As a specialty coffee roaster, we’re periodically asked about the origin and condition or our coffee beans. More specifically, we’re often asked if we sell fair trade coffee. We’re happy to answer these types of questions as they reflect important changes in consumer behavior. The first is that, in general, consumers are taking a keen interest in the manner in which their products arrived at their doors. Through this process, businesses are encouraged to evaluate their supply chains with a critical eye if they are to sell to today's consumers. Secondly, there is a more specific focus on the coffee...
The Hario V60 offers exceptional control over your coffee brewing process but does take some practice to master. Use the following instructions as a guide to practice your pour-over. The important thing to remember is to pour slow. The entire process should take about three minutes for a 10 oz. cup of coffee from your first pour.
With the weather finally starting to warm up, what better time to stock up on delicious cold brew coffee? Cold brew coffee, for those that don't know, is in fact not regular coffee that's cooled. Instead, cold brew coffee is actually brewed with cold water, typically over a 24 hour period. The result is a tasty beverage that's smooth and balanced, with just the right amount of acidity.
Last week we added a new coffee to our single-origin lineup, Doi Wiang Natural. This particular coffee is a reflection of just how far coffee has come in Thailand since its inception. The village of Doi Wiang, which is located in the Chiang Mai region of Northern Thailand, sits at the highest elevation of all the villages we source from in Thailand.