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    Brewing methods

    *Page is incomplete* With so many ways to brew Coffee, it can be overwhelming to decide which one you enjoy best and which one fits your day to day schedule and budget. I’ve tried to compile a list of brew methods and some general information about each.  Each   Drip – Standard coffee pot brewing   French Press – Immersion brewing grind: Course. Coffee Ratio: 7:1 Let Coffee steep for ~4minutes before plunging Let sit for an additional 1-2 minutes for loose coffee grounds to settle before pouring     Pour over – grind: Medium. Coffee Ratio: ~20g coffee/300g water -chemex (6,8,10 cups) -V60- grind: Medium. Coffee Ratio: ~18g coffee/300g…

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    Drip Coffee

    Drip coffee is the name for the regular basket style coffee pot most people probably use everyday.  Despite being incredibly straight forward use, there is still some information which may be helpful in improving the quality of your coffee. Many cheap coffee pots (like the Mr Coffee pot shown below) will dispense water which is far too hot onto the grounds resulting in an over-extraction of the coffee which can bring out unwanted flavors and acidity.  Unfortunately, in most cases its impossible to control this variable or adjust after manufacturing.  There are several coffee makers available which control the brew temperature better resulting in higher quality coffee. Below are two highly…

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    My Roasting Experience

    I have been roasting Coffee since 2018. During college, I never opted for a cup of coffee, instead I drank soda or energy drinks for caffeine to get me through the late nights in engineering school. It wasn’t until after graduation when I started working at Honda that I started drinking coffee as a more socially acceptable morning stimulant. I quickly grew sick of the cheap Javia/maxwell house provided for us and started looking for a better alternative. As I looked for better coffee, I stumbled upon forums of people roasting their own!  I quickly grew fascinated in the process and looked into different roasting methods and where to get…