December 2018 – Manhattan Coffee, Jairo Lopez

December 2018 – Manhattan Coffee, Jairo Lopez

This month’s coffee is a Colombian Geisha by Jairo Lopez, roasted by power-couple Esther Maasdam and Ben Morrow of Manattan Coffee in Rotterdam. This coffee is one of the absolute BEST we’ve had all year. It’s super clean, extra sweet, and full of...

Why Does Cold Brew Taste Different?

Why Does Cold Brew Taste Different? Cold brewed coffee tastes quite different to the same coffee brewed hot, then chilled. It tastes considerably less acidic, with more ‘brown’ flavours (on the spectrum from chocolate to rubber), and generally few of the complex...

Why can Coffee Dry Your Mouth?

Why can coffee dry your mouth? Does it have anything to do with over extraction?   Dryness – or astringency? The dry feeling in the mouth that you can sometimes get after drinking coffee is properly called ‘astringency’. This is a dry, sandy feeling on the...

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