how to clean a glass coffee carafe

How to Clean a Glass Coffee Carafe?

Whether you have an electric or non-electric carafe, it is essential to clean your carafe regularly to ensure that your coffee tastes good and doesn’t degrade over time. Here’s how to clean a glass coffee carafe in the right way.

What you need:

  • Lemon juice or vinegar
  • Baking soda
  • A bowl
  • Rubber gloves
  • A brush or sponge

Steps to Clean the Carafe:

  • Fill it with warm water: Take some warm water and fill your carafe until the water covers its entire inside. Make sure that there are no grounds or tea leaves left in the carafe.
  • Pour in the vinegar or lemon juice: Add either vinegar or lemon juice to the carafe and let it sit for 15-20 minutes.
  • Add some baking soda: Pour a tablespoon or two of baking soda into the carafe and fill it with warm water. Mix all the ingredients together and let it sit for another 10 minutes.
  • Scrub with a brush or sponge: Picking up a brush or sponge, scrub down all the inside walls of the carafe, making sure that all dirt and residue is removed.
  • Rinse and dry: Rinse the inside of the carafe with clean water and dry it with a cloth. You can also put the carafe upside down on a clean towel to allow any excess water to drip out of it.

Tips for Keeping your Glass Coffee Carafe Clean:

  • Always remember to clean your carafe at least once a week.
  • Brew your coffee in a microwave-safe mug whenever possible, as this will reduce the need for cleaning the carafe.
  • Avoid using too hot of water when making coffee, as this can leave behind residue on the carafe.
  • Rinse your carafe right after each use to prevent the buildup of coffee grounds and oils.

Keeping your glass carafe clean is a great way to ensure that you have a great cup of coffee every time! With these steps, you can now confidently and safely clean your carafe so that it stays in its best condition.

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