How to look after your new beans

How to look after your new beans

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How to look after your new Beans   You have purchased your beans (after making a selection based on previous articles The importance of knowing your green bean origin and What influences your choice of coffee?) – great work. Basically, store them in an air tight container away from sunlight and any heat whatsoever (hopefully […]

What influences your choice of coffee?

What influences your choice of coffee?

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What influences your choice of coffee?   Do you source your beans directly from a roaster? A shop or supermarket? Why?… Price? Convenience? Relationship? Routine? Answers to these will determine whether coffee is just something to turn a cup of water black and then litter your tongue with flavours of dirt and rubbish tip – […]

A brew temperature experiment

A Brew Temperature Experiment

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A question has burned a hole in me for many years now – Why (specifically) does a change in brew temperature result in a change in the discernable flavour in the cup? What is actually happening in this process that has such a dramatic influence over the flavours – allowing a skilled brewer to find […]