MEET THE BEAN — Brewing

Coffee Brewing: Pour-Over vs Automatic Drip

Coffee Brewing: Pour-Over vs Automatic Drip

I love brewing with my Hario V60 manual pour-over. It takes me about 5 minutes from whole-bean to first delicious sip and it remains my precious ritual each morning before I take on the world.  Pour-over brewing is considered by many coffee enthusiasts, including myself to be the superior method for brewing a delicious cup of coffee. It’s easy, fun and allows for a lot of customization. Admittedly, this method requires a bit of math that I keep it simple for my first cup of the day. (15:1 water to coffee ratio). This is slightly off the 17:1 ratio I...

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Biggest Mistakes with Grind Size

Biggest Mistakes with Grind Size

One of the biggest mistakes home brewers make is on their grind size. The impact that grind size has on the quality of your coffee is incredible. Investing in a quality burr grinder guarantees consistency, allowing you to replicate your perfect cup of coffee every time.

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How Many Scoops of Coffee per Cup?

How Many Scoops of Coffee per Cup?

This is one of the most common questions I receive from Tradition followers + it always makes me smile, as I picture a teaspoon next to a shovel . . .

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Kailua Cold Brew: Ready-to-Drink Recipe

Kailua Cold Brew: Ready-to-Drink Recipe

Temperatures are warming up and we wanted to share a delicious way to keep you cool. This KAILUA COLD BREW is super versatile and is amazing when cold-brewed. This is definitely a coffee to have fun with and experiment.  What You Need 1100 mL (4 1/2 cups) cold water80g (1 cup) coarsely ground coffee Instructions Add ground coffee to coffee basket Slowly pour the cold water directly onto coffee grounds Put in refrigerator for 12-24 hours Remove coffee basket & replace lid Serve cold brew over ice and enjoy Cleaning Empty used coffee grinds intotrash bin or your garden! Clean...

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