- Coffee Finder
- Bean lexicon
- About the Kaffeemanufaktur Bad Lauterberg
Over a hundred different Coffea species there are, but only two types are relevant for the coffee market.
One is the Arabica bean. Your attributed the higher-quality quality.
My country of origin is Ethiopia. At altitudes of 800-2200m and at temperatures between 16- 24 ° C it does best. It occurs in tropical and subtropical climates. Unfavorable are a lot of wind and high humidity. The rainfall in should be between 1000-1400mm. The higher a coffee plantation is, the slower grows the fruit, the harder is the seed, the better the quality and the smaradgrüner are the beans.
The Arabica bean is oval, flat and with a length of 8-12mm relatively large.
The coffee plant grows best in "tropical belt" of the globe. To be exact, between 23 degrees north and 25 degrees south latitude. Are altitude, soil, temperature, sunlight and rain in unison, a successful cultivation is nothing in the way.
Coffee can be harvested all year round, because it is grown across the globe, namely distributed in more than 90 countries.
There are three different types of brewing methods. .... And many derived. Approximately 50 sub-types!
But essentially have as
1. with the flotation (manual)
2. with the filter method (manually and mechanically)
3. with the preparation (by machine) to do with pressure.
The most common type in this country is probably the filter method. But the preparation with pressure continues to gain popularity. Last but not least because there are countless providers that bring very good espresso machine, hand lever and piston machines, coffee machines and capsule machines on the market.
So everyone can find their favorite type of coffee. Importantly, however, is to use the right grind, the right amount of coffee and the right water temperature.
As an ideal coffee to water ratio apply, depending on your preference for coffee strength, as follows:
6- 7g coffee powder for 125ml water
12-14g coffee powder for 200ml water
60g coffee powder for 1lt. Water.
The ideal temperature is between 92 ° and 96 ° C.
The grinding is dependent on your Brühmethode. Speak to us, we can advise you!
One of the most sought after coffees in the world.
The coffee trees are between 910 and 1700m grown. The growing area is just 6,000 hectares.
The special climate, which is manifested by a combination of fog, cool temperatures and heavy rainfall in the Blue Mountains, is the major factor in the slow growth of the coffee cherries.
This explains the recognition of that coffee! The subtle aroma created by the long maturation.
Very small harvests, handpicked and barrels as special packaging, let the market price will rise to 100 dollars per kilogram. Thus, the "Blue Mountain" one of the most expensive coffees in the world.
4 cups of coffee a day, it takes about to raise the Cholsterinspiegel. The present in the coffee fat accompanying substances, kahweol and cafestol, provide for the increase. Therefore, probably is the increased filter coffee preparation in Germany to explain. The filter paper retains the diterpenes and therefore no effect on cholesterol levels is demonstrated.
At the end of Brüprozesses be by the pressure drop, dissolved gases, especially CO2, released or discharged. This mix in the cup with proteins and essential oils and form a creamy layer. It makes the espresso to a double composition of Crema and "Brew" (the brewed liquid).
GERMAN ROASTER GUILD
..... represents the interests of artisanal roasters for specialty coffees in Germany. By declared labels constitutes Röstergilde clear guidelines for the production and gives the consumer safety for exellent processed products.
The fine cocoa is divided into two varieties Criollo and Trinitario.
The Trinitario originated from a cross of Criollo and Forastero. The grown mainly in Venezuela, Ecuador and Java Criollo is considered the best cocoa. Only about 3% of the world are Criollo.
The Trinitario derived mainly from Central America, northern South America, the Caribbean and Madagascar, has a share of about 12% of the world market.
Cocoas are added frequently good chocolates to enrich the flavor in small amounts. Few chocolate manufacturers offer chocolates to pure Criollo or Trinitario. These are sold with varieties and origin, often from the cocoa bean from a single plantation.
Here parallels to our unmixed coffees are again visible.
The division into Criollo, Trinitario and Forastero is very rough, which is why one often used in the fine cocoas accurate term. Details about the cocoa varieties you can under "cocoa bean" and read its varieties. The pure cocoa bean as a small powerhouse.
A trend comes from the USA to Europe and is also running more and more followers. A famous raw food advocates from the United States explains the nutritional importance of pure, roasted cocoa bean. If it were, this is 100% cocoa. After removing the shell (but they can also eat with) one has only to the slightly tart, fruity flavor such as cocoa tastes in its pristine state, accustomed. If you have the bean then chewed, you realize quickly that has little to do with the consumption of soft melting chocolate.
The Nähwert but is the higher. Magnesium and iron have a positive effect on the blood count and bone and cell growth. To which it contains many antioxidants, sulfur (good for skin and hair), essential fatty acids, amino acids, zinc, copper, vitamins and many minerals.
5 beans in the morning work with over 300 ingredients and mood enhancing preventive against depression.
The caffeine contained in green coffee bean is leached at decaffeinate. There are various means and methods. Approved Entkoffeinierungsmittel in the EU are dichloromethane, ethyl acetate, carbon dioxide and aqueous coffee extract therefrom the caffeine is removed by activated carbon. It is attenuated, decaffeinated and dried.
This process is carried out in the green coffee bean.
The classic here is probably the paper filter. It is available bleached or unbleached. Depending on the provider, the qualities are different.
Alternatively, there is the fuel filter or the close-knit permanent filter made of stainless steel or the fine-pored plastic filter, often enhanced with tasteless gold. Differences are also here in the permeability.
The permanent filter offers ecologically / economic valuable approach. It can be used again