April 26, 2012 - Check out this month's issue of Roast Magazine where we discuss 'The Chemistry of Brewing' from bean to cup.
Unlike wine where the winemaker has complete control of the product up to the time of bottling, coffee requires that the consumers use a bit of their own skills during beverage preparation. This final step in coffee preparation is perhaps one of the most critical, since errors here can ruin the quality of the coffee and ultimately all the work that was invested into it.
Once coffee has been roasted the next critical step is to create an infusion from the coffee grounds. Today, there are over a dozen different brewing devices on the market with new devices being developed everyday.