What makes coffee bitter?

Answer Coffee tastes bitter to us because of the acid it contains. That acid activates taste receptors on our tongue, which our brain interprets as bitter.

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How do you make strong coffee that isn't bitter?

Grind your coffee Really coarse (chunky) and use more of itAnd use good cofee beans french roast or a dark roast

Coffee: Why does Starbucks wake me up, but coffee at home just makes me jittery?

There is a very scientific answer to your question.Here it is:It is caused by your over active imagination, it is all in your head..

What makes arugula bitter besides hot weather I grew some last year and I started it too late so it turned?

Arugula, or Rocket, is supposed to be bitter. When the leaves mature they become extremely bitter naturally, with or without hot weather. The trick is to use the baby leaves as they are much more a... Read More »

What makes a coffee an espresso as opposed to a drip coffee?

According to Espresso People, "Espresso is a beverage that is produced by pushing hot water, between 192 F and 204 F, at high pressures through a bed of finely ground, compacted coffee." In other w... Read More »