So, you want to keep up with the latest coffee trends? We want to share with you the top 10 coffee blogs that our baristas at The Latte Art Factory follow. These are your go to resources when it comes to all things coffee.
If you’re a barista working at a coffee shop or if you just have a passion for coffee brewing, or if you simply enjoy drinking this beloved beverage, there is a blog for you to follow below.
1. Coffee Review
Coffee Review has been around for a couple of decades. Here, you will find coffee reviews, espresso ratings, informative articles, and coffee articles brought to you by Kenneth Davids and other leading coffee experts. If you’re interested in becoming a more informed and rounded coffee enthusiast, then Coffee Review is a great place to begin your journey.
2. The Coffee Compass
The Coffee Compass looks at coffee on a global scale and was founded by coffee consultant (yes, it’s a genuine title), Michael Butterworth who is based in Istanbul while his co-founding partner, Darren Jennings (creator of RoastWatch) is based in San Francisco. Michael and Darren review professional coffee equipment and advise you how to get the best out of it from making iced coffee in an AeroPress along with coffee book reviews.
3. Manual Coffee Brewing
Needless to say, you can probably guess what this blog is about. John, from Manual Coffee Brewing has a passion for roasting coffee at home and shares results of his coffee experiments with you. John will teach you about different techniques of home brewing including pour-over and immersion. If you would like to learn more about the techniques involved in home coffee brewing, then this coffee blog is for you.
4. Bean Ground
After working in coffee shops around the world, Mark at BeanGround now finds himself testing and experimenting with coffee at home. Learn how to brew coffee in the comfort of your own home by following the brew guides that Mark has put together. He also reviews some pretty awesome coffee related equipment.
5. Coffee Affection
We assume you are reading this article because you have a love of coffee. Then, this is the blog for you to follow. Coffee Affection’s resources are complete with buying guides for both coffee grinding and brewing instruments, comparisons of brewing techniques and much more. Not sure what bean is best suited to your pallet? These guys will point you in the right direction. They also give their honest reviews on equipment.
6. Pact Coffee
This blog focuses on the entire process of making coffee. Here you will learn where to find the best beans, how they are sourced and how to ensure you are drinking ethically sourced coffee. In addition, you will find tons of brewing guides and recipes.
7. Coffee Lands
When it comes to coffee, we must talk about where it comes from and ensure it comes from an ethical place where everyone involved in the process is treated fairly. Introducing Coffee Lands; their literature illustrates the ethical trade of coffee and introduces us to the grinding work of kickstarting coffee production. Coffee Lands’ projects are coordinated by Catholic Relief Services (CRS), whose mission is to support vulnerable people living in poverty overseas. You can donate to CRS on the website and follow along with initiating projects.
Frshgrnd takes a different approach from the blogs above. Coffee fanatic, Aaron Frey is on a worldwide hunt for the best coffee. He has explored countries in Asia, Europe, and Latin America, and several states in the US. Here, Aaron doesn’t just learn about coffee, but the places and cultures where each of them originates from. He also cleverly recommends coffee shops on a nicely displayed world map, along with a grading scale. Aaron’s goal is to be able to find that best cup of coffee and share it with all of us.
Any guesses what Spudge means? You guessed it (well, probably not), it means “coffee crumbs, blotches, and splats”. This blog is great for both individuals and professionals who are simply looking for up-to-date industry news and events. Keep in the know with coffee professional interviews.They even have a fancy online merchandise shop where you can buy from.
10. Perfect Daily Grind
Probably our favourite name for a coffee blog. Perfect Daily Grind demonstrates how we can all be involved in supporting the coffee supply chain in a positive manner through its super educational resource. From farming and trade, to serving up an ethical coffee in your shop, this covers the entire chain. Whether you are a barista, own a coffee shop, or want to learn more about the coffee process, Perfect DailyGrind’s articles will lead you on the path of success.
So, as you can see there are tons of coffee blogs to follow and let’s face it, clicking onto each site regularly is time consuming. Why not consider Feedly? Keep up with the topics and trends you care about, without the overwhelm. Make your research workflow efficient and enjoyable & experience the power of RSS!
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