01/5All for the love of coffee!
Are you one of those people who just can’t start the day or hold a conversation until you’ve had caffeine hit your system? Well you’re not the only one. Most coffee lovers swear by their cuppa first thing in the morning for that instant spike of energy to kick start their day.
But how do you choose the right coffee that works for you? After all, we all have our own preferences and we will still agree that narrowing down on the right coffee is the biggest challenge that coffee lovers face in general.
02/5Choose coffee made from the finest beans
Whether you’re opting for instant coffee or roast and ground microlot, it is important to pay attention to the type of coffee beans in your coffee powder and their origin, since this can have a major impact on quality and taste. Robusta and Arabica are the most common commercial coffee beans in the market currently.
Different manufacturers use different mixture of coffee beans and follow specific roasting techniques when making their brew. So each combination of bean results in giving the coffee a distinctive flavour and character.
Sample different flavours before deciding your pick
03/5Sample different flavours before deciding your pick
Choosing the right coffee that suits your taste preference involves a lot of trial and error, not just in your choice of coffee powder but in brewing method too. Be open to trying out various new flavours and blends to decide what degree of mild or bold coffee you like. An easy way to decide is to sample packages of different types of coffee since this will determine the flavor that you like the most. Each brand of instant coffee tends to be consistent over time.
04/5Always check the packaging
It is important that you always check the packaging to ensure that you use quality coffee powder. Always check for the roast date so you have an idea of how many days have passed since the beans were roasted. Check your instant coffee powder for added chicory as it is an important taste aspect. Coffee enthusiasts may usually wish to opt for 100 percent coffee for the strong taste. But if you are someone who likes to experiment with various flavours, you may opt for flavored coffee too.
05/5Coffee powder or crystals
An important aspect when it comes to choosing coffee is whether to opt for coffee powder or crystals. The main difference between these two is the way they are processed. While instant coffee powder is created by means of spray drying, coffee crystals are created by freeze drying. Both these processes greatly impact quality and taste owing to their flavor preserving process. Coffee Crystals however are known to be better in preserving the coffee’s natural flavors and aroma, resulting in a better taste.
So now that you have learnt the best tips to choose the right coffee, perhaps you won’t feel so lost the next time you wish to pick a choice.