3 Ways to Have the Best Coffee

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make the best coffee? There are hundreds of different techniques out there, but one of the most important aspects of any good coffee is how you use the coffee beans themselves. No matter how great the tools are that you have, bad coffee can come from bad beans. Here are 3 simple ways to ensure that you have the best coffee each and every time.

1. Keep Your Coffee Stored Right

5 Reasons You Should Love Coffee (Even more!)

Have you ever sat down and wondered why you love coffee so much? Is it the wonderful aroma? Could it be the fact that it helps you function throughout the day? You probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that there are a number of benefits to drinking and having coffee around you throughout the day. What may surprise you, however, is just how many things that you can do with coffee and the benefits that it carries. Here are 5 reasons that we keep loving coffee.

Knowing Your Coffee Roasts: Medium Roasts

Following light roasts are medium roasts. These coffees are slightly different from their lighter counterparts, allowing more people to try a flavor that isn’t as acidic. The following will detail how medium roasts are different from other roasts in order to help you determine what roast is best for you.

What is a Medium Roast?

Knowing Your Coffee Roasts: Light Roast

There are various differences between each type of coffee roast, and you’ll be able to enjoy your beverages much more if you know what to look for and which ones are your favorites. While this won’t be a definitive guide, it will give you the information needed to help you understand each blend. This article will start with the light roast.

What are Light Roasts?

Learning about Coffee Roast Types

Are you someone that’s starting to learn about coffee? It can be very intimidating to learn that there are so many different types out there, but don’t worry! You’ll be able to determine what type is the best for you by reading this handy guide. This won’t get too detailed about specific roasts, but you’ll have enough information to make the best choice and narrow down your options.

What are Roasts?

5 Fun and Weird Facts about Coffee

Everybody loves coffee, but not everyone knows about the unique and fun side of coffee. Here are five of the most fun and weird facts that you can impress your friends with.

1. It Used to Be Eaten

World Coffees

arabica vs robusta coffee beans

French Coffee – First of all, there is no such thing. Coffee grows in a band of coastal and mountainous nations that reside closest to the Equator. Places like India, Brazil and Kenya which are as exotic and mysterious as the flavor of coffee itself. Each location has a unique signature that is sometimes subtle and sometimes very powerful. When blended they often give a balanced flavor similar to a fine wine.

What Is Your Relationship To Coffee?

freshly roasted coffee

I grew up in a small town in the Midwest.  As a young child my favorite adult in the world was my Uncle Jim.  He would stop by for coffee at least once a week and thrill us all with tales of his adventures.  He was an avid outdoorsman who made his living as an arborist and sold firewood as an aside.  Often times he would gather a load of wood and deliver it to one of our elderly neighbors free of charge to be sure they kept warm during the cold winter months.  He also dabbled in masonry as moving large rocks “kept him strong”.  Always good natured and kind, Uncle Jim was and still is a joy

Dark Roast Coffee

What makes a DARK Roast Coffee?

Coffee cherries are green prior to roasting. They lack the characteristic flavor that we have come to value in a good cup of coffee. Roasting the beans reduces their water content and releases sugars, fats and starches in the bean. As this happens the beans develop an oily surface. This oil is what gives coffee its distinctive aroma and taste. Expert roasters use a combination of bean mass, temperature, smell, color, and sound to monitor the roasting process and produce the desired flavors and levels of roast.

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