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Despite highs and lows in turnout for U.S. AeroPress brewing competitions in recent years, the 2016 AeroPress Championship season started with a huge bang, and right in the heart of America: Chicago, Illinois. Some 400 folks showed up to watch the competition on February 27th, sandwiching The Great Lakes Coffee Showcase—a new event dedicated to Chicago micro-roasters—and a latte art throwdown hosted by New Gotham Coffee. “The drive behind the GLCS was to foster a grassroots event that could slowly meet the demand for connectivity in the region that was previously met by USBC Regionals,” said Andrew Bettis (Cafe Integral, MRAC Organizer) “We wanted to form an event that was approachable and connected enthusiasts, professionals, and roasters.”
No matter where you come down on the nutmeg or no nutmeg debate, or even the debate over whether to include strong whiskey or the more delicate Clontarf, Irish coffee has a long, storied history. It’s one that’s as charming as it is practical — much like the Irish chef who invented it.
Unlike other drinks born out of creativity and imagination, Irish coffee sprang from necessity. It came about in the...
Like a daily dose of coffee, here’s your daily dose of coffee science: If your coffee tastes different from day-to-day, it’s not because of how you brew it or how much coffee you use. It’s because of the water.
Yes, water. We all just think of coffee as being coffee, but the coffee beans and grounds need that liquid to make a delicious cup. Depending on the water you use, and also where you live in the United States, the taste of your coffee can vary from cup-to-cup.
Russell Poldrack scanned his brain to create the most detailed map of brain connectivity ever.
In the process, he and his colleagues revealed strong correlations between brain function and gene expression, and how the brain reorganizes itself when running low on caffeine.
A U.S. panel said coffee can be part of a healthy diet.
That might be true only for half of us.
When an expert federal panel concluded earlier this year that drinking five cups of coffee a day can be part of a “healthy lifestyle,” even hinting that coffee is good for you, the announcement prompted a glut of headlines extolling the national habit.