Tag: environment

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”

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Coffee As An Expression of the Gospel

Don’t dismiss this article due to the outlandish claim the title gives. I am not claiming that your habit of buying an iced caramel latte on the way to work is a way that you live out your duties as a follower of Christ. I however, do believe that the coffee you drink in the morning in many ways does scream of a divine creator who cares about beauty and art and creates individuals in his likeness. Continue reading “Coffee As An Expression of the Gospel”

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 elevationΒ 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?”