Brewing Tips

Tips for making it delicious every time

Now you can brew your coffee the Dunkin' way with our packaged coffees and K-Cup® packs.

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Get Tips:    For Hot Coffee   For Iced Coffee   For Keurig® Brewers




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For Hot Coffee

Brew at home with our packaged coffee and K-Cup® Packs. Original Blend, Dunkin' Dark® Roast, Dunkin’ DecafTM, French Vanilla, and Hazelnut flavors available. Learn more

Store your coffee in cool, dry spaces at room temperature for best results.
Clean your brewer and carafe before brewing for even better coffee.
The longer your coffee is on the burner, the more bitter it gets. After 20 minutes, it can be downright mean.
Coffee absorbs flavors and aromas of anything around it. Store it in an airtight container to keep it fresher for longer.
Reheating your coffee is a recipe for bad coffee. Instead, use the burner or an insulated mug to keep it pipin’ hot.
Ground coffee remains fresh for up to seven days after opening, whole bean coffee up to 20 days.
The finer you grind it, the stronger the flavor gets. Experiment to see what's your grind.
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For Iced Coffee

Choose from Original Blend, Dunkin' Dark®  Roast, Dunkin’ DecafTM, French Vanilla, and Hazelnut flavors to make your icy treat. Available in K-Cup® packs and packaged coffee. Learn more

Keep iced coffee cooler for longer by storing it in the fridge. Not rocket science, but coffee science.
Let the pot cool off before adding ice. Helps to take it off the burner, too.
Add enough ice to double your iced coffee’s volume for deliciously cool results.
Melting ice dilutes the coffee. Which is why you should brew your iced coffee with twice the amount of coffee grinds you use for hot coffee.
Seal your icy brew in an airtight container to retain that awesome freshness.
Left unrefrigerated, iced coffee is only good for eight hours after brewing. Short but sweet.


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For Keurig Brewers

Original Blend, Dunkin' Dark® Roast, Dunkin’ DecafTM, French Vanilla, and Hazelnut flavored K-Cup® packs available for homemade Dunkin’ greatness. Learn more

Before you clean your machine, remember to unplug first. Otherwise, the results can be shocking.
Avoid leaving water in the reservoir. It’ll evaporate and leave behind mineral deposits that can clog the system.


It’s a good idea to run a cleansing brew of water after you’ve made your drink. Especially if that drink was a sweet one.
Brew Iced Coffee K-Cup® packs directly over ice. Do not use glass.
Descale your brewer every 3-6 months to keep your brewer runnin’ great and your drinks tasting delicious.
For additional tips for maintaining your machine, please visit the Keurig website.