Coffee Knowledge

  1. Coffee Cupping

    The Scoop on Coffee Scoring & Sustainability

    Coffee scores carry the potential to give farmers vital information about the health of their plants and how to sell their coffee. But the impact of coffee scores on local economies and the environment can vary depending on access, education, and communication of scores throughout the coffee supply and consumption chain.

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  2. The Case for Cascara

    The Case for Cascara

    The coffee community presumes to be a champion of sustainability. Then why aren’t we using every part of the coffee cherry?
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  3. Proud Mary Chills Out - Why Nolan Hirte is Freezing Everything

    Proud Mary Chills Out - Why Nolan Hirte is Freezing Everything

    Can freezing your green coffee, roasted coffee and grinder really lead to tastier, more consistent coffee?
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  4. How to Choose the Right Filter for your Coffee

    How to Choose the Right Filter for your Coffee

    From the right material, shape and size, there are a few important factors in filters that will have a big impact on the taste of your coffee.
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  5. Three Coffee Cocktail Recipes from Three Coffee Mixologists

    Three Coffee Cocktail Recipes from Three Coffee Mixologists

    Learn how to create a coffee cocktail from scratch and how to make three delicious coffee cocktail recipes from these talented barista-mixologists.
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  6. The Three Pillars of Perfect Coffee Bar Workflow

    The Three Pillars of Perfect Coffee Bar Workflow

    Want to improve your coffee workflow skills? We learned from two barista champions about the three fundamentals of good workflow for any coffee situation.
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  7. How to Dial In a Coffee Roaster

    How to Dial In a Coffee Roaster

    Just like baristas dial in an espresso, coffee roasters dial in a roast. Learn from two roasting experts how to roast the best possible batch of coffee.
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  8. Why Coffee Particle Size Distribution Matters for Your Cafe

    Why Coffee Particle Size Distribution Matters for Your Cafe

    Coffee particles of similar size will produce better tasting coffee. But why is this true? And how can we operate our coffee grinders to achieve it?
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  9. Developing Your Coffee Palate with Three Cup Tasters Champions

    Developing Your Coffee Palate with Three Cup Tasters Champions

    Interested in improving your palate for coffee? These three Cup Tasters Champions give their tips on how to develop your coffee tasting skills and how they became the top coffee tasters in the world.
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  10. How Three Coffee Champions Built their Careers in Specialty Coffee

    How Three Coffee Champions Built their Careers in Specialty Coffee

    Baristas get a bad rap for being dead-end jobs. But these three coffee professionals and coffee champions prove that the specialty coffee industry is filled with opportunity to develop a viable and rewarding career.
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