A lot of talk in the specialty coffee business has been about “Transparency”. Specifically, people want to make sure producers (farmers) are being paid fairly. There have been a few attempts – stops and starts – and well intentioned movements that, unfortunately, failed to really produce the kind of transparency people want to see.
There’s some confusion between iced coffee, cold brew coffee and nitro cold brew. If you’ve never understood the differences, we’re here to clear that up for you!
Brewing coffee for a crowd can be a challenge. How can I really show off that great new single origin microlot coffee for all of those people? Never fear – it’s easier than you think.
Burr grinders are always better, but here’s a little hack by the talented James Hoffman to make better coffee with a blade grinder.
We’re seeing interesting changes in coffee processing. If you’ve never explored the way coffee is processed, here’s a short primer.