The Easy Way to Brew Coffee☕

A passion (or “thirst”) for new experiences is great, but you should, in addition, have solid knowledge. This advice can apply to almost any situation, and surely it’s something worth taking to heart amidst the coffee-making process. Find that healthy balance.    In doing so, you’ll have enough information to know what you’re capable of […]

THE ENERGY OF COFFEE

Energy in coffee – four small articles Smell, Taste, Enjoy or what is true coffee passion. Every coffee-lover should have at least three coffee monkeys inside themselves. Each monkey has a different task. One focuses on tasting flavours. Another one explores the aromas with his/her nose. And one more monkey feels the body of the […]

COFFEE BREWING METHODS

Two main coffee brewing methods INFUSION METHODS: It can be any method, where the water consistently flows through ground coffee from the filter to the cup. The exit holes of the coffee-maker are open and not blocked. Pre-infusion gives you control over clarity and extraction of the coffee brewing process. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2017-2019Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here […]

MISTAKES AND SOLUTIONS AT FILTER COFFEE

Possible sensory characteristics of the final coffee drink CORRECT: sweetness, complex acidity/fruit tones, sweet & ripe, full body, long ending UNDER-EXTRACTED: Sourness, saltiness, grassy, quick finish, lacking sweet, straw feeling OVER-EXTRACTED: bitter, sharp, dry, saltiness FLAT FLAVOURS: Usually the problem is not only created during the brewing process (for example by not choosing a suitable […]

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, […]

COFFEE IS N’T COMPETETION

Life is not a competition. Living a fulfilled and meaningful life is about cooperation and compassion. Specialty Coffee Championships I like the idea of ‘Specialty Coffee Festivals’ that celebrate the idea of unity and diversity. It does not matter, who is ‘the best’ farmer, ‘the best’ roaster or ‘the best’ barista because ‘the best’’ does […]

THE CHEMISTRY BETWEEN WATER AND COFFEE ☕

Knowing what difference water can make About 98 percent of your cup of coffee is water. Knowing and taking into account the quality and characteristic of water is a crucial part in the art of coffee-brewing. Different locations around the world have different kinds of water. The mineral balance and added substances of the water […]

COFFEE PEOPLE & EVOLUTION, WITHIN COFFEE LOVERS

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HEIRLOOM ARABICA – ETHIPIAN COFFEES

Heirloom’ coffees  – Enjoy delicious historic flavors When trying to capture the essence of Ethiopian coffees, Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea, a Chicago based US coffee roasting company, cites the American dancer, Isadora Duncan (1877-1927): “No, I can’t explain the dance to you. If I could tell you what it meant, there would be no point […]

ETHIOPIAN COFFEE BEANS

You travel on until you return home; you live on until you return to earth. – Ethiopian Proverb Ethiopia is a fascinating country. ‘The Land of Origins’ has a rich history, hospitable people with deep spiritual traditions, indescribably beautiful landscapes with striking natural contrasts. Ethiopia is the home the world’s rarest animals and plants and […]

KINTO – Enjoying a Slow & Wholesome Coffee Style

Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you. -John De Paola Kinto, is an inspiring Japanese tableware company that handcrafts simple and elegant equipment for preparing and enjoying drip coffee. More and more coffee lovers around the world are now discovering this wonderful company and select their charming and comfortable […]

HISTORY OF COFFEE – FIRST DRIPPER FROM MELITTA

Decisive Moments in the History of Coffee Culture: Melitta Benz – The Inventor of Paper Coffee Filter Exploring the history of pour-over coffee is exciting and inspiring! It’s a collection of stories about people like you and us –  coffee lovers, who kept asking themselves, how they could improve the quality of their daily coffee […]