Coffee Brewing

Tips, tricks, and methods for making coffee at home, whether it’s with a French press, AeroPress, or drip.

Pressurized vs. Non-Pressurized Portafilters Who Wins

Pressurized vs. Non-Pressurized Portafilters: Who Wins?

Portafilters are the filters in your espresso machine that help create your brew. The filters hold the coffee grounds and let the water filter through. There are two main types of espresso portafilters: the pressurized portafilter and the non-pressurized portafilter.  Pressurized and non-pressurized portafilters are vastly different under the surface. Each has its uses, depending […]

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does coffee region affect flavor

Does The Region Where Coffee Beans Are Grown Affect Flavor?

The unique combination of altitude, soil, and local practices in a coffee-growing region, known as “terroir,” directly influences the flavor profile of the coffee bean.  As a result, coffee beans from different regions exhibit distinct taste characteristics. Ranging from acidic and floral in Africa and sweet and nutty in South America. Terroir is a French

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how are coffee beans roasted

From Green to Gourmet: How are Coffee Beans Roasted?

From delicious frappuccinos to intense espresso shots, coffee has no shortage of popularity. Consumers are drawn to coffee mainly because of its stimulating effects. However, that’s not to say that the flavor and aroma aren’t persuasive, too – and it’s all thanks to the roasting process. Roasting plays a significant role in the flavor and

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