How to Clean a Dirty Glass Coffee Pot
Making a great cup of coffee starts with a clean coffee pot. Over time, brewing coffee can cause residue and stains to form inside of your glass coffee pot, resulting in a unpleasant flavor. Learning how to clean the glass coffee pot properly will ensure that your coffee performance is at its best and your coffee tastes great.
What You’ll Need:
- Baking Soda
- Paper Towels
Steps to Clean a Glass Coffee Pot:
- Fill the Pot: Begin by filling the glass coffee pot with equal parts baking soda and vinegar and adding some cool water. The water should cover the bottom of the pot, along with the baking soda and vinegar.
- Soak the Pot: Allow the pot to sit and soak for one hour, or until the stains have become soft enough to scrub.
- Scrub the Pot: Test the softness of the stains with a scrub brush or your fingers. Remove any stains with the brush or paper towel and rinse the pot.
- Rinse the Pot: Rinse the pot with warm water several times to make sure the baking soda and vinegar are removed.
- Dry the Outside: Use a paper towel to dry the outside surface of the pot.
- Add Coffee: Now that your pot is clean, add your favorite coffee and brew a great cup of coffee.
Keeping your glass coffee pot clean ensures that your coffee tastes great, and it also increases the life of your pot. Taking the time to clean your pot after each use will help make sure that your coffee always tastes the best it can be.