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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”

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?”

What is the Melodrip?

In the pour-over realm, things have gotten pretty interesting lately with one of the newer coffee devices on the market. There is something out now called “Melodrip”. What this device does is enable a more even extraction of grounds when pouring for a Chemex, V60, or any other pour-over type method.

It is essentially designed to work like a shower head. It is composed of a stick that holds a “filter” on the end that is basically a bunch of holes that distribute water into a “rain” over the grounds when water is poured through it rather than a simple steady stream from a kettle. Continue reading “What is the Melodrip?”

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 Espresso differentiates from regular coffee: I’m here to solve this problem.

First off, let me clarify; it’s Espresso, not Expresso. There is simply no “X” in Espresso. Continue reading “Espresso Explained Simply”