how to clean a glass coffee pot

How to Clean a Glass Coffee Pot

Making coffee can bring a sense of comfort and daily routine for many people. To continue to enjoy your coffee entirely and without any unpleasant surprises, maintaining your coffee pot is a must. Here are the steps to clean your glass coffee pot for the best tasting coffee.

Gather Supplies

  • Soap or dishwashing liquid
  • Dishcloths or sponges
  • White vinegar
  • Toothbrush (optional)

Prepare to Clean

  • Mix 1 part white vinegar and 1 part water in the carafe
  • Put the vinegar and water solution into the coffeemaker tank and turn the machine on
  • Wait for the brewing cycle to finish
  • Once finished, turn the machine off and unplug it

Start Cleaning

  • Empty the carafe and wash it out using some soap or dishwashing liquid and a cloth or sponge
  • Rinse the carafe with warm water and allow to air-dry
  • Clean the outer surface of the coffeemaker with a damp cloth
  • If necessary, use a soft-bristled toothbrush to remove stubborn residue
  • Refill the machine with a vinegar-water solution and run a brewing cycle again
  • Turn off the coffeemaker, unplug it and discard the leftover vinegar-water solution left in the carafe
  • Rinse the carafe and the coffeemaker tank with clean water several times
  • Leave the carafe to air-dry

Cooldown and Enjoying

  • Clean the filter basket with a damp cloth, if automatic cleaning isn’t available
  • Replace the filter, the carafe and plug the machine back in
  • Fill the tank with clean water and start the machine again
  • Discard the content of the carafe
  • Your coffeemaker is now ready! Enjoy your next cup of coffee

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