A coffee lover knows that the skill of choosing, brewing, and then finally producing a great cup of coffee is an art. It needs a thorough knowledge of different types of coffee. Here’s our list of best-known types of coffee and variants that are absolutely adored by coffee lovers.
Having seen several videos from Modernist Cuisine earlier, we’re not so happy about having missed this one. This video talks of the physics of coffee and creamer, and of course, presents it in super slow-motion style. We especially like the “storm in the tea cup” imagery that presents itself as the creamer hits the coffee, something that would have been lost to the eye without the 2000fps video. On another note, these guys recommend adding creamer to coffee as it is likely to slow down the rate of coffee cooling by 20%.
Here’s your guide to when you should reach for that mug of beer, or the cup of coffee. Surprisingly enough, the answer is not always.
Handpresso is a little coffee maker built for your car. Providing you not only with your dose of caffeine in the car, but some pretty time savings for the daily commute. It fits in your car’s cup holder and uses 16 bars of pressure to crank out your coffee, while drawing power from the car’s 12V outlet. Costs ~$200.
Hongkong based art agency worked with creative director Rogier Wieland to make this video commissioned by Starbucks. The reverse storytelling begins, or rather “ends” with a cup of coffee being provided to a customer, and then goes to how the coffee is sourced, the beans roasted and the chains relation to the coffee plantations.
Simple, decent design never loses its inherent goodness and desirability. Alpha Dominche has come up with a simple, sleek and decent looking Steampunk Coffee and Tea Brewer. This one can make up to four cups of coffee simultaneously and an average of 60 to 80 cups an hour.