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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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What is Mocha?

Mocha:   Mocha is another espresso based drink and another name for “mocaccino,” “mochaccino,” or “mochachino.” Unlike other espresso based drinks ...
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What is a Flat White?

Flat White: The flat white is one of many espresso-based drinks. However, unlike the others that originated in Italy, the flat white was invented ...
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What is a Barista?

Barista: The term barista comes from the Italian word for bartender, baristi or bariste. A barista is the equivalent of a bartender in the coffee ...
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What Are Robusta Beans?

Robusta Beans: Originating in central and western Africa, the robusta bean is the second most popular coffee type around the world and makes up ar...