How many coffees will you get from 1kg of beans?

There are several reasons why you’d want to know how many coffees you can make from a 1kg bag of coffee beans, including: You may want to know how much money you’re spending on each coffee. You might be wondering if 1kg of coffee will stay fresh for long enough for you to work your …

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What grind size should you use for cold brew?

Cold brew is a type of coffee that’s made by steeping coffee grounds in water for at least 12 hours, which results in a less acidic and less bitter taste than regular, hot-brewed coffee. When it comes to brewing cold brew, the grind size is one of the most important factors. Here are some tips …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Coffee Roasting

Roasting is a crucial step for good coffee as this process helps develop the bean’s flavours and aromas. The roasting profile will depend on the brewing method and the flavour profile you want to achieve for your coffee. However, a bit of coffee knowledge is needed in order to successfully roast your own coffee beans …

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A Guide to Aeropress Grind Size

The Aeropress coffee maker is hailed across the specialty coffee world as one of the best ways to brew coffee. It’s simple, portable, and brews delicious full-bodied coffee that rivals most other brewing methods. But this amazing little gadget does have a few drawbacks: it requires some trial and error with the grind size and …

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Coffee grind size Chart and Guide

No matter how good your coffee beans are, the wrong grind size can mean you never achieve a consistent and accurate flavour profile. But how do you know which grind size is the correct one for your favourite brewing method? In the guide below, we compare the grind size for different brewing methods, outline the …

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Coffee Crema: What is it?

You don’t have to be a barista to pull a great espresso shot at home, but you do need to know all about crema. If you don’t want your home-made coffee to come out bitter or flavourless, it’s important to know what makes this foamy substance at the top of an espresso shot. This article …

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What coffee should you use for french press (plunger)?

The french press is one of our favourite brewing methods. There is a certain old-time feel to it and we find the taste to be more robust than other methods, especially drip coffee. So when people ask us how they should select their coffee for french press, we offer them these tips below – take …

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What’s The Perfect Coffee Temperature?

You enjoy a cup of coffee almost every day, but do you know how to correctly brew and serve to get the most out of your beans? Coffee at the wrong temperature is not only an unpleasant experience but can also affect the taste. A bitter flavour might come out of what was once a …

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What water should you use for coffee?

Water makes up 98.5% of your cup of coffee, so you’ll want to use the right water to brew the perfect cup. The type of water you use will affect the way your coffee tastes, however, you don’t necessarily need to use bottled or filtered water for exceptional coffee. Wondering where to start in making …

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Is coffee acidic?

Here’s the scoop on coffee. It’s one of the most popular drinks in the world, and for good reason. Coffee tastes great, can wake you up, keep you alert, and boost your energy levels. But there are some other things to know about our favourite beverage—not all of them good. Coffee does have a reputation …

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