Category: Coffee News & Culture

Embrace Coffee Stains

If you were to look at my wardrobe, you would find one thing in common with all articles of my clothing: coffee stains. Maybe you are like me and you manage to get more coffee on your clothes than in your mouth.

The truth is; we signed up for this life when we started drinking coffee. Continue reading “Embrace Coffee Stains”

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Is Specialty Coffee Worth It?

With the growing trend towards specialty coffee, there has been some speculation about whether or not the extra effort is worth it. Specialty coffee requires extra time, energy, money, and significant research and study to be done well. For someone just looking for their morning fix; many would argue that it isn’t worth it. Allow me to change your mind… Continue reading “Is Specialty Coffee Worth It?”

Coffea Stenophylla: The Unknown Coffee

Most of the coffee that is currently consumed throughout the world is of the Arabica or Robusta species. Arabica is known for it’s higher quality and more fruity and floral flavors, while Robusta is known for it’s more bitter earthy flavors.

While those are primarily the only two species found on the market, there are actually 124 different species of the coffee plant. Coffea Stenophylla is one of them that has actually been for many years a mystery. Continue reading “Coffea Stenophylla: The Unknown Coffee”

Choosing a Good Decaf Coffee (It’s hard)

In the world of specialty coffee, the word decaf causes many baristas to shudder. The typical idea that decaf coffee isn’t real coffee is actually beginning to fade. With many new practices in the specialty coffee world, there are actually some decaf coffees that taste pretty darn good.

Continue reading “Choosing a Good Decaf Coffee (It’s hard)”