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Coffee Flavor / Aroma Wheel

The purpose of the coffee flavor and aroma wheel is to facilitate communication about coffee aroma and flavor by providing a standard terminology. Words included on the wheel are terms that are specific and analytical and not hedonic or the result of an integrated or judgmental response. For exmaple, ‘Floral’ is a general but analytical descriptive term, whereas “fragrant”, “elegant” or “harmonious” are either imprecise and vague (fragrant) or hedonic and judgmental (elegant and harmonious). It is important to note that these terms are NOT the only terms that can be used to describe coffee, but represent ones that are often...


Caffeine - Where is caffeine found these days?

Caffeine is the new acceptable drug of choice for Americans. It is a central nervous system stimulant that is found in coffee, tea, Brazilian guarana and Mate. Accroding to the FDA it is also found as an isolated ingredient in some 80 over-the-counter drugs. Among the more popular ones are Anacin, Fiorinol, Excedrin, Cafergot, Darvon Compound, Dristan and drugs to keep people awake. Caffeine is also added to many soft drinks.   Caffeine - a compound that naturally derives from over 60 different plant sources, including coffee beans, tea leaves, cacao seeds and cola nut seeds. According to the International Coffee...


Do It Yourself: Decaffeinated Coffee

Ido Zimet

Tags Caffeine, Caffeine Free, coff, Coffee, Coffee Facts

Did you know that over 90% of caffeine is extracted in the first minute of brewing? In which case why not brew your coffee for a minute, than using the same ground coffee brew it a second time for an almost caffeine free, taste free coffee :-) I bet even MacGyver could not come with such a brilliant idea! 


13 Caffeine Facts You Everybody Should Know

Ido Zimet

Tags Caffeine, Coffee, Coffee Facts, Coffee Substitute, Did You Know?

Woman metabolize caffeine slower than men. Caffeine increases fat burning during workout. Caffeine is typically used to "cut" cocaine. Caffeine accounts for only about 10% of coffee's bitterness. Once you do take a sip, it takes only 10 minutes or so for the caffeine to kick in. Caffeine works by blocking the effect of the brain's natural regulator, adenosine. Bees also love caffeine, and it helps their brains too! Your brain can become unhealthily addicted to caffeine ... (which means that you can have horrible caffeine withdrawals). Caffeine causes the release of dopamine in the brain. Caffeine isn't too great...


"A cup of Joe" - Interesting Facts (or is it fiction?) About Coffee

Here at the “Coffee Date” - we LOVE coffee. TRUE, we believe that we produce the best coffee alternative, but it is not because we don't like the richness and delights of a great “cup of Joe”. Exactly the opposite, we make sure our coffee alternative is equally rich in flavours and has a distinct coffee like aroma.   So where does this “cup of Joe” comes from?   The legend says that the US Navy used to serve alcoholic beverages on board ships (hmmmm espresso liqueur anyone?). However when Admiral Josephus "Joe" Daniels became Chief of Naval Operations, he...