Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Enjoy the Best Freshly-Roasted Coffee Beans Delivered Straight to Your Door

Enjoy the Best Freshly-Roasted Coffee Beans Delivered Straight to Your Door

It only takes around 2-3 weeks for a bag of freshly-roasted coffee beans to start losing flavor. It doesn't matter how rare the beans are or if you use the best coffee brewing equipment - coffee is at its most delicious state when consumed within 3 weeks of roasting. Fresh is always better. 


Most Filipinos still get their coffee from either Starbucks or the nearest local grocery store. For obvious reasons, coffee bought here show an expiration date rather than a roasting date. That's because these coffee beans are well past their roasting date after sitting in the shelf (or warehouse) too long. While the beans still taste decent, a lot of flavor has already been lost. You deserve to enjoy better quality coffee. Great coffee starts with the beans.


Here are three Philippine specialty coffee roasters that will deliver world-class, freshly-roasted specialty coffee directly to your door.



Monday, June 29, 2015

The Movement That Is Specialty Coffee


The third wave coffee movement has one purpose - the pursuit of deliciousness. There are now thousands of specialty coffee shops worldwide dedicated to serving high-quality specialty coffee. Coffee shops that elevate coffee to artisan levels by offering rare, single origin coffee from individual farms halfway across the globe. They understand that each cup tells a story. The story of how the coffee you hold came to be. 

We are part of this movement. Coffee is our drug.

This documentary gives you an inside look into the passion that goes into each cup of specialty coffee. Watch how these specialty coffee roasters strive to serve you perfection. Enjoy!

If you don't know where to begin, start here.


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Sunday, June 28, 2015

Coffee Gear That Every Serious Coffee Drinker Needs to Have

Coffee Gear That Every Serious Coffee Drinker Needs to Have

You already have hundreds of hours under your belt brewing coffee using the basic coffee gear and you decided that you want to take coffee a bit more seriously. In the same manner as there are different ways you can cook an egg, there are also a number of tools you can use to alter the brewing process - each producing a very distinct cup. That's one reason why coffee aficionados have so many toys at their disposal.

Now that you have a basic brewer, a digital scale, and a grinder, let's take a look at some advanced coffee gear that serious coffee drinkers use to help complete your home brew bar.


Saturday, June 27, 2015

Coffee Gear That Will Instantly Help You Brew a Better Cup

Coffee Gear That Will Instantly Help You Brew a Better Cup

Brewing a great cup of coffee is fairly simple. If you have a bag of freshly roasted coffee beans and the proper brewing equipment, you can whip up a delicious cup in less than 10 minutes. Why settle for mediocre tasting brewed coffee, or worse instant coffee, when you can have a barista-quality cup every morning? 

So, here's what you need to start brewing the perfect cup.