If you’re on a first-name basis with your barista, but haven’t perfected (or even attempted) making café-quality coffee at home, Brew is for you. Author and coffee expert Brian W. Jones demystifies coffee’s complexities, walks you through the process of bean selection and offers in-depth primers for mastering various brewing techniques. Beyond mastering the essential morning cup, Jones also introduces readers to recipes for invigorating coffee-based drinks and cocktails. Accessible to all levels of coffee enthusiasts, Brew is an indispensable guide to making better coffee at home.
Craft Coffee: A Manual: Brewing a Better Cup at Home
Praise for Craft Coffee: A Manual:
Provides all the information budding javaphiles need to discover what they like in a cup of specialty coffee-and how to replicate the perfect cup at home." -Food Network
"Build a better brew by mastering 10 manual methods, from French Press to Chemex, with this comprehensive guide." - Imbibe Magazine
"Engaging and fun . . . .I really can't recommend Craft Coffee: A Manual enough.If you're even mildly curious about brewing coffee at home, it's absolutely worth a read." -BuzzFeed
"Easto's manual for coffee enthusiasts goes beyond mere brew guide to pull back the curtain on the bean itself, coffee processing and roasting, and industry jargon-we're on to you, tattooed barista. . . . Easto offers a thorough overview of coffee that is never elitist in tone, emphasizing that individual taste should always be one's guide. . . .Clearly written and comprehensive, this book belongs in every home barista's tool kit." - Booklist, starred review
" Craft Coffee isa beautifully written guide to improving your home coffee no matter what your brew method or current coffee setup. . . .If this book doesn't make your brew better, then I'm coming over to your house every morning, because your coffee is already top notch." - Sprudge
"Eliminates the intimidation factor from manual brewing. . . . This guide offers value for new cafes or novice baristas, as well as the casual consumer." - Fresh Cup Magazine
"If you're ready to learn more about perfecting your morning cup, this is a great place to start." - Wired
"There's nothing quite like home brewing for sheer satisfaction.This book will help brewers to finesse their technique and select the best equipment." - Perfect Daily Grind
"The small hardcover includes recipes and simply explainshow to use equipment and produce tastier coffees." - Eater Chicago
"A well-rounded presentation of coffee basics in an easily digestible format. From helping readers understand the origins of coffee and how it's processed, to deciphering the vast array of available brewing methods and how to use them, Jessica and Andreas have put together an engaging resource that holds value for home brewers and professionals alike. Full of wonderful illustrations, convenient tables, and helpful sidebars,this is a coffee book well worth poring over." -Ellie Bradley, editor, Fresh Cup Magazine "
From the Back Cover
An engaging resource that holds value for home brewers and professionals alike. This is a coffee book well worth poring over. —Ellie Bradley, editor, Fresh Cup Magazine
Chemex. V60. AeroPress. Oh my.
For such a simple beverage, coffee can seem complicated, especially if you dont make it for a living. But thanks to a growing number of dedicated farmers, importers, roasters, and baristas, coffee quality around the world is at an all-time high, and achieving café-caliber goodness at home is well within reach.
Thats where this book comes in. Written by a coffee enthusiast for coffee enthusiasts, Craft Coffee helps you figure out what you like, what to buy, and how to use it. From demystifying the science of extraction and manual brewing techniques on 10 different devices to choosing equipment and beans, this accessible guide focuses on the issues—cost, time, taste, and accessibility—that home coffee brewers negotiate. No matter where you are in your coffee journey, you can make a great cup at home.
Coffee at home shouldn't be second rate. We want you to enjoy your home or office brew just as much as our coffee bar offerings. Simply tell us where to send your O-Joe Brew Guide, and, soon you too will be flexing your inner barista. You will also be the first to hear about new coffee offerings and special promotions.