It was an entertaining week in the coffee world to say the least. You can’t go wrong when you’re reading about coffee soaps and an artificial nose to determine coffee types. Of course, the fun doesn’t stop there…
Brewed Coffee Batangas Coffee Organic Soap
The Java Queen spotted this one. It’s a soap made with coffee. Yes, coffee. “The best thing about it is that it has coffee grounds incorporated into the bar. The result is silky smooth skin because the grounds serve as a gentle exfoliant!”
Coffee Nate How to Decode Coffee Labels
Nate looks at the fair trade and other labels on the coffee bags and what they really represent.
Muddy Dog Roasting Co. The Dark Side to Auto-Drip Brew
Drip coffee makers are great – they’re easy to use and convenient, but they do have one serious drawback.
Caffination CaffiNation Reviews: RocketfuelCoffee.com
Pzul (I say the name out lout every time I type it) reviews the Kona Dark from Rocketfuel Coffee. It seems that I wasn’t the only one to give this coffee two thumbs up.
New Coffee Blog
The Coffee Crawl
“gottabejack” is on a mission to visit every coffee shop in Manhattan, but he isn’t just doing reviews. Along the way he is trying figure out what it is about coffee that makes us tick and why we visit the coffee shops that we love and sometimes refer to as a second home.
Artificial nose can distinguish between coffee brands
What will they think of next? A team of chemists developed a coffee analyzer than can distinguish between ten well-known commercial brands of coffee and can also make a distinction between coffee beans that have been roasted at different temperatures or lengths of time.
Ristretto | A New Twist on Espresso
Just as I was beginning to work on my review of the mypressi TWIST, I came across this NY Times blog posts. It describes where the mypressi TWIST fits in and some of the ways that people have used it (instead of water, think whiskey or even espresso).
Burger King Brews a Coffee War With Mickey D’s
Burger King is a little bit late to the war, but they’re jumping into this year. By September their 7,000 locations will serve Starbuck’s Seattle’s Best Coffee. McCafe watch out? Unless they get trained baristas brewing the coffee, I think I’m going to stick to more traditional coffee shops.
What your coffee says about you
What exactly does that coffee you just bought say about you? How you take your coffee can expose your self-esteem, stress levels and even offer a peak at your sex life, says the new book The You Code by Australian body language experts Judi James and James Moore.
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