Coffee has been around for ages and, as legend goes, was first discovered through the energetic behavior of goats after eating a certain type of berry. After further experimentation with the berry, coffee began its spread around the world and became one of the most popular beverages on the planet. Since the early stages of coffee, numerous related drinks have emerged and captivated coffee fanatics worldwide. Though each type of coffee drink has its own interesting origin, let’s talk about three that have gained widespread popularity in the last century.
The Christmas season is upon us and many of our favorite seasonal characters have made their annual return. We see them in stores, on our televisions, and scattered about our neighbors’ yards. They’re ingrained into the celebration of Christmas because they all have a personality and their own individual story. We’re well acquainted with all of these characters, but there is one important thing most people still don’t know: the type of coffee they drink. Luckily, we’ve got the inside scoop.
We’ve all heard of espresso. Many of us even regularly enjoy drinks containing espresso, but few people understand what is truly considered espresso. The term is thrown around loosely and has left the casual coffee consumer with a minimal understanding of what goes into making the popular beverage.
There are a multitude of factors that go into producing a quality shot of espresso, according to the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s. Here, we will go over four of the main differences between brewing espresso and brewing coffee.
If you are a coffee lover, you’ve likely had at least one point in life where you have seriously considered cutting back on your cups-a-day of brewed happiness. While there may be some health benefits in easing off for those particularly heavy coffee drinkers, there are still plenty of reasons to remain unwavered in your noble pursuit of perpetual caffeine flow. Because we want you to be prepared for any and all of the attacks on your daily habits, let’s discuss some legitimate health benefits of coffee (backed by science!).
The Nashville Coffee Collective and Tin Cup Coffee are excited to host Felipe Croce of Fazenda Ambiental Fortaleza on Tuesday, March 31st from 7pm to 9pm. Felipe will be sharing coffee, honey, casca (cascara), and cachaça (a distilled sugar cane beverage) from his family’s farm in Brazil as well as talking about how Fazenda Ambiental Fortaleza works to promote ecological, social, and economic sustainability, carbon sequestration, and organic farm practices in Brazil.
That Time of the Month is moving its popular storytelling event to Tin Cup Coffee beginning April 1st, 2015.
Melanie Vare began That Time of the Month in Los Angeles before relocating to Nashville with her husband a couple of years ago. The show features six storytellers sharing intimate and humorous stories to local Nashvillians.
Known as one of the world’s most profitable export crops, coffee has become an artistic trade that has continued to grow since it originated. Like all great tales, the history of coffee’s origination is still one of mystery. A popular Ethiopian tale, The Legend of Kaldi the Goatherd, is said to have been where its story begins.
Ever heard the saying “You are what you eat?” Well, according to psychologist Dr. Ramani Durvasula, you are also what you drink. In his book, You Are Why You Eat: Change Your Food Attitude, Change Your Life, he surveyed 1000 coffee drinkers and asked them questions pertaining to how they handle everyday situations, like waiting in long lines or making plans, by giving participants a series of responses to choose from. He was able to gather some interesting results from his survey.