The Delicious History of the French Press Coffee Maker

History of the French Press

Ah, the French Press coffee maker! A device as rich in history as the bold brew it produces. Its story begins in the mid-19th century, no less. Just like a perfectly steeped cup of joe, its history is layered, intriguing, and filled with unexpected twists. Let’s journey through the history of the French press, tracing … Read more

What are Robusta Coffee Beans? Origin, Characteristics, and More

Why are coffee beans oily

Have you ever considered the untapped potential of Robusta coffee beans? While they might be considered the world’s second favorite, they proudly contribute to a significant 40% of global coffee delights. While Arabica beans often get the spotlight in specialty coffee circles, let’s not overlook the robust charm of Robusta. With its bold taste and … Read more

Sensitive Stomach? Learn How to Make Coffee Less Acidic

Is Coffee Acidic

My bond with coffee encompasses everything from the comforting scent wafting through the kitchen in the morning to the energizing kick it provides. However, the occasional heartburn associated with a rich, acidic blend often leaves me grabbing a bottle of antacids.  I’ve found myself, and I’m sure many of you can relate, in a love-hate … Read more

Improve Your Chemex Pour Over Flow Rate

Chemex Pour Over Flow Rate

Coffee is a magical brew that transforms me from a bleary-eyed zombie into a functioning member of society. I’ve brewed coffee in multiple ways, from the humble French press to the high-tech espresso machine. But there’s one method that’s stolen my heart: the Chemex pour-over. There’s something about the ritual – the careful measuring, the … Read more

Espresso vs Expresso: Unraveling the Coffee Conundrum

Everything You Need to Know About Espresso

What’s in a name? That which we call an “espresso” by any other name would taste as rich, right? Well, the world of coffee enthusiasts might beg to differ. As someone who has had his fair share of coffee-fueled all-nighters and early-morning coffee runs, I have found myself caught up in the age-old argument – … Read more

What is Coffee Rust Disease? A Threat to Global Coffee Production

What is Coffee Rust Disease: A Threat to Global Coffee Production

Have you ever wondered about the journey of that beans from coffee farms to coffee cups? Coffee is one of the most beloved beverages in the world, but unfortunately, there’s a formidable threat looming over coffee production worldwide – coffee rust disease. This highly contagious and devastating disease affects coffee trees and can wipe out … Read more

What is Baggy Tasting Coffee?

What is Baggy Tasting Coffee?

I remember the time I discovered an old bag of beans hidden in the depths of my pantry. It was like finding a long-lost treasure, but the joy was short-lived. My once-beloved beans had transformed into a shadow of their former selves, leaving me with a cup of coffee that tasted like disappointment. The once … Read more