GREEN COFFEE CLASSIFICATION

Overview The evaluation and grading of green coffee beans is an important step in ensuring an excellent final cup of coffee. Only the finest quality coffee beans should be used for the preparation of extraordinary coffee drinks. Excellent roasting and brewing practices combined with poor-quality coffee beans will not create memorable coffee experiences. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2018-2019Some Rights […]

WATER TEMPERATURE AT COFFEE BREWING

Water temperature The water temperature plays a crucial role in the brewing process and affects the aroma and flavours of the final coffee drink. Coffee grounds are filled with various oils, acids and chemical compounds. There are soluble and insoluble particles. The soluble particles affect the aroma and flavor and the insoluble particles contribute to […]

COFFFEE BLOOMING – WHAT IS IT?

Blooming – what is it? The blooming process is one of the more important processes of the coffee preparation. The main reason is that this time one starts the first relation/connection between the water and the coffee grains. Also, this time you start to create the flavours. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2018-2019Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under […]

10 TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR BREWING SKILLS

Coffee enjoying & Brewing skills Buy freshly roasted, whole beans. I prefer to purchase beans that come with a roasting date that is not older than 2 to 4 weeks. I use them within 6 weeks. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2017-2018Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Attribution, Share AlikeLicense Abstract:You may copy this content, […]

THE PACAMARA VARIETAL COFFEE CHERRIES

Opposites attract… Pacamara coffee beans – history The Pacamara coffee varietal resulted from the crossing of two varieties. Which are quite different from each other:  the Pacas and Maragogype varietals. It’s name combines the first four letters of each parent varietal. The Salvadoran Institute for Coffee Research (ISIC) created this relatively new coffee varietal in […]

BEAING A HOME BARISTA

“Some pursue happiness – others create it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (American essayist, 1803 -1882) Home Barista I met an old friend of mine the other day. We spoke about life and traveling. After a while, he said: “Marek, you know a lot about coffee. I’m sure you have a secret recipe for preparing excellent […]

HAWAII KONA COFFEE

Nature is where it all begins for the Hawaiians. In fact, they call themselves keiki o ka aina children of the land’. – M. J. Harden, Author of Voices of Wisdom Hawaiian Elders Speak Hawaii – the 50th state of the USA – is an awe-inspiring geographical wonder, located out in the middle of the […]

THE VARIOUSE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN HONEY PROCESSES

Colour Your World! Coffee can be processed from the cherry to the green beans that are going to be roasted via a ‘Honey’ Processing Method. In doing so, only the skin and the pulp of the coffee cherry are removed. The coffee beans (seeds) are dried within the remaining honey-like, sugary, mucilage layer – the […]

COFFEE PAPER FILTERS

COFFEE FILTERS Coffee filters were invented in the early 1900s by Melitta Benz, a housewife from Dresden, Germany with a big passion for coffee. She was brewing coffees daily and was not happy with the fact that too many coffee grounds were getting into her final cup. To solve this problem, she linked two things […]

SHOULD WE DRINK WATER BEFORE, OR AFTER COFFEE?

Question: Should we drink water before or after coffee? Answer: It’s recommended to drink 2 glasses of water before drinking 1 cup of coffee. That way, we can enjoy the aftertaste of coffee longer. If we drink the water right after the coffee, Baristas could think that we didn’t like the coffee and that we […]