the end, the taste of the bean is always the determining factor. So do not skimp on high-quality varieties or mixes that your friends will only wonder how you manage to cook so divine drink in such a simple coffee maker. Also, use the manufacturer's recommended grinding is very important.
Third, buy good water. Coffee is a drink, and it mostly consists of water. Do not take water from the tap, use bottled special. It is best to conduct a tasting of different varieties of water to select the best option, the best choice. When pour water into the tank, slightly lift the bottle up and pour in a thin stream so that it is saturated with oxygen: it is very important for good taste coffee.
Another tip that not everyone may come to mind, but for some it will be a real discovery: use of condiments and spices. For example, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, cardamom, cloves, nutmeg, vanilla and coriander – each of these seasonings goes well with coffee and changes the taste.