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9 Rules for How to Make a Perfect Cup of Coffee (Page 8)

Don’t skimp on the coffee

Rule 7. Don’t Skimp On The Coffee

The standard measure for brewing coffee of proper strength is 2 level tablespoons per 6-ounce cup or about 2 3/4 tablespoons per 8-ounce cup. Tricks like using less coffee and hotter water to extract more cups per pound tend to make for bitter brews.

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