Whole Bean vs Ground Coffee

Whole Bean Vs. Ground Coffee: What is the Difference?

The two main differences between whole bean and ground coffee are taste and freshness. For the freshest coffee, only use whole bean coffee that is three days to two weeks after being roasted and grind right before brewing. Lets start with an example to illustrate my point. You’re walking down the bread aisle at the grocery store and habitually toss …

Can Coffee go Bad

Can Coffee Go Bad? (No, but here’s what to do)

Coffee will not go bad when stored in a dry place out away from the sun and heat. If you store your coffeein a humid environment for an extended period of time coffee will start to smell and become rancid and you will need to get rid of it. But the fact that coffee hasn’t gone bad doesn’t guarantee that …

Costa Rica Coffee PIckers

Costa Rica Coffee Pickers: A Day in The Life

When it comes to coffee in Costa Rica, the Tarrazu region is famed for producing rich cups of coffee full of chocolate, orange, and dried fruit undertones. Costa Rican coffee from the best fincas or coffee-growing farms such as Finca Palmilera, fetch upwards of $80 a pound. They have the highest price per cup ($7) in an exclusive deal with …

5 Reasons Why Coffee is Sold in 12oz Bags

You may think that coffee roasters and brands switching from selling their beans in 1lb bags o 12oz bags wouldn’t be a big deal, most people wouldn’t notice, right? Wrong. If you are an avid drinker of your own home roasted coffee, and prefer to buy your beans ready for grinding like a lot of people nowdays, then this seemingly …

How to Brew Coffee with a Moka Pot: A Step by Step Guide

The Moka Pot is a traditional way to make coffee in Italy. It uses hot water water and pressure to brew the coffee grounds and is one the easiest ways to make coffee. Today it is one of the most widely used methods for making stovetop coffee. In this tutorial I am going give you a simple step by step …