Why Roasting Coffee Well is So Challenging
Making coffee taste good is a lot of work. Quality-focused farmers meticulously hand pick their coffee cherries, and then process these with great care before sending their coffee abroad to be roasted. Once it has arrived at the roaster, however...Read More
Why do Bags of Coffee Have that Valve in the Front?
Maybe you’ve noticed that most bags of coffee have a small valve on the front. If you’re like me, your first instinct is to squeeze the bag and smell the heavenly vapors that burst forth. While this might be what we intuitively want to use them...Read More
One Simple Tool to Make Better Coffee at Home: A Scale
Brewing coffee well is more difficult than you might expect. In the not-too-distant past, making coffee at home was a simple process: you measured out a few tablespoons of pre-ground coffee from a tin, loaded it up in your countertop coffee...Read More
Tasting Notes Demystified
If you’ve browsed the supermarket coffee aisle in the last few years, maybe you’ve noticed an influx of new bags of coffee from small, quality-focused companies. Often, these bags present the coffee consumer with a host of terminological...Read More
What is Cascara? A Trendy and Delicious Upcycled Coffee By Product
Cascara is an exciting new trend in the coffee world, made all the more so because it is good for both the environment and coffee farmers. Coffee has been consumed regularly for hundreds of years, but Cascara is a recent innovation in our...Read More
10 Tips to Brew the Perfect Cup!
Buy fresh whole bean coffee instead of pre-ground coffee. The beans actually offers a protective shell, which contains and preserves the oils, flavors and aromas of the coffee. If you pre-grind coffee those oils could evaporate and you lose a lot...Read More