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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.

How Blue Bottle was Inspired by Japanese Coffee Culture

In the past decade, Blue Bottle Coffee has taken the world by storm. The coffee chain is  opening coffee shops in many locations all over the world and it looks like...

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Is it ok to Freeze Coffee? - Coffee Quiz

  To freeze or not to freeze; this has been the debate for years in the coffee industry. The practice of properly storing coffee beans has divided everyone into factions...

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Miki Suzuki – First Female Woman World Barista Champion from Japan

Introduction Hundreds of exceptional Baristas have emerged from national competitions all over the world. And each year, a different batch of ambitious champions, comes together, to compete in the World...

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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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Can I mix coffee with tea? – Coffee Quiz

  Yes, you absolutely can. The combination of coffee and tea in one beverage is quite popular in Asian countries like China and Vietnam. At the moment, Western countries are...

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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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Coffee from Okinawa, dream of Naohiro Takahara, Soccer Legend

It is not every day that professional soccer and specialty coffee appear together in headlines or TV channels. Still, one man in Japan, Naohiro Takahara, has accomplished this impossible feat,...

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Is Charcoal Roasting Carcinogenic?

Many say that charcoal can cause cancer because of cooking foods, particularly meat, at high temperatures. Others will say that they cook in pots and grill barbeques for many years...

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Introducing Japanese Knife Co.

I would like to announce something we have never done before and the biggest project we have ever done in our company's history. We have been working on this since the middle of...

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Why Japanese Iced Coffee is so popular

  Japanese iced coffee has won the hearts of many baristas and coffee industry professionals around the world because it’s quick to make, it’s super refreshing and it has a...

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Everything you need to know about Vietnamese Egg Coffee

I love eggs, and this unique Vietnamese coffee has caught my attention. Since there is not much information about this coffee, I thought of creating this blog post about this...

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Commodity Vs Premium Coffee

Commodity Vs Premium Coffee - What's The Difference and Which One Should You be Drinking Have you ever wondered why coffee tastes so different based on where you get it...

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Hario Syphon – Everything You Need to Know

Coffee in the syphon – not only does it sound special, it also tastes that way! The siphon preparation is one of the most exciting ways to prepare coffee -...

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Caffeine and Your Eye Health

Unlock the eye health benefits of your morning brew! Discover how caffeine, especially in matcha and coffee, can protect your eyes and enhance vision. Click for surprising insights and tips!

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4 Low Calorie Desserts You Can Make With Coffee

It’s well-known that coffee goes well with desserts. A study by Aarhus University reveals that because the drink can increase one’s ability to taste the sweetness in desserts, coffee is...

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The 10 Coffee Shops In Japan

The 10 Coffee Shops In Japan Coffee Lovers Must Try If you are a coffee lover who loves to travel, you might be used to carry your own coffee pods...

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How Grinding Affects the Taste of Coffee

Who doesn’t want a cup of coffee that is balanced, has a fantastic aroma and a wonderful aftertaste? Well, you can have all that once you realise all the factors...

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8 Reasons to drink Decaf Coffee

Some people are under the impression that decaf coffee is a weaker, inferior product. However, there are many reasons to drink decaf coffee – here are just eight of them!...

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Does coffee have any side effects? – Coffee Quiz

Today I want to talk about something that might be an unpopular topic in the coffee circle; however, it is a question that every health-conscious coffee lover must ask –...

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What is Binchotan (備長炭)

An important matter to consider in roasting coffee beans is not just the roaster's expertise but also the type of charcoal used. This article explains in detail what Binchotan is. 

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Caffeinated Health Boost: The Unanticipated Benefits of Coffee

Picture this: the sun is just peeking over the horizon, the dawn air is still crisp, and you're nestling a warm cup of freshly brewed coffee between your hands.  There's...

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How to Select Good Decaf Coffee from Bad Decaf Coffee? - Coffee Quiz

Decaffeinating coffee is one of the most popular methods for reducing the caffeine content of coffee. Unfortunately, not all decaffeinated coffees are created equal, some are good and some are...

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Maruyama Coffee of Japan - Who are they?

Introduction The coffee industry has never been as abundant, when it comes to variety, as it is today. With hundreds of companies offering all kinds of different beverages from all...

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7 different Arabica varieties that are cultivated in Colombia

With so many types of coffee beans in the world today, it might seem intimidating to start knowing about different types of coffee beans, but it does not have to...

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Japanese Green Tea vs. Japanese Coffee

Both beverages are drinks of choice during breakfast and can inspire the youth to learn how to craft these and continue the tradition masterfully. At the same time, tea and...

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Japan Brewers Championship – All You Need to Know

Introduction Strange as it may sound, there are thousands of coffee-related events held all over the globe each year. Sure, most of them are merchant conferences and auctions for special...

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Coffee aromas and why they matter

Coffee is an aromatic drink. From the moment you open the bag to when you're pouring that deliciously dark brown liquid into your cup, coffee has a way of filling...

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