May 9, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 009

Coffee Chronicles 009

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansI get very little off of the beans themselves. Mostly an acidic nose and that's about it. After yesterday's this is a bit of a letdown.

May 8, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 008

Coffee Chronicles 008

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansOpening the bag, I do get a hint of sweetness with some "heft". Looking at the beans they are surprisingly uniform and are the colour of

May 7, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 007

Coffee Chronicles 007

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansThe dominant nose on the beans is acidic, which was not what I was actually expecting, there is a bit of sweetness coming through as well,

May 6, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 006

Coffee Chronicles 006

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansLike yesterday, I get a whiff of sweetness with some chocolate off of the open bag. Brewing Method AeroPressI am following James Hoffman's "The Ultimate AeroPress

May 5, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 005

Coffee Chronicles 005

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansThe smell of the beans is very sweet, with a strong coffee smell (compared to the last few days), almost reminiscent of a dark roast. Brewing

May 4, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 004

Coffee Chronicles 004

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansOpening the pouch the first aroma that hits me is of dark chocolate. This gets even more pronounced after I grind the beans. It is a

May 3, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 003

Coffee Chronicles 003

"Official" tasting notes and background information. Brewing Method AeroPressI am following James Hoffman's "The Ultimate AeroPress Technique". 11 grams of coffee and 200 grams of water. Steep 2 minutes, then swirl and let

May 2, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 002

Coffee Chronicles 002

"Official" tasting notes and background information. Brewing Method AeroPressI am following James Hoffman's "The Ultimate AeroPress Technique". 11 grams of coffee and 200 grams of water. Steep 2 minutes, then swirl and let

May 1, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 001

Coffee Chronicles 001

"Official" tasting notes and background information. Brewing Method AeroPressI am following James Hoffman's "The Ultimate AeroPress Technique". 11 grams of coffee and 200 grams of water. Steep 2 minutes, then swirl and let

Mar 31, 2021

Wildlife's Wild

Wildlife's Wild

The last few weeks I had a bit of a "Battle of Britain" situation outside my window with multipe pairs of Canadian Geese fighting over a nesting spot. Tonight, they got a bit