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Kona Coffee

Kona coffee is highly regarded throughout the world for its pleasing aroma and full bodied flavour. Genuine Kona Coffee originates on the cool slopes of the Hualalai and Mauna Loa Mountains in rich volcanic soil. Kona is one of the most expensive coffees on the planet and can be hard to get your hands on outside of Hawaii.

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Brew style of the week: POUR OVER

Brew style of the week: POUR OVER What you need:Ground coffee (finely ground)WaterCoffee DripperKettleMugPaper Cone FilterStep 1: Pour cold water into the kettle (around 650 ml) Boil water, remove from heat and let cool or 45 seconds.Step 2: Place Dripper on mug. Porcelain droppers are highly recommended as they retain heat.Step 3: Place filter inside the dripper. Rinse the paper filter and mug by poring boiling water over the filter. This helps to preheat the dripper and mug while also removing any paper taste.Step 4: Add freshly ground coffee into the filter. 25-30 grams (approximately 2 tablespoons per serving)Step 5: Pour water slowly into the centre and then outwards towards the edges in a circular motion to evenly wet all...

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5 Brewing Mistakes

5 Brewing Mistakes 1. Buying pre-ground beans Pre-ground beans are convenient, however coffee beans begin losing their freshness instantly after grinding them. to protect the flavour of the beans, you should grind beans just before using. 2. Storing beans in the freezer or fridge Though storing other foods this way maintains freshness, coffee beans are actually best stored at room temperature in an air tight container. Roasted beans are very porous and can absorb the moisture and smells of other foods in the fridge. 3. Using Boiling water to brew Brewing with boiling water extracts bitterness and acidity from the beans. The Ideal temperature is around 93C (200F). The best way to achieve the right temperature is to wait 45...

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