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Suddenly coffee tastes TERRIBLE!!!

I have used this coffee maker for almost a year. All of the sudden the coffee has a horrible after taste. I have not changed the water (purified) or the coffee that I use. I clean it regularly and also regularly change the water filter. Thanks.

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First try putting a cycle through with no coffee - see if you have any more luck identifying the taste. If you haven't descaled recently, that could be the cause - scale can hold other materials which can be tasted - run a cycle with 50% white vinegar, then rinse through a couple of times and see what you get - if you need to get rid of any vinegar taste, just run a cycle with a couple of teaspoons of bicarbonate of soda through. The water could still be to blame - even purified, there are certain things that can change that most purifying methods will not remove, such as higher salt levels during summer months etc. Make a cup of coffee without the machine at all, and see if you get the same aftertaste. The machine may not be to blame. Hope this helps, please ask again if you need more info :)

Posted on Sep 10, 2007

  • Anonymous Sep 10, 2007

    First try putting a cycle through with no coffee - see if you have any more luck identifying the taste.

    If you haven't descaled recently, that could be the cause - scale can hold other materials which can be tasted - run a cycle with 50% white vinegar, then rinse through a couple of times and see what you get - if you need to get rid of any vinegar taste, just run a cycle with a couple of teaspoons of bicarbonate of soda through.

    The water could still be to blame - even purified, there are certain things that can change that most purifying methods will not remove, such as higher salt levels during summer months etc.

    Make a cup of coffee without the machine at all, and see if you get the same aftertaste. The machine may not be to blame.

    Hope this helps, please ask again if you need more info :)

  • Anonymous Sep 10, 2007

    Sorry, posted twice - another thought, could the coffee be being burned - perhaps machine running hotter than before - could be caused by limescale also, insulating the thermostat. a descale should solve that.

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