Tag: Kvern

You allready own the most important tool!

You allready own the most important tool!

Brewing Tips, General information
I never get tired of getting asked : "What´s the most important tool for making a good cup of coffee?". Depending om my mood of the day, I might answer a few different things, but I basicly have two single items you should buy, and one you should have allready. The most important tool for making good coffee is of course: The will to use common sense ! Grinder, scale, mobile phone? You can´t replace basic knowledge with some good tools. Having the understanding that coffee can be anything from tar black smudge to the sweetest tea-like fruity brew, should be a part of your upbringing. Anyone having played around in puddles know that the more dirt, the darker the mix. And fresh dirt tastes more than old, stale. Somehow, this is completely forgotten as we go for bargains on coffee, buyin
Kaffe er ferskvare!

Kaffe er ferskvare!

Brewing, General information, News
Selv om det til tider kan være kjempetilbud på megapakker med kaffe, er det enkelte ting du kanskje burde tenke på før du handler stort. For når kaffeen først er brent, er den ferskvare, og for hver dag den eksponeres for luft mister den smak. Tim Wendelboe skriver det så fint på sine poser at kaffe smaker best de tre første ukene etter brenning. Dette henger da sammen med at kaffebønnene sakte oksiderer og mister smak. Likeledes anbefaler vi også at man heller kjøper hele bønner enn ferdigkvernet, men dette kommer jeg tilbake til. Innpakning Mange av de større kaffehus pakker sin kaffe under vakuum, og attpåtil erstatter de luften med ren nitrogen. Ved å «flushe» kaffeen med nitrogen, sørger man for at minst mulig oksygen er i kontakt med kaffeen. Dette igjen gjør at kaffeen vil
The importance of a proper grind

The importance of a proper grind

Brewing Tips, General information, News
Grinders are a dime a dozen, and a lot of people buy their coffee in some form of grind. But how does the grind affect the coffee? You could have the same coffee tasting differently every time, depending on how and when your coffee is grindes. The more finely you grind the coffee the more rounded and powerful coffee. However, grinding coffee this fine will also leave room for bitter tastes to develop. A good, burr mill grinder goes a long way in making sure the coffee grind is even, thus giving a more consistent taste once brewed. Worn and poor coffee grinders can actually "burn" your coffee. "Burning" the coffee grinding, heats the coffee more than you want during grinding, and this will give the coffee a "burnt" taste. Burr mills give a much more even result then knife-ba...