How to Make Ice Coffee
The sun is shining, the days are warmer, and it is finally time for iced coffee! Here are our best tips for making an incredible iced coffee. We love the Japanese Style Iced Coffee, which is a pour-over coffee directly onto ice. It makes for a clean, iced coffee that allows the flavours to sing out. Making iced coffee is just like making regular coffee, except you need to account for the ice. Keep it simple: brew coffee twice as strong and enjoy over ice! How to Make an Iced Pour Over 4 tbsp (24 g) of ground coffee 210...
How to Make Cold Brew Coffee
Love a great cup of coffee but looking for something a little ‘cooler’? Here’s our favourite recipe for a cold brew. Make it the night before and enjoy it all day. Overnight Cold Brew Recipe Put 60g of coffee in a French Press, 1L mason jar, or other container* Add 1L of cold water Steep 12-16 hours, gently shaking, or agitating it once midway *We recommend making cold brew in a French Press, it makes the straining much easier! Planning to add ice or milk? Make it a bit stronger, try 80g of coffee. For the best cold brew...
Can you Freeze Coffee Beans?
The technical answer is yes. Should you freeze coffee beans? No. (Please don’t!) So why shouldn’t you freeze coffee beans? In general, the issue is moisture. The action of putting something into a freezer and then taking it out (and then in and out again) creates condensation and the risk of moisture on coffee beans. Moisture (ahead of brewing) is one of the great enemies of coffee freshness. The three great enemies of coffee freshness are: light, moisture, and oxygen. By keeping your coffee away from those three, you can maintain great, fresh coffee. As soon as you expose your...
Are Coffee Grounds Good for the Soil?
You’ve been sneaking coffee grounds into your outdoor composter (or maybe right into your garden beds), but you catch yourself wondering ‘are these coffee grounds even good for the soil’? Don’t worry, we’ll break it down for you. (See what we did there?)