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Coffee grind Size, and why it makes a difference

Coffee Grind - What Is the Proper Grind Size and How It Affects Your Cup? Coffee is a versatile ingredient. The same ingredient can be turned into various drinks ranging from strong and pungent tasting to light and delicate on your palate. All these flavors can be obtained by tweaking the brewing variables such as grind size, water temperature, and extraction time. The result of these variables is the extraction, Atlin Mountain Coffee Roasters has a post about it here. A very often ignored variable in home coffee brewing is the grind size. Grind size can make or break your cup, but not for the reasons you might think. I’ll explain in a bit. The three variables of the extraction...

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Coffee brewing: Extraction.

What happens when you mix water and coffee? Coffee extraction! In this post we will discuss extraction,  brewing ratios and the importance of a proper grind. Strength of coffee has to do with water to grounds ratio. The more grounds and the less water are used for brewing, the stronger your coffee gets. Coffee strength preferences are very personal.

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Coffee brewing: Extraction.

What happens when you mix water and coffee? Coffee extraction! In this post we will discuss extraction,  brewing ratios and the importance of a proper grind. Strength of coffee has to do with water to grounds ratio. The more grounds and the less water are used for brewing, the stronger your coffee gets. Coffee strength preferences are very personal.

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What makes Sumatran beans so special

Coffees from different origins all have their unique characteristics. From the farm to your cup , beans go through a lot of stages that all have an impact on the final product. Because there is so much to talk about, we're going to focus today on Indonesian beans. Indonesian (such as our Sumatran) beans have a very distinct flavour of Wood and Spice notes, but why? It's because of a specific processing method! There are different ways of processing coffees, Natural Process, Honey process, Washed process and Semi-Washed. (you can read all about processing methods in one of our previous blogs find it here) One of the unique aspects of coffee production in Indonesia, and the source of Indonesian coffee's deeply divisive taste,...

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