Into the grind

  • why measuring coffee by weight matters

    If you go to your favorite hipster, third wave coffee shop, you’re likely to see your barista weighing your shot or your pour over. Weighing the ...
  • what's in a tablespoon: converting volume to weight in ground coffee

    The ground coarseness impacts the coffee weight, which will impact the actual ratio - and flavors - that you’re getting from your recipe. While the difference isn’t massive - only 7% difference from coarse to fine, it’s certainly material depending on how exact you’re trying to control for the flavors. This will be critically important in our research as we go deeper in exploring what effects different variables in the brewing process have on the end product, coffee. 
  • why brewing with cold drip makes a better cold brew

    tldr; How is cold drip better than cold brew? Cold drip extracts the complex flavors from coffee beans that brewing with an immersion device (e.g...