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  • A Method to Shut in Fresh Coffee Aroma and Revive Later

    Dec 1, 13 • Brewing, SliderNo Comments
    A Method to Shut in Fresh Coffee Aroma and Revive Later

    The coffee aroma is an essential component of the coffee drinking experience. When it’s freshly brewed, you are almost forced to enjoy its aroma filling the atmosphere before its taste from the cup. Even in a professional coffee cupping, the aroma is the first thing to be evaluated along with the dry fragrance. What coffee […]...

  • Evolution of Pour-Over Cone Drippers and Their Concepts

    Nov 17, 13 • Brewing, Slider10 Comments
    Evolution of Pour-Over Cone Drippers and Their Concepts

    When it comes to technology, a new invention gets progressively better, almost always. So is coffee equipment. Any phases in coffee farming, processing, roasting, and brewing, every equipment involved probably affects the final cup more or less. There probably is a legendary mucilage remover or something, which is like Probat for roasting or La Marzocco […]...

  • Caffeine and Other Less Known Bitterness in Coffee

    Oct 30, 13 • Roasting2 Comments
    Caffeine and Other Less Known Bitterness in Coffee

    Bitterness is one of primary taste characteristics of coffee. Other primary tastes, acidity, sweetness, saltiness, or sourness, doesn’t seem to represent coffee as well as the bitterness. I think this general recognition of coffee being bitter has a lot to do with the caffeine. Many drink coffee for pure joy like we do. Those who […]...

  • How Hardness of Water Affects Coffee Brewing

    Oct 16, 13 • Brewing, Slider9 Comments
    How Hardness of Water Affects Coffee Brewing

    Coffee is mostly water. The quality of water naturally affects cup result. Coffee is often considered to be a water containing small coffee particles, but it is ideally a clean solution in which various tasty chemicals are completely dissolved. Except, the espresso is a colloidal solution which soluble and unsoluble matters exist in the liquid. […]...

  • Melitta Hand Drip Method From Immersion to Permeative Brewing

    Aug 15, 13 • Brewing17 Comments
    Melitta Hand Drip Method From Immersion to Permeative Brewing

    This classic but still widely used dripper was invented German house wife Melitta Benz about a century ago. It is the very first conical dripper which all others later copied, reinvented, and redesined. The dripper features one small hole on the bottom, and there aBre ribs on the wall. The ribs keeps some space in […]...

  • Method to Add French Press Like Body and Mouthfeel into Pour-Over Coffee

    Jun 27, 13 • Brewing, Slider2 Comments
    Method to Add French Press Like Body and Mouthfeel into Pour-Over Coffee

    The paper drip brewing is an easy way to make a clean cup. If you like a black coffee with no milk and sugar, you probably love the hand dripped coffee. Yet, there is a weekness in a paper drip brewing. The paper filter reduces richness in a cup by filtering oily matter called cafestol […]...

  • The Introduction to Hand Drip, Clean and Flavorful Cup Result With Ease

    Jun 10, 13 • BrewingNo Comments
    The Introduction to Hand Drip, Clean and Flavorful Cup Result With Ease

    A hand drip has a high degree of freedom with which brewers can express subtle nuances in the cup. It suits most of varietals, roast levels, and grind levels because of its capability of expression. The low initial cost and the ease of maintenance are other reasons why the hand drip is a popular brewing […]...

  • How to Become A True Coffee Lover

    Jun 5, 13 • GeneralNo Comments
    How to Become A True Coffee Lover

    There is no certain way to enjoy coffee. Some might be just fine as long as they have coffee, others might like trying new coffee recipes, or a few wants to brew professional quality coffee at home. There are even coffee equipment collectors who have an espresso machine, a siphon brewer, or even a roaster. […]...

  • French Press Recipe by World Barista Champ and A Recipe Pursing Cleanliness

    May 30, 13 • Brewing2 Comments
    French Press Recipe by World Barista Champ and A Recipe Pursing Cleanliness

    French press is one of the most popular brewing methods. If you are looking for an easy manual brewing equipment other than dripper, this is definitely one that I can recommend(Aero Press is anther one). It’s easy but steadily makes good coffee. Importantly, it is inexpensive. There will be no additional cost involved unlike paper […]...

  • Coffee Is More Than Just Caffeine, Find Your Favorite Coffee

    May 17, 13 • GeneralNo Comments
    Coffee Is More Than Just Caffeine, Find Your Favorite Coffee

    According to stats, 50-60% of Americans are believed to be coffee drinkers. But How many of us clearly know what their favorite coffee is. Many of us drink coffee that’s just brought up without paying much attention. Even when you have remarks about coffee, it’s like “I like it” or “it’s like mud”. Considering how […]...