Over the last six years, the Hario V60 has become the industry standard pour-over dripper. In some circles, “V60″ is practically a synonym for pour-over coffee. The Japanese-made cone dripper, complete with custom paper filters, is a highly functional and yet [Continue Reading...]
The Coffee Compass has a serious coffee crush on Koppi in Helsingborg, Sweden. One of our first posts was a review of the coffee IPA they produced with Mikkeller. Since then, we’ve tried some of their delicious, Scandinavian-light roasted coffee, and we have to say, the first crack never tasted so good. We’re also a big fan of wearing their Indian head t-shirt to coffee events and getting mad props from those in the know. Although we’ve never actually been to their Helsingborg cafe, we can read blog posts and plot our dream Nordic cafe crawl.
Even if you’re not visiting Sweden in the near future, you can at least learn how to brew an Aeropress in this awesome video with Koppi co-founder Anne Lunell. The video was produced by Tim Ciasto and features some nice, smooth jazz. So grab an Aeropress, order some of their coffee, and get brewing!
Coffee on the Tracks I was told by a native New Yorker that if I needed to score some weed while I was in Manhattan to go to Washington Square Park. It's a nice park, but since I prefer to imbibe in legal substances, I was far more interested … [Continue reading]
The Coffee Compass exists to help you navigate the world of craft coffee. It just so happens that we live in Louisville, the home of the Kentucky Derby. If you're in town for the Run for the Roses this year, we have a trifecta of coffee shops for you … [Continue reading]
The diversity of coffee gear is vast and entices a certain discontentment among coffee aficionados. This pining for the latest brew device begins as a peaked interest in a friend's home coffee setup and progresses to symptoms of unceasing blog … [Continue reading]
Empire State of Coffee The Empire State building dominates the the Manhattan Skyline, but a good cup of coffee in Midtown is a little harder to spot. In an area of town largely dominated by department stores, Culture Espresso is a little miracle on … [Continue reading]