I have a personal problem with pour over people because they tend to hold the opinion that pour overs like Hario v60, Chemex, Kalita, are great, but that batch brew Drip Coffee Makers suck. The reality is...
If you have Italian friends, and they offer you a "caffe" , chances are they pull out a stove top device that unscrews in four parts, (base, top pouring chamber or pitcher, basket and basket cover) called a Moka Pot.
Now that you understand freshness as it pertains to coffee beans (3-14 days from its BIRTH DATE or Roast date, and only buy enough to last a week) . This will give us a good starting point because we finally have some quality ingredients.
If you’re ready to make a change and freshen up your coffee game, consider making your coffee at home. To produce quality coffee at home, like the ones you normally find in the coffee shops, follow these 3 simple rules:
As a result, the small independent coffee shop owner will see their sales dwindle down to nothing while their operating costs continue. Leading to a trickle-down effect of mass layoffs and suppliers like bakers and food prep kitchens to be limited at large.
Fearfully, there is a real possibility that when we inevitably emerge from this period of quarantine, that our neighbourhood cafe will no longer be in business.
What Can You Do To Save Small Local Businesses ?
Rather than be saddened and depressed by this dark and dour prediction, let us instead think of what we can do to support our local independent coffee shops.
3 Quick Steps To Help Keep Small Cafes In Business