History of Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee: Its History and The Original Recipe

Coffee and Whiskey: A Good Combination? “Irish Coffee” … Is it from Ireland, and how has it changed over time with developments in coffee and whiskey? Described by many as, “Creamy, yummy, silky, good”, Irish Coffee remains a vastly popular menu item in restaurants, pubs and bars of most cultural and ethnicity offerings, not just Irish! Seemingly cultural-appropriated and geographically …

13 Ways For Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly Coffee

The world is becoming more environmentally conscience and people like us, who drink coffee every day are looking for ways, both large and small, to drink their coffee in a more eco friendly manner in order to help the environment. You may or not may be aware that coffee is produced in over 70 countries around the world and is …

How to make French Press Coffee

How to Use A French Press – An Essential Guide

In its most basic form, French Press coffee is a immersion brewing method that uses a carafe, a plunger and a screen which work together to mix coarse ground coffee with water between 195 – 205 Fahrenheit for 4 minutes. Anyone who has enjoyed French press coffee will tell you that it is smooth, indulgent and rich. If paired with …

Learning how to Cup Coffee

How Is A Coffee Cupping Done?

Before we go any further, let me define What is Coffee Cupping? Coffee cupping is the controlled process of assessing the taste and aroma of brewed coffee to choose the best quality of roasted coffee beans. Coffee cupping is steadily growing in popularity as a bucket list item among those for whom drinking coffee has become a passion. Frequent cupping …

Americano Coffee

What is an Americano Coffee? A Helpful Guide

So lets start with: What is an Americano Coffee? Its is simply one or two shots of espresso with hot water added either before or after the water. At the coffee shop I would often have people ask me what are the differences between certain types of coffee. For example, they would ask about a Latte Vs. Cappuccino or a …