Tips & Tricks

Coffee flavor notes

How Does Coffee Get Its Flavor Notes?

Aficionados and purists distinguish between “flavors” and “flavor notes” when judging coffee. It’s a hard distinction for the average “Joe” (pun intended), but here goes. Flavor in coffee is a complex mixture of taste, mouthfeel and aroma mixed in with the more delicate flavors. Your senses may get overwhelmed unless your palate is trained to …

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ristretto vs espresso

How to Make a Ristretto Coffee

Ristretto is a short shot of a concentrated espresso coffee. It is made with much finer ground coffee. Ristretto which originated in Italy, is usually served with a glass of water. You may hear Ristretto referred to as ‘a short black’, as less water is used in the making and if you like a really …

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Coffee statistics

Coffee Statistics in the USA

Internationally, the coffee industry is worth over $100 billion. Historically originating in Yemen, the drink has become the 25th most popular in the world and is now a vital part of many people’s day. In the US, the food and drink sector dominates a large part of the market and generates millions of dollars worth …

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