Monthly Archives: July 2010

Can Roasted Coffee Be Too Fresh?

Yesterday, after the coffee arrived, I couldn’t wait to brew some. I fired up a water kettle and ground 35 grams, which is the right amount for a half-batch in my Chemex and fills exactly four small cups of coffee. I’ll skip the details, but it was a disappointing cup of coffee. Continue reading

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Kenya Coffee Frankenstein!

The Coffee Research Foundation’s new Kenya coffee variety could single-handedly destroy the reputation of one of the world’s best coffees. This morning, I received the following press release: Kenya’s Coffee Research Foundation (KRF) has released a new variety of coffee. … Continue reading

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