Monthly Archives: May 2017

Kalita Wave Brew Guide

Why Kalita? With its stainless steel and wavy contours, the Kalita Wave wins over coffee and design enthusiasts alike. It’s a favorite pour over brew method for home use and it’s great on the go, too. The flat-bottom filter helps with even extraction while brewing. The key to mastering this brewer is the slow spiral pour. Brew Guide Tips to Brew Better If your final time…

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Why We Choose Iced Coffee Over Cold Brew

First, let me just say that we are NOT against cold brew! However, we do believe there is a another way to enjoy the A+++ coffees in the summertime. Which is why we talk a lot about flash-brewed iced coffee.  But here, we’re going to talk about the differences of the two, and let you choose! In short… Cold brew is brewed cold, never in contact…

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Light vs Medium vs Dark Roasts | Why The Difference Matters

What does it matter? To summarize the differences: As coffee roasts get darker, they lose the origin flavors of the beans and take on more flavor from the roasting process. The body of the coffee gets heavier, until the second crack, where the body again thins. Lighter roasts have more acidity than darker roasts. Light roasted beans are dry, while darker roasts develop oil on…

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Why You Need A Gooseneck Kettle – And When You Don’t Need It

The gooseneck kettle is perhaps the most iconic symbol of contemporary manual coffee brewing. Their elegant swan necks, ergonomic handles and tapered spouts make them ideal for precision brewing. Their eye-catching and modern designs make them the perfect representatives for the third wave manual coffee movement. They are stylish and highly functional, a deadly combination in today’s coffee culture. Please do not let the fact…

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Wacaco Minipresso GR Brew Guide

No coffee shop in sight? Just don’t want to leave the couch? But the espresso is calling? We get it. Which is why we LOVE the Minipresso! For traveling or just that at-home latte making moment. The Minipresso pulls one perfect shot of espresso in little to no time. So if you’re camping, traveling, or just staying in for the day, you can still get…

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Coffee Hacks That Will Make Your Mornings So Much Better

We all NEED that morning cup of brew, right? So don’t settle for “meh.” We’ve put together some tips on how to brew a better cup and some hacks on how to switch it up!  Tips Use fresh beans – grind before using Coffee beans are roasted, allowed to cool, ground and then put in cans or packages. By the time you take them home, it…

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Q&A With Ripple Coffee

Roasts Used Rwanda Variety: Bourbon | Altitude: 1050-2000m Tasting Notes: Honey, Black Tea, Cherry Guatemala Variety: Caturra, Bourbon, Typica | Altitude: 2000m Tasting Notes: Almond, Dark Chocolate, Molasses Ready to have this roaster roasting for you? Use the code RIPPLE.ME for 15% off any subscription!…

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