Brewing temperature

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Brewing temperature is a critical factor in the coffee industry that greatly influences the flavor and quality of the final cup of coffee. It refers to the specific temperature at which water comes into contact with coffee grounds during the brewing process. The ideal brewing temperature for coffee typically ranges between 195°F and 205°F (90°C to 96°C).

The temperature affects the extraction process, where hot water extracts the soluble compounds from the coffee grounds, resulting in the desired flavors and aromas. If the brewing temperature is too low, the coffee may taste weak and under-extracted. On the other hand, if the temperature is too high, the coffee may taste bitter and over-extracted.

Proper temperature control is crucial to achieve a balanced and flavorful cup of coffee. High-quality coffee brewers often come equipped with advanced heating elements and temperature control features to ensure consistent and optimal brewing temperature for the best coffee experience.