How to Clean a Glass Coffee Decanter
Cleanliness is essential in making great tasting coffee and extending the life of your coffee decanter. Here are some simple steps for how to clean a glass coffee decanter.
What You’ll Need:
- Mild dish soap
- Soft sponge or scrubbing brush
- White vinegar
- Clean water
Optional: Baking soda
Step 1: Rinse the Inside
Start by rinsing the inside of the decanter with clean water and a soft sponge or scrubbing brush. This will remove any surface deposits.
Step 2: Wash with Soap and Water
Next, fill the decanter with warm water and a drop of mild dish soap. Allow the mixture to stand for a few minutes and then scrub it with a soft sponge or brush. Rinse out the warm soapy water.
Step 3: Use Vinegar and Water
To remove any remaining deposits, mix equal parts white vinegar and water and pour the mixture into the decanter. Allow the vinegar and water to sit for a few minutes, then scrub the inside with a soft brush or sponge. Rinse the inside with warm, clean water.
Step 4: Use Baking Soda (optional)
If your decanter is particularly stained, you can try scrubbing it with a mixture of baking soda and water. Again, rinse thoroughly with warm, clean water.
Step 5: Dry
Once you’ve finished cleaning your decanter, make sure to dry it completely with a soft cloth or paper towels. This will help ensure that your decanter is free of streaks and residue.
Step 6: Enjoy!
Now all you need to do is fill your freshly-cleaned decanter with some fresh-brewed coffee and enjoy!