Posts tagged: Experimentation

Fancy Instant Coffee Is Even Better Than You Think

Fancy Instant Coffee Is Even Better Than You Think

Like many people, my thirties have been a journey of embracing things I rejected in my youth: living in the suburbs, driving a van, wearing cargo shorts. The motivations on this journey are a mixed bag. I grudgingly settled on a Honda Odyssey because my life would be impossible without a car...

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Manipulating Your Brewed Coffee: Brew Ratio

Manipulating Your Brewed Coffee: Brew Ratio
We did an experiment to quantify the effect of Ratio on brewed coffee. The results show a nearly perfect direct, linear relationship between Ratio to TDS. As the ratio widened by 1, the TDS measurement went down by one tenth of a percent.

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Brewing Coffee Without a Grinder

Brewing Coffee Without a Grinder

A long time ago, someone decided we should grind coffee, and that’s the way it’s been done ever since. During my life, I’ve probably tasted 10,000 cups of coffee and every single one of those preparations began with grinding roasted coffee beans. But, what if 3,000 years ago the person who first ground coffee steered us wrong?  

The truth is, grinders don’t do anything to improve the flavor of coffee—

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