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TitleCoffee Isn’t Rocket Science: A Quick and Easy Guide to Buying, Brewing, Serving, Roasting, and Tasting Coffee
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Table of Contents
                            Title Page
Copyright
Chapter 1: Coffee miscellanea
	What kind of coffee drinker are you?
	Coffees for every taste
	Coffee around the world
	Where to get a coffee
	The coffee family
	The coffee trade
	The coffee professionals
	Coffee lingo
	The trouble with coffee
Chapter 2: Making a coffee
	Grinding your coffee
	Coffee grinders
	Types of burrs
	Maintaining your grinder
	Water!
	A quick chemistry lesson
	Choosing your water
	Your perfect cup
	The espresso cup
	Espresso
	The long history of a short coffee
	Espresso: the tasting experience
	Tasting
	Example of a tasting form
	The espresso machine
	Choosing your machine
	Maintaining your machine
	How it works
	How to maintain a stable temperature
	The barista’s routine
	The strength of the espresso
	Styles of espresso
	Espresso by the numbers
	Espresso map
	It doesn’t taste right! Why?
	Milk, coffee & latte art
	The heart
	The tulip
	The rosetta
	Cappuccino & Co.
	Filter coffee
	What you need to make filter coffee
	Filter coffee: the tasting experience
	Example of a tasting form
	Coffee filters
	The French press
	The Aeropress
	The Clever Coffee Dripper
	The siphon
	The Hario V60
	The Chemex
	The Kalita Wave
	The moka pot
	The electric coffee maker
	Filter coffee by the numbers
	Cold coffee
	Cold brew
	Japanese-style iced coffee
Chapter 3: Roasting
	Roasting
	The roasting of the bean
	Roasting styles
	Blend or single origin?
	Creating your own blend
	Reading a coffee package
	Purchasing specialty coffee
	Storing coffee at home
	Cupping
	The flavor wheel
	Decaffeination
Chapter 4: Cultivation
	Coffee cultivation
	Life cycle of a coffee plant
	More about coffee growing
	Coffee varieties
	Seasonality and freshness of green coffee
	Traditional methods of drying coffee
	Hybrid methods of drying coffee
	Drying: A recap
	Cleaning, sorting, and packaging of green coffee
	Coffee-producing countries
	Ethiopia
	Kenya
	Rwanda
	Burundi
	Réunion Island
	Brazil
	Colombia
	Ecuador
	Bolivia
	Peru
	Costa Rica
	Panama
	Guatemala
	Honduras
	El Salvador
	Nicaragua
	Mexico
	Jamaica
	Hawaii
	Indonesia
	India
Chapter 5: Appendices
	Useful addresses & coffee events
	Coffee shop cakes & cookies
Acknowledgments
The Authors
The Illustrator
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