Tag: culture

Coffee Origins Guide: Uganda

For years, coffee from Uganda has seemed to be very similar to Kenyan coffee, however, simply not as good. In some ways, coffee from Uganda could have been dubbed “Kenya’s ugly step-sister”. That preconceived notion needs to change…Ugandan coffee is an origin on the rise. Continue reading “Coffee Origins Guide: Uganda”

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”

Farewell: Asheville, NC

Farewell just opened up in Asheville’s south slope. With great a vibe, bright space, and a diverse but well-crafted menu, Farewell will be trailblazing a new culture of coffee in Asheville. Continue reading “Farewell: Asheville, NC”

What We’re Brewing: Halo Hartume by Cooperative Coffee Roasters

In the Asheville coffee scene, there is a new kid on the block: Cooperative Coffee Roasters. While I didn’t get a chance to try them out as quickly as I wanted to, I finally was able to brew up their new release: Halo Hartume.

Coffee Profile

Name: Halo Hartume

Process: Washed

Origin: Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia

Tasting Notes: Hibiscus, Lime, Honeydew, Melon

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Is the Kruve Coffee Sifter Necessary?

The new product under the name “Kruve” is essentially a bunch of sifters you can use to sift your coffee grounds so that you can weed out any too coarse or too fine particles from entering your brew. Continue reading “Is the Kruve Coffee Sifter Necessary?”