Chinese New Year 2019

Love your Coffee this Chinese New Year

One of the most anticipated festivals of the year is Chinese New Year. Celebrations and rituals are designed to clean the slate and prepare for a new year of prosperity, good fortune, and happiness. The Chinese New Year is a time of high spirits, frantic activity, and many pleasant reunions.

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Honduras Coffee

Honduras SHG EP Washed Copan RFA

In Honduras' history, coffee growing has played a major role. Honduras has similar soil, climate, and situations to its neighbors. Honduran coffees compete with Central American coffees that are more popular. Farmers work hard to develop the bean's natural features so that it can be enjoyed to the fullest.

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Costa Rica Coffee Cherries

Costa Rica SHB Washed Tarrazu

The very first coffee beans were brought to Martinica in 1720 and then to Costa Rica at the end of the XVIII century. Coffee became one of their largest exports and an important part of the Costa Rican economy due to the ideal climate in the mountains. Today, big companies have their own coffee plantations in Costa Rica because of its growing conditions.

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Colombian Coffee

Colombian Coffee: One of the World's Best

Colombian coffee is defined as mild, with a clean cup, medium to high acidity and body, and a distinct, complete aroma. It's a well-balanced coffee with a high-quality sensory profile. Many people are interested in selling Colombian coffee because it embodies principles that appreciate and respect the social and environmental aspects of coffee production.

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Brazil Coffee Cherries

Brazilian Coffee: Story Behind The Cup

The coffee plant was brought to Brazil in the 1700s. Initially, coffee was exclusively grown for domestic consumption. Coffee demand began to rise in America and Europe during the nineteenth century. By the 1820s, the states of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Minas Gerais had begun to increase their coffee plantations. Brazilian coffee's popularity soared, particularly in the United States and Europe. By the 1840s, Brazil had become the world's largest coffee exporter.

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Espresso Coffee

Coffee Brewing Series 8 - Espresso Machine

A shot of espresso is created by passing roughly 1.5 ounces of hot water through finely ground espresso coffee that is firmly packed. If everything goes smoothly, you'll end up with a dark brown, slightly viscous liquid with a small amount of crema (a foam similar to the head of a beer) on top.

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Chemex Coffee

Coffee Brewing Series 7 - Chemex

Chemex is a manual pour-over coffee maker that was first introduced in 1941 and remains popular today. The Chemex was invented by a German chemist named Dr. Peter Schlumbohm, who based it on the basic design and function of laboratory funnels and flasks. It has an elegant hardwood handle wrapped around the midsection of the classic design. The hourglass-shaped glass pour-over has a bowl-like bottom and a channeled top. Chemex is one of the most elegant brewing methods in the world.

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Siphon Coffee

Coffee Brewing Series 6 - Siphon

This coffee maker design has two bulbs stacked on top of one another and are connected by a stem. A wide hole on top of the top bulb feeds into a smaller opening on the lower second bulb through a stem. The top bulb is filled with coffee grinds, while the lower bulb is filled with water. The stem of the vacuum pot features a seal that creates a vacuum within the lower bulb that holds the water, hence the name. A filter is put at the bottom of the top bulb. This filter allows water to ascend through it, followed by the brewed coffee being released back into the bottom bulb.

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AeroPress Coffee

Coffee Brewing Series 5 - AeroPress

Coffee brewing has recently become a delicate art, thanks to a broad variety of beans and technology. You're experimenting with the flavor, nutrition, and caffeine content of your morning cup of coffee depending on how you make it. Another interesting brewing method that you should try is AeroPress!

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Moka Pot Coffee

Coffee Brewing Series 4 - Moka Pot

The Moka Pot is one of the most sought-after pieces of coffee equipment in the world. This is a coffee tool that produces a concentrated cup of coffee rather than an espresso alternative. This eighty-year-old coffee pot has been served in a variety of countries - widely known in Europe, Italy, Portugal, and Spain. This coffee maker is associated with Italian culture and may be found in practically every Italian home. A famous piece of houseware in any Italian kitchen.

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French Press Coffee

Coffee Brewing Series 3 - French Press

Coffee was simply brewed with water before any of the brewing methods. As time passes, new brewing methods emerge, one of which is currently extensively employed in the preparation of coffee: the French press.

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