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Coffee Knowledge

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Blissfulbritt

Let’s talk coffee, shall we?

I was given a blend of beans the other day with no information other than the person it was from, and the name he had given it. I was excited to try his homemade blend and see if my coffee knowledge was up to speed. Upon grinding the beans I immediately detected scents of berries, a characteristic of a sun-dried coffee.

Once the fresh ground coffee steeped in my French press for four(ish) minutes, I plunged, poured, smelled, slurped, and savored. My palate was overwhelmed with flavors of blueberries and nuts, and I immediately knew this blend had African and Latin American grown beans. What I didn’t pick up on was the Indonesian beans, which I was told about after I had guessed the blend. Apparently the full body and herbal flavor typical of Indonesian beans comes out as the coffee cools.

I didn’t wait…

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Author: esspressotrips

A devoted wife and dedicated mother of three. I enjoy cooking, baking and perfecting my personally developed recipes. Professionally, I am a Master Level Healthcare Administrator who promotes quality healthcare services. My mission is to ensure proper treatment for the "under-served" in our community. I have a passion for coffee and the experience it brings. When traveling, I seek out coffee houses that are off the beaten path, eclectic in nature, unique and present a serious love for the beans! DISCLAIMER: This is a personal website/blog, produced in my own time and solely reflecting my personal opinions. Statements on this site do not represent the views or policies of my employers, past or present, or any other organization with which I may be affiliated. All content are written and edited by me.

2 thoughts on “Coffee Knowledge

  1. Oh my, thank you for the reblog. This made my morning. 🙂

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