The Coffee Imperative
Coffee stories, brewing guides, and everything in-between.
How To Make Better Coffee In Just 30 Seconds
There is nothing in the coffee world quite as spectacular as a flawless bloom. The only question is what does that mean? In short, the bloom is the process in which the coffee grounds de-gas by the application of hot water. Especially if you’re making pour-overs at home or relying on a French Press, don’t skip the climactic thirty seconds that will enhance your cup from good to great and tattoo the memory of deliciousness on your tongue.
What You Need To Know After Tossing Out The Keurig
From Chemex and Hario to French Press, Aeropress and more, there are many reputable ways to brew coffee. The options can seem endless, overwhelming any beginner at-home barista. So, let’s boil it down by focusing on the two major categories of popular brewing methods: drip (or pour-over) and immersion.
What Makes Specialty Coffee So Special?
When you sip your morning coffee, you are on the receiving end of a Hobbit-worthy journey, where a lowly pit of a coffee cherry travels many miles, through many hands, transforming into noble deliciousness. The movement of specialty coffee honors that story of the bean and ensures it remains a good story for everyone involved. That's what makes specialty coffee so special. The people are valued, the process is ethical, and the product is delightful.
How To Make Amazing Coffee Like A True Barista
As you develop your brewing skills and get the most out of your in-home coffee experience, take a moment to consider the five T’s of making amazing coffee: Type, Technique, Time, Temperature, and Taste.
How To Grind Coffee To Make The Perfect Cup
If you’re looking to get serious about your coffee game at home, one of the first investments you should consider purchasing is a quality grinder. But, from blade grinders and burr grinders to the fervent guy-at-the-club-grinder, it can be easy to get tangled in a web of internet search results.
The 5 Essentials for Every Coffee Enthusiast
Brewing a fresh cup of single-origin coffee is a rewarding ritual that marks the start of something great. Whether coffee is the catalyst for your day or it is the spark to an amazing conversation, drinking good coffee and having a setup at home that works for you is important! In this post, we have broken down the 5 essential elements to the perfect in-home coffee experience.