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 =)
There's a start for everyone who wants to brew delicious coffee at home. But not everyone had a good start, including us 🙃
This post we break down all the details for new starters to get a good head start, no more hit or miss for your home coffee brewing. Let's go!
It's true that you'll need proper coffee brewing tools to brew the best cuppa. But sometimes or any circumstances (especially if you are brewing coffee outdoor), you simply don't have all the brewing tools with you.
This post we share some tips & tricks to brew the best cup of coffee without a scale, thermometer & brewing kettle. Let's get started!
Coffee brewing is no rocket science. Knowing all 4 important variables in coffee brewing in relation to roast level allows you to brew the best cuppa every single time. Let's get started!