Posts Tagged ‘french press’

The Art of the French Press

The French Press is a daily brew method for many people. It boasts easy and repeatable brews with very little measurement to achieve delicious brewed coffee. Maintaining the brewing hardware is easy and the cake can be dealt with easily if it is not left too long in the beaker. I started writing this article Read more

Comparing Common Home Brewing Methods – Part I

Andrew Tucker-MacLeod, our West Coast Trainer & Educator, writes about various home brewing methods and the different experiences they deliver.  All coffee brewing methods employ some filtration to separate the grounds from the finished brew and are designed to control the time which water is in contact with the grounds. Separation of the finished brew can occur Read more

Ask A Barista #2: Taylor

Once a month we  sit down with a wonderful barista and ask them coffee related questions, then share their answers with you here. So without any further delay here is Ask A Barista #2 Taylor Q: Who are you? A: Taylor MacLeod Q: Where do you work? A: Batdorf & Bronson’s Capitol Way Coffee House Read more

Ask A Barista #1: Shoshanah

We’ll be launching a few new columns on the blog soon, and we’re kicking things off with the new ‘Ask A Barista’ column. Once a month we will sit down with a wonderful barista and ask them coffee related questions, then share their answers with you here. So without any further delay here is Ask Read more

Sunday Cupping

Yesterday marked our second Sunday cupping event the subject centering on coffee brewing basics. We discussed proper dosage, grind and extraction. We had a nice turn out of about 30 people, nine of which who traveled from Seattle as part of a coffee club. There were a few familiar faces from the last class, its Read more