Journal — grind

Pour Over Coffee Brewing…Simply The Best

I like to tell travel and coffee stories, but this time around I’m going to make this blog post short and sweet….

If you are a coffee drinker and you are looking for an amazing cup of coffee that you brew yourself on a daily basis, then you must try brewing your next cup of delight via the “Pour Over” method. Whether you are looking for a new and improved brewing method because your current technique is lacking, you are currently OK with what you are doing but love trying new things, or even if you are totally satisfied with...

Brewing French Press Coffee

One of the most common methods for brewing excellent coffee at home is the French press. I went to a friend’s house for dinner the other night, and after dinner he made some coffee for my girlfriend and me in a French press and brewed it exactly right. I only ever drink drip coffee in our Booskerdoo shops, and I forgot about the differences you can taste in the same coffee, brewed differently. So, what's the proper way to brew coffee in a French press?

We start, of course, with your coffee of choice....

Home Brewing Tips 'n' Tricks Vol 2. Your blade grinder

Grinding your coffee before brewing it will always make it taste better. Pre-ground coffee stales much quicker than whole bean. There are two ways to go for a home grinder:

Blade Grinder ($33) : Two blades spin and whip your beans apart. The longer you hold down the button, the finer the grinds become.
Burr Grinder ($115): You set your two burrs to grind your coffee quickly and at the same grind lever every single time.

Burr grinders are easy. The obstacle with the blade grinder is to get a consistent grind every time so your...