How to Tell if Coffee Beans Are Stale

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Any coffee aficionado will tell you that much of the enjoyment and appreciation for the beverage is derived largely from the flavourful tasting notes in each cup. This, of course, is entirely dependent on a number of factors such as the harvest method, processing, roasting, the very beans themselves, and you guessed it: how the […]

How to brew coffee with ESPRO Bloom Pour Over Coffee Brewer

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Our review of the ESPRO Bloom! Follow along with Griffin as he brings you through the steps of brewing with the ESPRO Bloom and shares his thoughts on how this compares to the Hario V60. Brewing the same coffee can produce very different results when brewed using different methods, such as the Hario V60 or […]

How To Brew Our Caliber Coffee using Breville Barista Pro or espresso machine

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Follow along with Griffin as he brings you through the steps, concepts, and good habits that will help you make delicious espresso drinks at home using the coffee that started it all for Timbertrain – Caliber! Learning how to follow a recipe that is specifically tuned for a certain coffee allows for the most optimal […]

How To Brew Our Ethiopia Hamesho Kebena Coffee on AeroPress

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Our new Hamesho Kebena is a washed process coffee from Ethiopia that has had especial care taken in its drying process which gives it complexity while maintaining a clean taste. Follow along with Griffin as he brings you through our favorite way to brew Hamesho Kebena on the Aeropress. You’ll learn tips and tricks along […]

How To Steam Milk for Latte Art

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Follow along with Griffin as he brings you through the steps, concepts, and good habits that will help you steam barista quality milk for latte art at home. Learn how to properly allocate milk quantity, achieve desirable milk temperature, aeration and texture for a precise pour. Milk consistency, temperature and pouring techniques play an important […]

How To Make Perfect Espresso at Home

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  Follow along with Griffin as he brings you through the steps, concepts, and good habits that will help you make delicious espresso at home. Learning how to properly distribute and tamp will give you more consistent shots while knowing what to look for when brewing will make sure you’re dialed-in and following a recipe. […]

How To Brew Coffee From Colombia Finca La Indonesia

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Introduction of new coffee arrival from Colombia Finca La Indonesia and highlighting interesting fermentation techniques applied by the Torres brothers. Follow along with Griffin as he brings you through the steps, concepts, and good habits that will allow you to bring out the intended flavours of this delicious coffee by using a V60 dripper. From […]

How does coffee get its flavour notes?

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Understanding the complexities of coffee flavours takes years of tastings and study. Learning how a coffee bean develops its flavour notes is the first step in that journey. Not unlike wine, developing your palate to pick out these subtle notes in your coffee is the result of intentional tasting. We believe that knowing where your […]