Coffee Basics


CHOOSING A ROAST

The degree to which coffee beans are roasted determines coffee's taste and aroma. Not sure which roast is right for you? Learn about the flavor differences by clicking on the roast meter.

MILD ROAST

MILD ROAST

Mild roasts provide a smooth taste, light flavor, and peak aroma. 

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MEDIUM ROAST

MEDIUM ROAST

Medium roasts offer robust taste and full flavor.

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MEDIUM-DARK ROAST

MEDIUM-DARK ROAST

Medium-dark roasts combine dark, rich taste with a full body.

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DARK ROAST

DARK ROAST

Dark roasts are noted for their bold, smoky, bittersweet taste.

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Measuring Coffee & More

How to Measure Coffee

Whether you're brewing coffee for a family reunion or just a small gathering, use our coffee calculator to figure out how much water and Folgers Coffee you need.

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How to Store Coffee

Properly storing your Folgers Coffee also will help you preserve the best flavor. We recommend storing Folgers Ground Coffee and Instant Coffee in a cool, dry place with the lid tightly closed.

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How to Recycle Coffee

Don't know what to do with your leftover grounds? Rather than throwing them away, try recycling them in one of our interesting ways.

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WHAT MORE CAN YOU MAKE WITH COFFEE?

More than just in your cup, Folgers Coffee makes a delicious ingredient in recipes, too.

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