How much ground coffee do you use to make a pot in a coffeemaker?

How much ground coffee do you use to make a pot in a coffeemaker?

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  1. The standard answer is one coffee scoop per cup. A scoop is two tablespoons and a cup is 6 fluid ounces.
    But there is no standard amount. If you start with the above ratio, you’ll learn to make it a little stronger or weaker to suit your taste.

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  2. I’ve just read all the answers. It does seem that we all have our own preferences. The OP asked how much “ you “ use and we answered. Several people gave what they understood to be the standard proportions which ranged from one coffee scoop per 6 oz water with a scoop equalling 2 tablespoons ( the big one) to 1 teaspoon ( the little one) per 1 cup water ( cup? 8 oz or a teacup). One answer was 1 to 16 ratio.
    OP— read the directions on your coffee maker and follow them. If the coffee is too strong or too weak, for the next pot add more or less coffee. Best wishes to all coffee drinkers, weak (1 teaspoon?) or strong.

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  3. I use a half cup for a 12 cup coffee maker. Sometimes I use two heaping quarter cups for a bit more strength.
    Usually they tell you to use a teaspoon per cup, and that comes out about right for the measures above, considering they sometimes tell you to add an extra tablespoon for the pot.

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  4. I make my coffee fairly strong: 2 tablespoons per 10 oz. mug.

    A 12-cup coffee maker makes 6 10 oz. mugs, so that would be 12 tablespoons, or 3/4 cup.

    I can only make it this strong with a very good coffee. My choice is Illycaffe, reg or dark roast. If I’m forced to use a lesser coffee (hotel room, etc.) I’ll make it weaker, but won’t enjoy it as much. If I try to make it as strong, I’ll get a miserable cup.

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  5. Depends on how strong you want it and what the instructions are on your coffee maker – and if your coffee maker came with a measuring spoon. But rule of thumb is ONE TABLESPOON per cup.

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  6. A good starting ratio is 1:16 per weight of coffee ground to hot water. This comes to e.g. 20g of coffee for 330ml. If you find the resulting coffee too bitter, then grind more coarsely. If it’s too sour, then grind finer. If it’s disgusting, get better coffee! 🙂

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