Japanese Coffee Blog

This Blog is a collection of articles related to Japanese Coffee and Charcoal Roasted Sumiyaki coffee, unique roasting only found in Japan. Coffee culture in Japan has evolved as isolated from around the world and has much uniqueness not found in the rest of the world.

Coffee Mania’s 11 Coffee Gift List 2023

Whether you want to introduce coffee or find something to give to a coffee lover, these items will make your coffee item hunt easier. See what coffee gift will suit...

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Does the Type of Mug or Glass Affect How Coffee Tastes? – Coffee Quiz

There was a time when the main choice coffee drinkers had to make was whether to take it black or modify the flavor by adding sugar, milk, or creamer to...

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Is Japanese Instant Coffee better than the rest?

The other day, a small circle of coffee-loving friends and I were sampling a delicious pour-over, brewed using a batch of freshly roasted single-origin Colombia Cerro EL Pital beans. We quickly...

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Behold: Balmuda's "The Brew" - Tokyo-based design powerhouse brings their coffee maker to the USA

The birth and growth of Balmuda Balmuda's Timeline Why Balmuda is a "Design and creativity powerhouse" rather than an appliance maker Design awards received by BALMUDA The genius behind the...

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Kalita - Everything You Need to Know

Kalita - A world-leading Japanese Coffee Company Who is Kalita? The Most Popular Kalita Products The Success of the Kalita Wave How the Kalita Wave works Let’s brew with the...

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What To Look For When Buying Coffee Filters

Many people think that all you need is a pot of hot water and some ground coffee when making coffee. In reality, though, if you want to make a great...

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What is Single-Serve Pour-Over Disposable Filter Bag (Cup-On)?

First of all, we made this short video of what Single-Serve Pour-Over is. A Picture (video?) is worth a thousand words!. View video in different languages: Spanish French German Italian Chinese What is Single-Serve Pour Over...

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Major Japanese Coffee Manufacturers In 2023 and Their Best Sellers

Earlier, I published an article about the major Japanese tea manufacturers and their best sellers on the Japanese Green Tea Co. Blog. The article became very popular, so it was...

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Top 5 Japanese Food that pairs well with premium coffee

Japanese food is known to make great accompaniments for tea, but what about coffee? Coffee culture has been a significant part of the Japanese gourmet world for a long time,...

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4 Tasty Japanese Savory dishes you can make using Coffee

In Japan, we have a vegetable called Goya (also called Bitter Gourd or Bitter melon) that we use in various dishes, starting from stir-fries to super-healthy salads. You might be...

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Key Coffee - Everything You Need to Know

When you talk about coffee from Japan, you can't help but mention Key Coffee. It has been around since 1920 and is regarded as one of the country's oldest and...

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Top 10 Japanese Coffeeware Gift Guide 2024

From stylish mugs and pour-over sets to unique coffee grinders and kettles, these gifts are sure to impress any coffee enthusiast. Discover the beauty and functionality of Japanese coffeeware, and...

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Kalita’s ‘Made in Japan’ series

Kalita’s ‘Made in Japan’ series: Products that celebrate the local craftsmanship from all over Japan One of the most commendable business practices a company can follow is to uphold the...

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How Vending Machine Changed Japan's Coffee Culture

Vending machines are ubiquitous in Japan. For a long time now, not only drinks and food have been offered here, but also all kinds of curiosities that you can really...

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Anko & Coffee – AnCoffee?

Anko Coffee, have you heard of it? The name of this drink is as interesting as the combination of ingredients it is made of. It is made by mixing ‘Anko'...

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How to Make Japanese Coffee Jelly

How to Make Japanese Coffee Jelly – a classic bittersweet delicacy that you can make using your favorite coffeeOne of the things many people dearly miss about Japan when living...

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How to Make Coffee Shochu (コーヒー焼酎)

How to Make Coffee Shochu (コーヒー焼酎): A unique coffee-infused Japanese spirit beverage that you can easily make at home The title of this article might have made you wonder, "Coffee...

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Moccamaster™ Coffee Maker - Tips and Tricks

Tips and Tricks to make your coffee to taste better using Moccamaster™ Coffee Maker  The Moccamaster Coffee Maker is said to be one of the best coffee makers available by...

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UCC’s Charcoal Roasted Coffee

UCC’s Charcoal Roasted Coffee – The perfect blend of heritage, exceptional flavor, and a unique roasting technique  UCC – What makes this company a core contributor to Japan’s coffee scene?...

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HARIO V60 – Everything You Need to Know

HARIO V60 – How Hario V60 became the icon of specialty pour over coffee Hario: The Japanese Glassware Company that brought the V60 to the world The V60 journey -...

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Hario Grinders - Everything You Need to Know

Hario Grinders A beginner’s guide to choose the right Hario grinder (Comparison of features and Grind adjustment settings) Why a grinder in the first place? – The importance of having...

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Hario MUGEN V60 One Pour Dripper

Overview of Hario Mugen V60 dripper Comparing Hario Mugen Dripper to other common drippers Single Pour Vs. Multiple Pours Why choose Hario Mugen? Basic Method for brewing the perfect cup...

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HARIO Nel Drip - Everything You Need to Know

『HARIO』- A must-have device for making your first Nel drip coffee What is “Nel Drip Coffee”? Features of Nel Filter Things to consider when buying What it is like to...

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