Do you think coffee should be kept in the freezer? Have you ever re-heated your coffee in the microwave? Let’s set the coffee record straight on the “should” and “should nots.”
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Myth #1: Keeping Coffee In Your Freezer Keeps It Fresher
When you freeze or refrigerate your coffee you are doing the worst thing possible for the flavor of your beans. Coffee is the ultimate aroma absorber and despite your best zip locking, the smells in your fridge or freezer will be absorbed by your coffee. Onion flavored coffee doesn't taste that great! Coffee also absorbes moisture when it's in the fridge/freezer. No matter how well it's sealed the coffee will pick up moisture, especially coming in and out of your freezer. For best results keep your coffee in a sealed container out of direct sunlight.
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