Archive for August, 2016


Where Will We Grow Coffee when the Earth Heats Up?

A recent study by The Climate Institute on behalf of Fair Trade Australia predicts that coffee production in current areas where it is grown will fall significantly in the coming years as temperatures and high altitude rainfall increase. Here is a bit about the climate change risks to coffee. The coming decades are likely to [...]

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Is Your Coffee Habit Inherited?

You think that you drink coffee because you like the taste and aroma or because it wakes you up in the morning and keeps you going all day. Is that true? Maybe, as an article in the Los Angeles Times suggests, your coffee habit may be written in your DNA. Scientists have been studying the [...]

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Cuban Style Coffee

Now that relations are improving with the island of Cuba it may be time to revisit Cuban style coffee. It turns out that Cuban coffee does not necessarily refer to coffee from Cuba but to the method of preparation. Cuban coffee is strong espresso with a foamy layer of sugar laced with espresso across the [...]

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How about Coffee Lemonade?

I still remember my first espresso years ago. It was at the Colombia restaurant on St. Armand’s Circle on Siesta Key (Sarasota, Florida). It arrived with a thin slice of lemon. Now, it turns out, baristas have taken the lemon with your coffee thing a big step farther. How about coffee lemonade? Eater reports that [...]

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Rise of Death Wish Coffee

Winning a lottery can change your life. That is what Mike Brown, the owner of Death Wish Coffee, found out. Mike won a contest sponsored by Intuit Quick Books to get a free 30 second commercial run during the 2016 Super Bowl. Death Wish is considered to be the world’s strongest coffee. This is because [...]

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