The Beat Kit Coffee Cleaning Tools
A coffee maker is cleaned by using a dry dish towel, damp dish towel, hot soapy water, clean water and sponge. The first step to cleaning the coffee maker involves dumping any coffee grounds left in the filter while emptying the carafe. Water and vinegar solution is made by using equal amounts of water and vinegar and filling the water chamber to capacity. A brew cycle is started until halfway whereby the coffee maker is turned off and allowed to stay for an hour.The brew cycle is cleared by turning on the coffee maker after the end of the one hour. Completion of the brew cycle allows the start of the next phase which filling the water chamber with clean water only.
When the water is filled a whole new brew cycle is run again. Cooling of the coffee maker machine is done in between the brews as the brew cycle is repeated two times more. The coffee maker is wiped from the outside to the inside while washing of the carafe and filtering the basket in hot soapy water takes place concurrently.
The finally process is reassembling the coffee maker.Regular cleaning of the coffee maker is done so as to result to the best brewed coffee. Devices or equipment’s that are used in brewing of coffee are known as coffee makers. Coffee makers are also known as coffee machines and are of different types.
There are different principles of brewing applied in coffee making. Machines used in coffee making include; cafetiere, espresso machine, single serve coffee maker, electric drip coffee makers among others. An electric drip coffee maker works by dispensing water from a cold water reservoir into a flexible hose in the base of the reservoir leading to heating in a heating chamber. Dripolator is the other name of an electric drip coffee maker and it applies the principle of thermosiphon. In order for the heated water to reach the ground coffee it passes through an insulated rubber then to a spray head then to the ground coffee contained in a brew basket.
In order to prevent over heating in the metal tube by the water a thermostat is contained in the electric coffee maker. A stove top coffee maker is referred to as a moka pot which operates by passing hot water pressurized steam through ground coffee. As a type of coffee making machine is the vacuum brewer which uses the vacuum principle. The mode of working by a vacuum brewer is that it operates by heating the water in a lower vessel until expansion forces the contents through a narrow tube into an upper vessel containing the ground coffee.