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.

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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Coffee Flavor Terminology - Everything You Need to Know

No coffee knowledge is complete without appropriate jargon and a little know-how about fun facts from the world of coffee. So, today I am going to talk to you about...

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The First Sign Language Starbucks Café in Japan

At the heart of Starbucks are people. Yes, some of our readers might be raising an eyebrow, questioning, “Wait, but Starbucks is all about coffee, right?” While Starbucks indeed is...

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How to Brew Tasty Japanese Coffee and Japanese Tea

How to Brew Tasty Japanese Coffee and Japanese Tea - Video - By Kei Nishida  I was lucky to be able to host a live session on Japan Fair 2021...

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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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Why I Write about Starbucks Japan

Some people asked me why I am writing about Starbucks. I understand that some people disregard Starbucks as high-end coffee.  I will be honest with you; I like Starbucks. I...

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Top 10 JIMOTO Frappuccino you should try (expired)

Jimoto Frappuccino mentioned in this article is no longer served in Starbucks Japan as of Aug 3 2021. In our last article about the Starbucks Japan regional landmark stores, we...

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What is Starbucks Japan Regional Landmark Stores

Starbucks Japan Regional Landmark Stores – experience the local architecture, design, and community spirit The three most popular Regional Landmark Starbucks Store in Japan Kyoto Nineizaka Yasaka Chaya Store Kagoshima...

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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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Coffee with Japanese Whisk? Otemae Coffee お点前珈琲

How to Make Otemae Coffee – Making Coffee with Japanese Bamboo Whisk (Chasen) お点前珈琲 One of the best things about the art of making coffee is that it is not...

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5 Japanese Coffee Shops Coffee Lovers Should Try In Japan

Sabouru (さぼうる) Ihatoubo (いーはとーぼ) Pronto Café Après-Midi (カフェ・アプレミディ) Café Les Jeux Au Grenier (カフェ レ ジュ グルニエ) We can all agree that a lot is known about the Japanese tea...

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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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Kissaten (喫茶店): Its Birth up to the Present Day Concept

The traditional kissaten (喫茶店) is imbibed with a Japanese interior and traditionally a tearoom that serves coffee. Nowadays, kissaten also serves breakfast, luncheon, coffee, sandwiches, and light meals. Coffee back then...

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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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Coffee Science - 12 Scientific Tips for Brewing Coffee To Taste Better

The no more protracted debate that coffee has been a staple drink. It is not just in the morning for most of us, and many of us would stay curious...

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How to Brew Tasty Japanese Sumiyaki Coffee - Quick Guide

One of the most common questions that we get at the Japanese Coffee Company is “What is the best way to brew Japanese Sumiyaki coffee?” And the answer is, you...

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About Our Premium Decaf Coffee

Our Premium Decaf Coffee – The Unique Decaffeination Process that makes it stand apart from the rest Decaf Coffee is gaining momentum The fascinating world of coffee keeps on evolving...

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Coffee Associations in Japan: AJCRA, JCQA, AJCA, and SCAJ

Two of the well-known coffee organizations in Japan are the All Japan Coffee Roasters Association or AJCRA for brevity, and Japan Coffee Quality Authority or JCQA. Not much are known...

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