Many people begin their coffee adventure with highly sweetened, flavored and ingredient-laden versions of the drink. And if this is what you’ve become used to, a cup of simple, black coffee can be a tough sell to your tastebuds. But the trip is worth taking, because with a little retraining, you can learn to appreciate the joys and advantages of what the coffee itself has to offer. Welcome to the honest, delicious world of coffee at its purest. You may find you’ve never loved your favorite beverage this much.
- Learn what you’re missing out on.
- Try some simple steps to help yourself adjust gradually to black coffee.
- Drinking black coffee enables you to appreciate coffee more (and more types of coffee).
“There are tons of great reasons to drink black coffee: the health benefits of cutting the dairy or sugar; Emersonian simplicity; a desire to learn more about the flavor nuances of coffee.”