Hot water is a wonderful thing: it draws many delicious compounds from coffee. It does so because water is a solvent and coffee has soluble compounds. Tweaking extraction variables to get the best brew is all in a normal days work for a coffee geek, so using water at ambient temperature seems counter-intuitive – it is […]Read more "Flavour formation and degradation in Cold Brew Coffee"
Ah, caffeine… the sweet white stuff whose primary use is to save our heads from hitting the desk in the mornings. It is the world’s most commonly used psychoactive drug, and it’s found naturally in the seeds, fruits and leaves of many plants including tea, cacao and yerba mate as well as coffee. For the […]Read more "What’s with Decaf?"