With the growing trend towards specialty coffee, there has been some speculation about whether or not the extra effort is worth it. Specialty coffee requires extra time, energy, money, and significant research and study to be done well. For someone just looking for their morning fix; many would argue that it isn’t worth it. Allow me to change your mind… Continue reading “Is Specialty Coffee Worth It?”
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”
You may have noticed that when you buy coffee beans or grounds often times the package states what the elevation 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?”
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?”