Tag: french press

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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What is Third Wave Coffee?

If you have ever been around a coffee nerd, you may have heard the phrase “3rd Wave Coffee” bounced around and over glorified. You may have also seen this on a coffee label or heard it in referring to certain companies as opposed to others; I am here to save you from your lack of knowledge. Continue reading “What is Third Wave Coffee?”

What is the American Coffee Press?

We have all heard of the French Press before…but what is the ‘American Press?’

The American Press is one of the newest coffee brewing methods that in some ways is a mix between the traditional French Press and the more recent AeroPress. Continue reading “What is the American Coffee Press?”

Espresso Explained Simply

It seems the world has trouble understanding how Espressoย differentiates from regular coffee: I’m here to solve this problem.

First off, let me clarify; it’sย Espresso, notย Expresso. There is simply no “X” in Espresso. Continue reading “Espresso Explained Simply”

The U.S. Withdraws From the International Coffee Agreement

The International Coffee Organization (ICO) just announced that the U.S. has decided to withdraw from the The International Coffee Agreement settled back in 2007. The agreement was aimed at helping producing and consuming countries by promoting a sustainable expansion of the coffee market. The withdrawal of the U.S. could potentially be very hazardous to coffee producing countries. Continue reading “The U.S. Withdraws From the International Coffee Agreement”