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Week 9: Half the Caff Blend We have all been in a position where hesitation was an issue for an important decision. Often we would have liked to be able to chose a little bit of both choices and be fully happy with the results. Sometimes, that gray area between white and black options is what we are looking for. When it comes to coffee, I find myself in that same predicament. Do I want the kick of the caffeine? Sure! But mostly in the morning. Am I looking for a good decaf in the evening when I suspect having...

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As I was driving the other day, I was thinking about how this year changed everything for all of us. How we behave, think, eat , drink, breathe , travel etc. How we had to stop on a dime and were thrown in a whirlwind so unfamiliar and frightening to us. For the first time ever I believe, the whole world is tied into the same nightmare. No where to go to escape, except our own minds. By doing so, it enabled us to experience different precious moments. Family time became a whole day event. Family dinner all together is...

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Cold brew vs Iced Coffee:  Facts vs Myths: Cold brew and iced coffee are the same thing. Myth: cold brew is a brew method, not all cold coffee is cold brew Cold brew is stronger than iced coffee 💪 Fact and Myth: That could go either way. Cold brew is brewed as a concentrate, so yes, the concentrate is definitely more potent than a traditional iced coffee. However, when served, cold brew is diluted to a more palatable concentration which is similar to iced coffee.   Cold brew is less acidic than traditional iced coffee. This is a great question. Chemists...

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Week 8: Sumatra This great coffee is grown on Sumatra Island, in beautiful Indonesia. The unique taste attributed to the beans of Sumatra, comes from the fact that they are low in acidity and have a complex flavor profile. Its chocolaty and earthy flavors are well renowned. The beans are processed differently from other coffee growing places in the world. Because of the wet weather, it has a different drying process which contributes to its uniqueness. It is only dried with the wet-hull method. Only dried until they reach 50% moisture content as opposed to an 11% moisture content like...

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After so many debates on the subject, from coffee is bad, to coffee is dangerous to your health, to it is great, etc... no one seemed to agree on the  subject matter. The Mayo Clinic last year, published an article on filtering facts from fiction, on the health benefits/risks of drinking coffee. Published in July 2019, Dr.Hensrud's study shows that if you are a healthy adult, there is no need to worry about pouring yourself that second or third cup. Finally, good news! He informs us also that coffee has multiple health benefits. It is said to help with Type...

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