Posts Tagged ‘Coffee’

All about Espresso

At this month’s Sunday Cupping, we will learn about Espresso! Join us, as we take you “behind the coffee bar” and demystify this incredibly popular brewing method. We will shed some light on how espresso is prepared and how to best enjoy it. What is Espresso? How is it made? What should it taste like? Read more

Fresh Brewed Iced Coffee

For this month’s public cupping, we will show you how to make freshly brewed iced coffee, using a variety of brew methods. You may recall our fun iced coffee cupping from last year. Well, it is about that time again, when we all want to enjoy our favorite beverages on the “rocks”! With warmer months Read more

The Basics of Better Brewing – Water

  There is one ingredient in coffee that is all too important and very often overlooked: water. Unless you enjoy cream and sugar, each cup you drink is more than 95% water. A good rule of thumb is if you can taste anything in the water, those flavors will also affect your coffee. Similarly if Read more

Pairing Coffee with Chocolate

From agriculture, to processing & roasting – the Chocolate & Coffee industries have so many similarities. At Batdorf & Bronson, we are proud to carry the TCHO line of chocolates. TCHO is one of only about a dozen Chocolate makers in the US with the scale to serve both consumers and commercial customers. They make Read more

Exploring Components of Taste

Part 3 – Evaluating Coffee: Aftertaste Acidity, body and aftertaste are common terms used in the Coffee world when we describe what we are tasting. In our trade it is of the utmost importance to relate in consistent terms the different qualities found in coffee. Our August public cupping will be the third of a Read more

Exploring Components of Taste – Part 2

Evaluating Coffee Body Acidity, body and aftertaste are common terms used in the Coffee world, when we describe what we are tasting. In our trade it is of the utmost importance to be able to describe these elements to each other, using a common language, so that our coffee is consistent. Our July public cupping Read more