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What is Coffea Canephora?
Coffea Canephora: Coffea Canephora, or Coffea robusta, is a coffee plant that is most commonly known to grow Robusta coffee beans. The canephora b...
Instant Coffee Powder vs. Crystals: What's the Difference?
Why are some instant coffees are powdered and others crystals? What is the difference and is one better? We hear these questions all the time, so i...
What is a Drum Roaster?
Drum Roaster: One of the most common ways to roast coffee beans is by roasting the beans in a drum. Not a drum that you would find in a band, but ...
What is Cascara?
Cascara: In order for coffee to be brewed, beans have to be harvested from coffee plants. Coffee beans are actually the seeds of the fruit grown o...
What is Light Roast Coffee?
Light Roast: Firstly, it is important to know what a roast is even referring to. The roast time is the time that the coffee beans are toasted. Dar...
What is Dirty Chai?
Dirty Chai: A Dirty Chai is a mix of coffee and chai tea, named “dirty” chai because of the addition of coffee muddying up the color of the tea...
What is Drip Coffee?
Drip Coffee: Given its name by its method, drip coffee is one of the techniques that are used to make brewed coffee. Brewed coffee is made by pour...
What is a Ristretto?
Ristretto: Ristretto is an Italian term meaning “shortened” or “narrow”, or the equivalent of a café serré in French. What is used to describe an ...
What is a Q Grader?
Q Grader: A Q Grader, or quality grader, is a person who masters the ins and outs of everything coffee. They have a sharp understanding of how to...
What is Cold Brew?
Cold Brew: Compared to brewed coffee or iced coffee, cold brew doesn’t use a different type of coffee bean, but rather has a different steeping an...
What is Fair Trade Coffee?
Fair Trade Coffee: Fair trade coffee is coffee that has been certified to have been produced under the fair trade organization standards. The fair...
What is Coffee Aroma?
Coffee Aroma: Aroma, a term derived from the Late Latin word arōmata, or Ancient Greek word ἄρωμα, both of which mean spices or fragrant smell. Ar...
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