Coffee and Terroir

What Is Terroir and How Does It Affect Coffee?

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. People drink both hot and cold coffee, and different types of coffee like espresso, latte, decaf, and others. But how does coffee get its fantastic flavor? In that case, you need to understand terroir effects on coffee.  What is …

The Surprising History of Cold Brew Coffee

Though the majority of coffee history has been dominated by everyone’s favorite caffeinated beverage being made through the use of hot water, cold brew has become increasingly popular in recent years. But do you know that cold brew coffee has a history that is unexpected and surprising? It is a …

Ground vs Instant Coffee

Instant vs Ground Coffee: What are the Differences?

There’s an argument to be made that coffee is just coffee. After all, both instant coffee and ground coffee do basically the same thing. You know, it’s a brownish liquid that’s a little bitter and serves as a caffeine delivery system. But, like most things, it’s a bit more complicated …

Why Is Kona Coffee So Expensive?

1. Labor Costs Labor cost is the most significant factor for Kona coffee being so expensive. Kona coffee is grown in Hawaii, a US state, and is therefore subject to all of the regulations and rules of US industry and those costs are passed on to the final price. To …

What is Excelsa Coffee?

I can’t imagine that you have heard of the Excelsa coffee bean. It is one of the rarest coffees in the world. The rarity of the coffee bean makes it incredibly expensive. A lot of coffee providers will steer clear of it as a result. It also has a rather …

what is mushroom coffee

Mushroom Coffee: What It Is and Benefits to Drinking

Mushroom coffee made with a powdered Matsutake mushrooms that are blended into the coffee. It is then brewed with a drip or pour over coffee maker Head to pretty much any major health food store nowadays and you will likely find mushroom coffee somewhere in their aisles. It seems that …