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Tasting Coffee

How do I know if I'm drinking good coffee?

over 1 year ago by E.R. Warren
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For me, there's a minimum threshold for knowing whether I'm drinking "good" coffee. If there's any hint of bitterness, which might be caused from a bean defect, improper roasting, or stale (read old) coffee, we're... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler

How can I learn to truly taste coffee?

over 1 year ago by R. Hatley
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You might drink coffee every day without thinking about it. Even more complex than wine, coffee has an incredible range of tasting notes and nuances developed by: where it's farmed, how it's processed, and roasted.... See full answer
- Ryan F., Chief Coffee Schemer

Where should I go to drink coffee in Seattle?

over 1 year ago by S. Reddi
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According to an old tale, Seattle got its start in coffee when a dock worker found a mishandled bag of beans, roasted them himself, and started peddling them around town. Seattle was a frontier settlement... See full answer
- Ryan F., Chief Coffee Schemer

Why does coffee taste sour?

almost 2 years ago by Gregory V.
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Let's dig into some possible causes of the sour taste. One common cause is under extracting the coffee during the brewing process. This happens when not enough flavor is taken out of the coffee grounds... See full answer
- Ryan F., Chief Coffee Schemer

Which country has the best coffee beans?

almost 2 years ago by Sarah D.
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The best way to answer this question is take your palate on a trip around the world. Coffee elitist swear by tea-like Ethiopian coffees with complex and fruity notes. Americans on vacation in Hawaii romanced... See full answer
- Ryan F., Chief Coffee Schemer