Category: Coffee Facts & Science

What is a Flat White?: Explained

Of all the drinks on a cafe menu, one of the most complicated to explain is the Flat White. Why?

There is no 100% accurate definition for a flat white.

If you ask 10 different specialty coffee baristas, “What is a flat white”, you will receive 11 different answers.

It’s one of those drinks that has evolved over the years and taken various forms which brings it to it’s unique, hard-to-pin-down form today. Continue reading “What is a Flat White?: Explained”

Difference Between Cold Brew and Iced Coffee

Many people who are new to coffee often become confused when they see contradicting things about Cold Brew and Iced Coffee. Many people tend to think they are the same thing, however, wonder why it goes by two different names. The truth is that it goes by two different names because it is two different things!

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How does Elevation Impact The Taste of Coffee Beans?

You may have noticed that when you buy coffee beans or grounds often times the package states what the elevation was in which the beans were grown. The packages will often rave about how high their coffee was grown and make it seem like such a big deal that it was grown at high elevations. I am here to clear up what it means when something is grown at higher elevations and if it really matters at all. Continue reading “How does Elevation Impact The Taste of Coffee Beans?”

What do Bees Have to do With Coffee?

You may think to yourself, “absolutely nothing”, however, I am here to change your mind on that today: Bees have everything to do with coffee. Continue reading “What do Bees Have to do With Coffee?”