Ever heard of Kopi Joss? It is charcoal coffee and yes it is a thing. To be more specific, it is placing a hot piece of charcoal into a cup of black coffee. I heard about the combination of charcoal and coffee but never thought much about it until I started seeing charcoal lattes … [Read more...] about What is Kopi Joss?
Coffee pairing is the ability to match coffee with certain foods in order to enhance the dining experience. Yes, coffee can be paired with a lot of other types of foods, not just pastries. A good example of this is the salty and starchy American style breakfast, which consists of … [Read more...] about A Simple Guide to Coffee Pairing
The coffee taster’s flavor wheel is used to describe what coffee tastes like. The coffee taste profile is an important element in judging a cup of coffee. The flavors help determine the quality of the coffee. For example, if a cup of Ethiopian coffee falls under “petroleum” on … [Read more...] about A Simple Guide to Coffee Flavors
Every coffee lover I’ve met has a list of their favorite coffees. This should come as no surprise. There are so many varieties of coffees that it is easy to formulate a list. Columbia, Indonesia, Guatemala, Brazil, Ethiopia all have coffee growing regions and processing methods … [Read more...] about Top Five Favorite Coffees
I was recently asked to name my top three favorite coffees. Sumatra coffee is number one on my list. I have been a fan of Sumatra coffee for years. It is best serve as a dark roast but is also delicious as a medium-dark roast. I find this coffee to be elegant, fierce, and very … [Read more...] about Sumatra Coffee