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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”

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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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?”

The Coffee Recipe Book: A New Book From Coffee Made Better Coming This Winter

Hey there coffee nerds! It’s Daniel Lancaster here (the editor of this coffee inter-web platform), and I have some exciting news to tell you.

If you have been reading Coffee Made Better for a while, you may notice something: I like to write about coffee. Not only that, but I like to write about it in a way that breaks it down so that folks who don’t know about coffee can approach the matter with ease. Well to express my dedication to helping people have amazing coffee, I have gone even further down this avenue and decided to write a book!

Yes. That is correct. Not just a blog post…an entire book on the bean. Without further ado, I present: The Coffee Recipe Book: 50 Coffee and Espresso Drinks to Make at Home. Continue reading “The Coffee Recipe Book: A New Book From Coffee Made Better Coming This Winter”