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All About Single Origin Coffee & Why Its Worth Every Penny - The Wood Roaster

All About Single Origin Coffee & Why Its Worth Every Penny

One of the first things you'll notice in a specialty coffee shop is their selection of beans. Specialty coffee shops pride themselves in serving only the best coffees from all over the world. These coffee shops take time and effort to curate the best selection for each season. They then work with the best roasters to properly give justice to the coffee beans. The reason single origin is a popular term in the coffee industry is because it represents the pinnacle of quality.   Unfortunately, the term single origin is thrown around a lot in the coffee industry and confuses...

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Billy Volonakis
A Beginners Guide To Acheiving Cafe Quality Bean Roasts - The Wood Roaster - The Wood Roaster

A Beginners Guide To Acheiving Cafe Quality Bean Roasts - The Wood Roaster

WOOD ROASTED SPECIALITY COFFEE   As someone who has gotten deeper into the world of coffee drinking, you might have also grown accustomed to the idea of taking control of your daily brew by handling the brewing process yourself. From controlling your grind size to changing up the amount of water your grounds get and the time they spend brewing, all the details are bound to pay off at some point or another.   For the most serious drinkers, however, one of the clearest indicators of a full-blown dedication to impeccable coffee drinking experiences that can’t be overlooked is roasting...

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The Difference Between The Large Coffee Chains & Specialty Coffee Shops - The Wood Roaster

The Difference Between The Large Coffee Chains & Specialty Coffee Shops

"Image By David Dewitt" https://thecozycoffee.com/does-coffee-go-bad/ many people, the number one elixir that gives them life is coffee. Some people can't go through their day without having at least a cup of great coffee. In the past years, coffee has been elevated to higher consumption standards, and it comes in waves. The first wave of coffee is low-quality, mass-produced coffee. These are usual instant coffee jars that you can find in homes. The next wave of coffee is coffee companies that revolutionised coffee culture. Starbucks and Gloria Jeans are popular second wave coffee shops that paved the way for cafe culture. There...

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The Real Deal About Grinding Your Own Coffee Beans - The Wood Roaster

The Real Deal About Grinding Your Own Coffee Beans

There is a lot of talk about coffee freshness and how it is directly affected by grinding. It's pretty common for customers to ask their local coffee shop for their whole bag of coffee. This is because some people don't have the luxury to have a coffee grinder at home. Why do many people think grinding the whole bag of coffee is a mistake? And why do people think it's not the best way to have coffee at home? Before talking about the effects of grinding your coffee too early, it is good to know a few facts about whole...

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