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Grind Size | The Secret to Brewing Better Coffee

Grind Size | The Secret to Brewing Better Coffee

Do you love making coffee at home, but for some reason just can’t get the same quality you get at your local coffee shop? Don’t fret! One issue you might be running into is the grind size of your coffee. Different brewing methods call for different grind sizes, whether you’re brewing on Aeropress, Chemex, or even just an automatic drip coffee maker. The wrong grind size can greatly affect your end product, so getting it right is key to a great cup of coffee!

 

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Step-by-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on a French Press

Step-by-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on a French Press

Ah, the French Press. A brewing method that has remained modern throughout its long history. Despite its name, an Italian designer is credited with the invention of the French Press we know and love today. Since 1929 the French Press has been making deep, full-bodied coffee, and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon.

french press brewing supplies

Tools you’ll need

  1. A French Press!
  2. Water just off boil
  3. A wooden or plastic stir...


Sumatra Queen Ketiara | Supporting Women Coffee Farmers

Sumatra Queen Ketiara | Supporting Women Coffee Farmers

As part of our Women In Coffee Series, we’d like to present to you our Sumatra Queen Ketiara. This Sumatran Coffee is one of our favorite offerings, not only for its great quality, but for its story as well.

What makes this coffee so special is that it is 100% women produced, which is extremely rare in the coffee industry. The Ketiara Cooperative was formed in 2009 with just 38 members. The organization now boasts nearly 2,000 members of small farmers in the Takengon region of Indonesia.

Ibu Rahmah, the founder of the Ketiara Cooperative, began by purchasing...


Step-By-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on the AeroPress

Step-By-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on the AeroPress

Making coffee with the AeroPress is one of our favorite ways to brew at our cafe. Not only is it a very unique way of doing it, it makes a great tasting cup of coffee.

Why choose AeroPress? First off, it’s easy to travel with due to its small size and light-weight. Secondly, it makes a great cup of coffee. This particular method makes a cup with very little bitterness and acidity. You’ll find that coffees brewed with the Aeropress are often sweeter and more full-bodied, making it a...


A Step-By-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on A Chemex

A Step-By-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on A Chemex

A Step-By-Step Guide to Brewing Great Coffee on a Chemex

We brew on Chemex quite a bit in our shop as it is a crowd favorite. Not only does the Chemex yield a super clean cup, it is one of the most beautiful ways to brew your coffee. If you’re looking to brew some great tasting, picturesque coffee, Chemex is definitely the way to go.

Aside from the aesthetics, Chemex makes a truly great cup of coffee. The Chemex Filters play a huge role in this, as they remove most of the oils from the coffee,...