For most of human existence the espresso martini was not a thing. So what a delight it must have been when in 1983, it was created.Read more "Everything Espresso Martini"
Cold brew coffee is a billion dollar industry in the USA and it’s still rapidly growing as a beverage both in cafe’s and in stores. In NZ, it is not. Yet. The roots of cold brew are an extension of third wave coffee. Where the third wave saw variety in brewing methods appear and attention given to […]Read more "The State of Cold Brew in New Zealand"
We wanted to test the pH of our cold brew coffee, but then got a little distracted by a 200 nanometre filter and extruder.Read more "A spontaneous experiment"
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"
Cold Brew is a wonderful way to drink coffee. It tends to have a delicate flavour that is sweet and toasty with only gentle acidity and bitterness – which makes it light and refreshing. “How to make your own Cold Brew” is at the end of this page if you just want the juice, I’ll […]Read more "How to make Cold Brew Coffee"