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  • How to Brew Hario V60 or Chemex for Two

    Lean an easy method for brewing for two with the Chemex or the Hario V60
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  • How to Brew Stagg X Pour Over Coffee

    You will need: A high-quality coffee such as Brewtus Roasting coffee.  Clean water, water boiler, burr grinder, a scale of choice, timer, Fellow Stagg X and pouring kettle with a fine nozzle. Steps to Brew: Step 1. Rinse the paper filter carefully with approximately 100 grams of hot water and let drip into the vessel to help preheat the carafe.  Collect the water and if possible save it for watering plants, washing windows, etc.  Step 2. Weigh 20 grams of coffee for 320 ml of water. Step 3. Grind the coffee for fine filter and place it in the Stagg...

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  • How to Brew Better Coffee

    Want to brew coffee like a Brewtus Barista? Use a scale Use an accurate scale every time. Get yourself a digital scale and an excellent measuring tool for water. A great cup of coffee does happen out of love or eye measurements based on “experience.” Delicious coffee is a result of precision and discipline. Use fresh coffee and a grinder Use freshly roasted and freshly ground coffee of good quality such as Brewtus Roasting. Make sure you know when the coffee was roasted by asking. Typically, coffee is at its best within a month of roasting. Invest in a good...

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  • Don't Confuse Roast Level With Strength

    What Roast Should I choose? [Is Dark Roasted Coffee Stronger?] Coffee roasting has evolved so much in the last few decades. Not only light roasts have become more popular, but artisan roasters like Brewtus Roasting are taking the craft to new levels. A single origin coffee gets special treatment. Master roasters will take their time to test what roasting degree works best for that particular bean, through sample roasting. Once the roast established, is recorded and applied to that batch of beans. Another neat technique in specialty coffee is blending single origin beans to various degrees; this creates complex tasting...

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  • What You Need to Brew Great French Press Coffee

      You will need a french press and some Brewtus Roasting Coffee of your Choice! Pre-heat your French press, by pouring hot water into it. A good starting point is a 15:1 water: coffee ratio or 66 – 70 grams per 1 liter of water. The dose will vary according to your taste and the coffee used. Use your digital scale to measure your coffee and then grind it immediately before use. We recommend slightly coarser than filter coffee. Place the french press containing the ground coffee on your scale. Tare the scale, so it reads zero and pour in 1000...

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  • Why Does My Coffee Cost So Much?

    This is a question you may have asked at some time - especially if your favorite specialty coffee shop just raised its prices again.  I hope by the end of this article you will instead say, "Ah, that is why my coffee is worth so much".   It is often hard for us as consumers to understand why coffee companies continue to raise prices even though we understand inflation, wage increases, and the volatility of prices of the ingredients.  We have come to expect a relatively cheap cup of coffee - free refills, Venti, and Dunkin' Donuts.  While there may be...

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