Hey Gang, Christopher here. Most people chalk up bad, bitter coffee to poor preparation. They might think they used too fine a grind. Or that they used too much. Or maybe they brewed too long. While coffee prep plays some role in how your coffee will taste like, bad coffee begins even before you start brewing. Heck, sometimes even before you start grinding it. And because nobody in this life deserves bad coffee, here are the top five reasons why your cup isn’t as fantastic as it should be, and how to fix it.