Coffee FAQ

Should Busy Bee's Cold Brews be refrigerated?

Yes, please keep it in the fridge if you're not planning to consume immediately.

How long does Busy Bee's cold brew last?

If refrigerated, our bottled cold brew it will last for 1-2 weeks and our cold brew lattes for around 5 days.

What is the best way to store coffee beans?

Coffee beans starts losing its flavor once its exposed to air and moisture after roasting. We strongly suggest keeping your roasted coffee beans in an airtight container and storing it in a cool, dark place.

How long will coffee stay fresh?

Roasted whole beans will keep its best flavor for a month from its roast date. For getting the maximum flavors out of your coffee, we recommend grinding just before brewing.

What grind size should I use?

we suggest getting burr grinders to get evenly ground beans. While there is no universal standard grind setting and it differs from machine to machine, here is the general rule of thumb.

Coarse Grind - Cold brew, french press

Medium Grind- Pour over, Machine Drip, Aeropress

Fine Grind - Espresso, Moka Pot

What does poorly brewed coffee taste like?

You cup of coffee will vary on how well you've extracted the beans during brewing. Under extracted beans will taste sour and acidic while overly extracted beans will taste bitter and dry. Generally, if your coffee is under extracted, try using a finer grind size or higher temperature water. If you're coffee is bitter, try using a coarser grind or lower temperature water.