The Joys Of Being A Gourmet Coffee Drinker

Do you love your coffee? Can you go a day without a cup of your favorite drink? Well, if you are anything like us then the answer is probably no!

The amazing thing is that coffee as we know it today is very much different compared to  when it was first discovered. The first thing that you will probably realize is that, these days there are so many varieties of gourmet coffee that it is difficult to choose a favorite one.

What Exactly Is Gourmet Coffee?

A cup of gourmet coffee is actually, believe it or not, a relatively new idea. Gourmet coffee is usually only made from Arabica beans, which are usually the coffee beans with the fullest flavors. The general average jar of coffee which you buy in supermarkets is made using a mixture of beans using low grade Brazilian coffee beans and Robusta beans. They also add a small amount of the Arabica coffee beans to ensure a nicer flavor than using just the low grade beans. Also the lower grade beans contain more caffeine than the others.

According to Dave, our favorite barista over at Bushy beard Coffee, gourmet coffee is usually roasted at the plant and makes it into the consumer’s hands within a week. You can buy pre-ground gourmet coffee, but the preferred way to buy it is while it is still in its bean form. The beans can usually be ground at the store you buy them from.

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