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Basic Coffee Brewing Principles

Basic Coffee Brewing Principles

Oct 28th 2020 Written by mike.greene
The basics of how to brew coffee at home. How to choose your coffee beans, use good water, and find the right recipe.Before I got my first job as a barista I marveled at what seemed like alchemy going on behind the counter. The clinking of coffee be …
Care & Maintenance for Coffee Equipment

Care & Maintenance for Coffee Equipment

Jan 8th 2020 Written by mike.greene
Everything you need to know about keeping up your pour over gear, reusable filters, or auto brewer.It isn’t glamorous, and it certainly isn’t anyone’s favorite step in the coffee process, but taking care of your gear is absolutely a requirement for …
Understanding Coffee Brewing with Your Flat-Bottom Brewer

Understanding Coffee Brewing with Your Flat-Bottom Brewer

Jan 7th 2020 Written by mike.greene
How to brew with your Kalita wave, December Dripper, Gino and more, using an explanation of extraction, strength, and the variables you can use to make better coffee.I’ve been a disciple of the flat bottomed brewer for years now, waxing poetic to any …
Unboxing & Using Your Baratza

Unboxing & Using Your Baratza

Jan 7th 2020 Written by mike.greene
Getting started with your Baratza grinder. Includes, unboxing, set-up, and operation of Virtuoso, Encore, Sette, Forte, and Vario grinders.Getting new gear is always exciting, but a new grinder can be an absolute gamechanger. Few things, if anything …
Understanding Coffee Brewing with Your V60

Understanding Coffee Brewing with Your V60

Jan 6th 2020 Written by mike.greene
How to brew with your V60 dripper, using an explanation of extraction, strength, and the variables you can use to make better coffee.Depending on where and when you got into coffee, it’s likely that Hario’s V60 was the first pour over dripper to cat …
Understanding Coffee Brewing with Your Chemex

Understanding Coffee Brewing with Your Chemex

Jan 6th 2020 Written by mike.greene
How to brew with your Chemex, using an explanation of extraction, strength, and the variables you can use to make better coffee.When it comes to pour over coffee there isn’t a brewer that has stood the test of time quite like the Chemex. Its Bauhaus …
Understanding Coffee Brewing with Your French Press

Understanding Coffee Brewing with Your French Press

Jan 6th 2020 Written by mike.greene
How to brew with your french press, using an explanation of extraction, strength, and the variables you can use to make better coffee.There aren’t many purer representations of the wonders of full-immersion coffee brewing than the french press. Resu …
Intermediate Coffee Brewing Principles

Intermediate Coffee Brewing Principles

Jan 5th 2020 Written by mike.greene
A dive into the science of coffee brewing, looking at coffee extraction, the impact of brew strength, and how you can influence those to produce delicious coffee time and time again.Making good coffee consistently seems easy enough—good roasted coffe …