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.

Does Coffee Bean Size matter to your coffee’s taste? – Coffee Quiz

One of the things I love when buying coffee is browsing the shelves of my local roastery, deciding which pack of coffee will be my next. I do have some...

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How Do Coffee and Caffeine Affect the Liver and Kidneys?

Many people boast a coffee habit that is hard to shake off. They enjoy their daily cups without much consideration for the effects of their caffeine fix on their health....

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Is Nescafé a falling trend?

Coffee’s popularity spans the entire planet. There are coffee lovers and evidence of the high demand for this favorite beverage no matter where you go. And if you ask in...

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Carbon Dioxide Decaffeination Method - What is it?

Coffee without caffeine has been popular for a long time now. Older people in particular swear by decaffeinated coffee because they assume that they can no longer tolerate caffeine as...

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Swiss Water Decaffeination Process – Everything You Need to Know

For many, coffee is the kick-starter to get along in the morning. Definitely for all of us early birds too. It is precisely for this reason that many people are...

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Everything You Need to Know about Different Types of Coffee - List of every type of coffee in the universe (maybe)

Distinguishing between different types of coffee is not an easy task! There are so many different ways to categorize coffee so it really just depends on what you are asking exactly. ...

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SDGs and Coffee

Where the world is currently at, it’s impossible not to feel a little apprehensive. Humankind has spent centuries mindlessly depleting the planet’s natural resources and harming the environment. Unfortunately, it...

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Which Coffee is Good For Me? How to decide which coffee is Right For You

There are many variables to consider when choosing a coffee, such as roast profile, your favorite type of coffee drink, coffee origin, and overall quality. When deciding which coffee is...

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Is it ok to drink too much coffee daily? – Coffee Quiz

Over the centuries, very few beverages have been debated as much as coffee. With multiple studies contradicting its benefits and drawbacks, confusion is to be expected by your everyday coffee...

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Key Coffee vs. Sapporo Coffee Kan

Japan is known to boast a strong coffee culture. Of course, coffee in itself represents Western influence in the country, but it has also already entrenched itself in Japanese society...

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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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5 delicious Japanese food recipes you can make with coffee

A few days ago, I wrote about Japanese foods that pair well with coffee. Then an idea came to my mind, what if we go one step further and put...

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How brewing affects the taste of coffee

Coffee is not just a simple drink. Coffee has become an art form that many of us have adopted into our daily routine. Some people even consider it their life’s...

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Everything you need to know about Decaf Coffee

Coffee is a drink that has been around for centuries and it's not going anywhere anytime soon. Some people love the taste of coffee, while others prefer tea. One thing...

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Everything you need to know about Caffeine and Coffee

There is a lot of misinformation and myths regarding caffeine out there so today I am going to tackle the subject and answer the most common questions you might have...

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How Harvesting and Processing Technology Affects the Taste of Coffee

There are so many variables that affect the taste of coffee that I could be writing all day long! However, it all starts in one place: the coffee farm.In past...

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Japanese Coffee Co. is now a Hario Reseller Partner

We have been featuring Hario products on our blog many times, and now we are proud to be officially Hario’s Reseller Partner.   Through Japanese Green Tea Co., we have...

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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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12 Unique Japanese Coffee Arrangement Recipes

I love the autumn season. And I believe many of my coffee-loving friends love this season too. What better time of the year to sip on a delicious cup of...

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Blue Bottle coffee vs. Sapporo Coffee Kan

Blue Bottle coffee vs. Sapporo Coffee Kan – Two leaders of the third-wave coffee culture A few days ago, I wrote about Starbucks vs. Sapporo Coffee Kan. Since then, another name...

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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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Hario Vs. Kalita

Hario and Kalita are two of the biggest names in the specialty coffee industry today. They are both Japanese companies making products related to specialty coffee brewing, such as pour-over...

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What to know about Roasting when it comes to Premium Coffee

Nowadays, finding enough information to determine the correct grind for different brewing methods is no longer a problem, but choosing the right coffee roast profile can often be confusing. What...

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10 Trendy Coffee Cocktail Recipes You will Love

Sure, a shot of espresso before your 7 a.m. meeting is great, and many of us cannot get through an 8-hour shift without multiple cups of coffee to keep us...

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Starbucks Vs. Sapporo Coffee Kan

Today, we are going to take a look at two coffee companies that are both very dear to my heart: Starbucks and Sapporo Coffee Kan. Looking at the title, 'Starbucks...

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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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