What are Typica, Bourbon, Caturra, Castillo, Pacamara or Gesha?
They are names of coffee varieties!
Like wine (Shiraz, Merlot etc) and apple (Jazz, Granny Smith etc), different varieties have different flavours and characteristics, it's the same for coffee too!
The story of coffee started from Ethiopia, the birthplace of thousands of wild coffee varieties across the country. As time passes, coffee spread around world and today, we are able to get different varietals of coffees from all around the world!
Counter Culture Coffee has a very informative short video about all commonly seen coffee varietals in the world of specialty coffee. Do check out our Past Boxes, you'll get to see what our favourite coffee varieties are!
If you have been enjoying lots of coffee, you'll notice the trend of coffee varieties that you like! For us, Bourbon is our favourite =)
98% of coffee is water. Getting the key ingredients right and you'll enjoy delicious coffee in every brew. Let's get started!
There are significant differences between light, medium or dark roast coffee. For sure, everyone has a preference when it comes to roast level.
This post we break down the three roast level and top tips for each roast level. Let's get started!