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Panama Hartmann Estate Black Honey Coffee

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Panama Hartmann Estate Black Honey Coffee

Panama Hartmann Estate Black Honey coffee is a single origin specialty grade coffee beans from Hartmann Estate farm Volcan region in Panama. This coffee is Black Honey processed and roasted in Medium level. Round body with light acidity. It has caramel, honey aroma and toffee, honey, black tea flavor with medium sweetness.  The Hartmann family patriarch, Alois St. Hartmann, was born in Czechoslovakia in 1891. In 1914, at the beginning of the First World War, Hartmann emigrated to Pennsylvania in the United States where he changed his name to Luis Hartmann. Hartmann later purchased land in Chiriqui, in Panama and...

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Coffee Brewing Series 3 - French Press

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Coffee Brewing Series 3 - French Press

Some coffee drinkers believe that making French press coffee produces a beverage that contains stronger flavor compared to a drip coffee machine since it allows the oils from the ground coffee beans to mix with the water.

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Distinct and Unique African Coffee: Tanzania - The Coffee World in Mount Kilimanjaro

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Distinct and Unique African Coffee: Tanzania - The Coffee World in Mount Kilimanjaro

What could you first think of when we discuss the coffee from countries in Africa? Would it be Ethiopia, the birthplace of coffee? Or Kenya, well known by its acidity of coffee? Maybe Rwanda? Her coffee is famous because of the fruity and floral aroma. In this article, I am not going to discuss those excellent coffee origins. Instead, I would like to introduce an origin who produces the distinct and unique coffee: Tanzania.

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The Glamour of Central America’s and Caribbean Island’s Coffee

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The Glamour of Central America’s and Caribbean Island’s Coffee

Have you ever heard about “Coffee Belt”? “Coffee Belt” is referring to the area between Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn, and close to Equatorial. Since the area located close to Equatorial, the climate condition is perfect to grow coffee. That is why countries who produce coffee in the world are mostly laid on this “Coffee Belt” area.

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A Sound that Every Roaster is Finding – The Sound of First Crack

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A Sound that Every Roaster is Finding – The Sound of First Crack

Do you guys like cooking? When the food is cooking on the pan, it usually releases smell, heat energy and even sound. If we fried some food in a right way, we could say it has “Wok Hei” in Chinese. In the previous articles, we discussed that coffee roasting shares the similar ideas or principles with cooking. When we perform a coffee roasting, it will create smell, heat energy and sound as well. When the biggest sound comes out, we will call it the “first crack”.

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