Coffee Beans Storage Tips from your friends at Coffee Beans Shop Australia! One of the premier destinations to get some of the most tantalizing and daily roasted coffee online.
There are several heated debates regarding the best methods to store and preserve the freshness of your roasted coffee beans. Whether you have purchased wholesale coffee beans, coffee online or even green coffee beans, there are various ways to ensure the maximum life expectancy of your beloved brew!
It is worth noting that roasted coffee beans begin an instant flavor profile deterioration and an overall coffee quality degeneration as soon as the coffee has been roasted, yet we cannot take this too seriously as we cant all be around to have a freshly ground espresso the moment the coffee has finished roasting, that would be preposterous! To put it in perspective with realistic expectations, the general rule of thumb is that noticeable deterioration occurs on average 72 hours after roasting, so ensure you are buying coffee from those who do it best; daily! To maximize the potential of the coffee you love and crave so dearly. Coffee is ideally best to be consumed within three to four weeks, so buy in smaller batches to ensure you are getting the best out of your beans.
A common misconception in coffee circles is that you must store coffee in the fridge, this isn’t always necessary. Ensure whole coffee beans are stored in an airtight, zip sealed bag or dark container in a cool, dark place such as a kitchen cupboard. Keep coffee away from moisture as this can damage the beans, this is why I don’t recommend using the fridge as moisture can often creep into corners of your stored coffee. My best advice would be to grind coffee on demand (if possible) to guarantee the freshest, tastiest coffee possible. I do encourage those buying in large quantities to store coffee beans in the freezer in an airtight bag or container. Just remember guys, air and water are coffees two worst enemies! keep them away from warm temperatures and you should assure a perfect brew for even the most particular of coffee aficionados!
Enjoy your beans!
Coffee Beans Shop Team