How to Clean a Glass Coffee Decanter
What You Need
- Old towel
- Warm Water
- Baking Soda
Cleaning a glass coffee decanter can seem like a daunting task at first. Fortunately, with a few basic supplies, it is actually rather simple. Your decanter should remain free of the bitter taste of burned coffee, and look exceptionally shiny and clean.
Step 1: Rinse the Decanter
Make sure to start with a clean slate. Take an old towel and rinse the decanter with hot water. This will help lift any oils, buildup, and sediment.
Step 2: Vinegar Soak
Fill the decanter with warm water and two tablespoons of white vinegar. Let the decanter sit in the solution for at least fifteen minutes. This will help remove any remaining oils or scents.
Step 3: Scrub
Once the vinegar soak is complete, use a clean towel or the back of a spoon to scrub away any remaining buildup.
Step 4: Baking Soda Soak
Fill the decanter with warm water and two tablespoons of baking soda. Let the decanter sit in the solution for at least fifteen minutes. This will help remove any remaining stains.
Step 5: Rinse
Finally, rinse out the decanter with warm water to remove any remaining vinegar or baking soda solution. Make sure to dry the decanter thoroughly before storing it.
Congratulations! Now you know how to clean a glass coffee decanter. Follow these steps regularly to ensure your decanter remains free of odors, oils, and stains.