Long isolated from the western world, Myanmar's coffee is as bold, diverse, and exciting as the land it grows on and hands that tend it.
Smooth, frothy, rich, refreshing....coffee? Nitro coffee hit the American hipster coffee scene in 2011 or 2012 (depending on who you ask) and has since grown to dominate the cold brew market. Keep reading to learn what makes nitro coffee unique in the world of specialty coffee drinks, along with the pros and cons of choosing... Continue Reading →
Kopi luwak coffee, also known as civet coffee, or civet poop coffee has developed a near-fetish like following over the past two decades. Be it curiosity, passion for all things coffee, or love of exotic, caffeine consumers have happily dolled out $50+ for a cup of this "naturally" processed bean. We get it, it's different... Continue Reading →
Grown in volcanic ash, amongst chilis and spices, Indonesian coffees are prized for their unique, unmistakable flavors, velvety mouthfeel, and earthy tones. The secret? Location, location, location. Nestled between the Pacific and Indian Oceans, the Republic of Indonesia is composed of more than 16,000 mountainous, volcanic islands, including arabica coffee favorites, Java, Sumatra, and Sulawesi.... Continue Reading →
If you've ever walked into a specialty coffee café, you know there are a plethora of unique single origin coffees available and, frankly, so many options can be mind-numbing. Our little single origin* cheat sheet is here to cut through the confusion!
Is that chocolate notes in your coffee or chocolate flavored coffee? For coffee newbies, those just new to coffee descriptions, and those new to flavored coffee, this can be a critical question. (And rightly so!) Thankfully, there are some key words and phrases that will help you sort out the difference.
"Those direct connections, allowing farmers to earn their own income rather than giving handouts, is what makes us the happiest and why we exist."
Achieving optimal coffee extraction starts by applying the established extraction yield percent and then tweaking the ratios to personal preference
Terroir, that magical, elusive word is most often associated with wine but applies just as much to coffee. So what is terroir?