10/21/2014 07:37 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

There's A Right And Wrong Way To Grind Coffee

If you're the kind of person who grinds their coffee beans fresh every day, we know you truly care about how your morning cup tastes. We also know that brewing your own coffee is not as easy as grabbing a cup on your way to work. To commend you for all your hard work, we have a gift: a handy guide on how finely to grind your coffee.

When it comes to making a great cup of coffee, everyone talks about the freshness of beans, the temperature of the water and even the bloom that happens when water and beans meet. But equally important is how coarsely or finely the beans are ground. We'd hate for you to go through all the trouble of making a fresh cup of coffee only to get it wrong while grinding the beans.

In case you didn't know, every brewing method requires a different grind. And here's the right grind for each type of brewing method, beautifully put together in the infographic below by the people from I Love Coffee:

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