Ludwig Roselius Ludwig Roselius was a man of many dichotomies. A lover of the arts, too liberal for the Nazi party, with an application twice declined. Also commercialized the decaffeination processing of coffee. Ludwig was a German coffee merchant and founder of the company KAFFEE HAG Although not the first to take caffeine out of…
SCAA Flavor Tasting Wheel This is the SCAA Flavor Tasting Wheel. At Darrin’s Coffee, fresh roasted organic specialty coffee beans are what we offer. SCAA Flavor Tasting Wheel The Specialty Coffee Association of America is the governing body for specialty coffee in the United States Specialty Coffee Industry.
The difference in coffee processing methods determines the flavor, roasting profile and a number of other factors. Take your time and learn a bit.
Semi-washed (pulped natural) process The coffee cherry skin is removed and the parchment, with most of the mucilage still attached, is ready for drying. The coffee goes directly to the patio to be dried. The coffee has more body and complexity than washed (wet processed) coffees.
E-61 Group Head for espresso machine The E-61 Grouphead… Almost sounds scientific… The E-61 Grouphead is a specific grouphead design found on many commercial machines and some consumer or prosumer espresso machines. The E-61 grouphead is actively heated by circulating water drawn off the boiler. This aids in the temperature stability of the machine. The…
Third wave coffee is a loosely defined era in Specialty Coffee, where consumers attempt to place more “respect” to the coffee process. From seed to cup.
Direct Trade Coffee purchasing behavior allows for a more open communication process between the coffee roaster and the grower. The term Direct Trade Coffee has no real “formal” definition, primarily due to lack of a formal certification process, like in the Fair Trade Certification process.
I’m often asked, “Darrin. What is the difference between espresso and coffee?” So, in the spirit of sharing, let me explain this whole espresso thing.
It’s common knowledge that coffee is the most consumed beverage on Earth. This is a guide that breaks down how much coffee is consumed broken down by country. Whoa. People drink a lot of coffee.
Kopi Luwak Kopi Luwak or what is also known as Civet Coffee is coffee that is the result of the Civet, a small, lithe-bodied, mostly nocturnal mammal native to tropical Asia and Africa, consuming and digesting coffee cherries as part of it’s diet. The name Kopi Luwak is the name of the coffee processing method…