I knew our house coffee, Bold as Love, would need to please our customers and transition from what we had been serving at Drip Cafe over the past 7 years. For an espresso blend, you need a coffee blend that has depth of flavor and low acidity to withstand the pressure of brewing.
As the conversation to open the cafe grew and intensified, I dove deeper into research. My childhood friend, Ben Bean, and I drove all over the Philadelphia area visiting coffee shop after coffee shop. We’d drink black coffee, espresso, and cappuccino. Then, with our hands shaking, we’d move on to the next spot.
For an hour, we discussed the aroma, flavor notes, body and finish of this coffee and we connected through our shared experience. Mexico Reserva El Triunfo is a great balanced cup of coffee, with notes of cocoa and tart apple - a perfect coffee for a bright breakfast.
Whether you use lots of cream and sugar or you drink it black, here are some basic tips to help you brew the best tasting coffee every time. The three major factors to deliciously brewed coffee are freshness, grind and water.
So much has happened since that fateful morning in the Spring of 2013; a roller coaster of emotions difficult to quantify and describe. To be an entrepreneur is to be bold, and to love your passion and craft.