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Flavor Science: The Human Element

By Olivia Auell Humans are complicated. When we drink a cup of coffee, cues from all five senses turn into ... »

Coffee

The Grinder Paper: Explained

The act of grinding coffee is full of mystery and myth. A group of likeminded people recently embarked on a project to shed some light on coffee …

Coffee

Coffee Science: What Is TDS and Why Should You Care?

Visit any specialty coffee forum and chances are you’ll find a long discussion on extraction percentages and TDS – without much of an explanation of</i> …

Coffee Science: Everything You Need to Know About Milk

Being a barista is a specialised craft revolving around three main products: <b>coffee, water,</b> and <b>milk</b>. The science behind espresso has already been …

​Why Do We Source Single Origins? | Blue Bottle

Eighteen small porcelain vessels lined the table. Each contained a seemingly identical brown liquid. Next to me stood an experienced food critic. She …

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Retracing the Historic Route of Coffee | Blue Bottle

"This is what angels singing tastes like." – James Freeman<p>When we first tried the coffee that Mokhtar Alkhanshali brought us from Yemen, it stopped …

How to Taste: Coffee

Professional growers, sellers, and baristas try coffee at controlled tastings called cuppings, but the average person may not know what separates a great cup of coffee from one that's sold by a vested, mustachio'd server at an overpriced but minimally decorated modern coffee bar.<p>As with all things, …

Hubble Space Telescope celebrated 25 years on

From helping to determine the age of the universe to proving the existence of black holes, the $2.5bn Hubble Space Telescope has been a hugely powerful tool of scientific discovery.<p>Friday marks 25 years since the telescope was first launched. <br>It was not the first space telescope, but when it was …