First stop, Colombia. Day 1 to 7 – SCA Courses, Dry Mill, Farm…

Day 1 – La Finca Noreña https://www.facebook.com/pg/PerkyBlendersTrainingAcademy/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1913630355625491 Day 2 – Brewers Cup Workshop  https://www.facebook.com/pg/PerkyBlendersTrainingAcademy/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1914397732215420 Day 3 – SCA Barista Intermediate  https://www.facebook.com/pg/PerkyBlendersTrainingAcademy/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1914448232210370 Day 4 – Dry Mill https://www.facebook.com/pg/PerkyBlendersTrainingAcademy/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1915802422074951 Day 4-5-6 – SCA Sensory Skills Foundation and Intermediate https://www.facebook.com/pg/PerkyBlendersTrainingAcademy/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1915802422074951 Day 7 – SCA Brewing Intermediate https://www.facebook.com/pg/PerkyBlendersTrainingAcademy/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1916244488697411 Advertisements

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The Ultimate French Press Technique

James Hoffmann’s French Press Technique The old french press guide from 8 years ago is one of my most viewed videos. However, it doesn’t really reflect the way I would brew one now. I tend to use the method described in “Cupping Vs French Press” now. I’ve been enjoying making videos recently and the learning…

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6 Shades of Cascara

Profiling Panama Varietals Natural Process Cascara Recipe for the cold brew : 12.5g of Cascara 250ml of cold water Steep the brew for 24 hours in the fridge Remove them from the fridge 1 hour before cupping Depending on their varietals, once brewed each Cascara becomes a different shade of gold.   Recipe for the…

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Sugar Free yet still Very Sweet Cascara Syrup

SUGAR FREE CASCARA SYRUP For approximately 1 litre of syrup 150g of natural cascara 1.5 litres of filtered water Time: 18 hours steeping / 2 hours cooking In a large saucepan, vigorously stir the water and cascara to mix thoroughly. Let it steep for 18 hours. Put the pan with the soaked cascara mix on the…

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A bit more about Cascara…

A bit more about Cascara… A few years ago I bought a bag of Cascara by mistake, thinking it was coffee. The package seemed surprisingly light, but, being a coffee adventurer, I took it anyway. I arrived home and once I opened the bag, I realised what it was – dried coffee cherries, the same…

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Casacara Curd

CASCARA CURD   For the Cascara Sauce Ingredients: 75g of Cascara 1L of filtered or spring water (or any good water that you fancy) Steeping time: 1 hour / 24 hours Preparation time: 5 minutes (24 hours steeping) 20 minutes In a receptacle, add 75g of Cascara and 400ml of water, and let it soak…

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Chilled Cascara / Thé de Cascara glacé

Steep 45g of dried Cascara in 1L of cold filtered water for 6 hours in the fridge or a cool place. *Infuser 45g de Cascara séchée dans 1L d’eau filtrée pendant 6 heures dans le réfrigérateur ou un endroit frais. After 6 hours, remove the Cascara, then enjoy over ice with a slice of dried…

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Comment nettoyer les filtres en tissu

Comment nettoyer les filtres en tissu Les filtres en tissu sont utilisés dans plusieurs méthodes de filtrations; le Woodneck ou Chorreador, le V60, l’AeroPress et la Chemex. Les filtres sont intéressant à utiliser car ils développent le corps du café, ils sont réutilisables et facile à nettoyer. Cependant, un mauvais nettoyage des filtres entrainera un développement de moisissure, et pour le…

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How to maintain your cloth filters

How to maintain your cloth filters Cloth filters are used in several brewing methods, the Woodneck, the V60, the Chemex and the AeroPress. Cloth filters are great because the increase the body of the brew, the y are reusable easy to clean, but if the cleaning is poorly done your filter will become mouldy, for the…

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Liqueur d’Espresso ‘Fait maison’

Afin de satisfaire vos envie de Kaluha et de Tia Maria dans vos cocktails maison, pourquoi ne pas faire une liqueur d’espresso à votre goût! Pour cela vous aurez besoin, pour 1L de liqueur 1 litre de rhum blanc 80g de café (torréfaction moyenne) Moudre finement le café, aussi fin que pour un espresso. Mettre…

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