Grounds for Thought

The Perfect Cup of Coffee

  • Start with fresh-roasted whole beans from the Carolina Coffee Co.
  • Select the proper grind—for drip coffee makers a medium grind is recommended.
  • Use only cold, clean water.
  • Measure 2 rounded tablespoons of ground coffee for each 8oz cup of water.
  • After coffee maker has completed brewing, swirl around carafe for a thorough blending of coffee.

5 Steps to Good Tea

  1. Fill Kettle with cold filtered water and apply heat.
  2. Warm teapot with a bit of hot water. Discard before adding tea.
  3. Add one teaspoon of tea per cup to the pot. An infuser basket or t-sac is often best to contain leaves.
  4. Pour hot water over the leaves.
  5. After four minutes, remove the leaves.

Water Temperatures

White or Green Teas – 165° to 175° F
Oolong Teas – 200° F
Black Teas/Herbals/Infusions – 212° F

It’s that simple! Now sit back, relax and you’ll know why
Nothing could be Finer than a Cup of Carolina”™