This week on Instagram we focused on the Aeropress. We discussed the brewing process, different techniques, and how to tune your own recipes. Here it is, all in one place. Day one AEROPRESS WEEK STARTS NOW. Today, let’s take a look at the device itself. Aeropress uses an immersion technique to brew coffee. This means … Continue reading Aeropress week on Instagram
Welcome back! Happy Canada Day // 4th of July! I hope you manage to take some time to sit in the sun and drink a lot of coffee. Before we get the the beans, some administrative details. First: if you missed the ship date for July, have no fear! There are leftovers of these beautiful … Continue reading July Coffee
For the last week or so, I have been very comfortable leaving the house in a t-shirt. Is this… summer? This month, our theme is “coffee bags that are white”. Just kidding, but it turns out that is what you’re getting. Pairs well with your summer-only white pants. Among our white-bags we have two Canadian roasters … Continue reading June Coffee
New Orleans is more than Mardi Gras and the French Quarter. In fact, when I visited in late February, I only spent one afternoon in the party-all-the-time Bourbon Street neighborhood known for its loose alcohol and clothing policies. I spent the rest of the week exploring the neighborhoods on the west side of the … Continue reading New Orleans Coffee+Travel Guide 2019
If you are still in school like me, then May probably means the end of regular scheduled classes. To me, it also means I get to start having my morning coffee on the outside balcony which is my favorite thing. This month I get to share three coffees with you that paired exceptionally well with … Continue reading May Coffee
Cupping for clarity Cupping is the way the coffee industry grades coffee… and it’s hilarious. Not that it’s not important or that it’s done in a stupid way, it just looks silly. Here is an abridged version of the Specialty Coffee Association protocol; Cupping Glasses Cupping vessels shall be of tempered glass or ceramic material. … Continue reading Cupping with a french press?
Coffee roasting; how complicated could that be? Just heat some beans until they turn brown, and you’re good to go. I recently found some local green coffee suppliers and realized I can buy small quantities for a fairly reasonable price. So I decided I would build my own coffee roasting setup. This is my journal. … Continue reading DIY coffee roasting [Part two: roaster designs]