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DHC Brew Kit Contest – Part 2

In the first post for the coffee contest, we reviewed flavor potential. That is how to get the most flavor out of your coffee by grinding before every use. Have a read here if you’re catching up. Basically, if you’re spending $22.00 for a pound of the best coffee around and pre grind it, you’re really…

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Specialty Coffee – What is it?

Philosophy of Specialty Coffee The philosophy of specialty coffee – ensuring each stage of the development process yields the highest potential of flavor. Coffee holds flavor potential, where each mistake can reduce it. Example, if the coffee isn’t picked when it is ripe, the drying and processing stage are not likely to produce even results. If the…

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Coffee and Adventure.

Coffee and adventure: Hand in hand. Always seemingly go together. Especially in the shoulder season when searching for ice climbing before it’s in full swing. Not used to early mornings yet leaves one sleepy. Under caffeination causes wobbly legs and fumbling of ice screws. Not fun on early season fragile thin, frozen waterfalls. I want to make sure I’m…

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