Grinding Coffee: Pre-ground Versus Whole Bean Coffee

Grinding Coffee: Pre-ground Versus Whole Bean Coffee

So many mornings start with coffee — mostly with pre-ground coffee which is what 75 percent of coffee drinkers in the United States use. However, there’s a special beauty to grinding your own coffee beans, ensuring you sip the freshest and most aromatic coffee. It can be…

Extraction Theory, and You!

Extraction Theory, and You!

“Extraction is a measure of the solubles yield. It is also expressed as a percentage, comparing the amount of coffee flavoring material in the beverage to the amount of coffee grounds used to prepare the beverage. Approximately 28% of the organic and inorganic matter matter…

Brewing Iced Tea on a Fetco

Brewing Iced Tea on a Fetco

As Spring attempts to establish a hold – we’re starting to seeing warmer weather in our home city of Chicago. Yes it snowed during the week, and yes you still need to wear a coat outside, but it still got us thinking about summer and…

Brewing Iced Coffee on a Fetco

Brewing Iced Coffee on a Fetco

Last summer we saw countless stories about iced coffee in the press. Most of these focused on the various ways of doing it at home, but regardless, the popularity of this drink is only on the up. We use the cold brewed method in our…