Doing the Math of a Pour Over

Nearly every method of brewing coffee has multiple options except one: the Aeropress. I'm sure somewhere, at some flea market, there might be an Aeropress rip-off but I haven't seen it. Every other method has multiple options: drip machines, espresso machines, french press, and pour over. If you opt for…

BBQ with a Coffee Dry Rub

I remember my first trip to Kansas City like it was my honeymoon. Except my wife wasn't there and it wasn't quite as special as my honeymoon. Close. Maybe within a nine-iron or a pitching wedge. Why do I remember my first trip to Kansas City so well? Three letters…

Steel or Paper Filters?

I've been having a conversation with myself recently. Not surprisingly, this isn't the first conversation I've had with myself and for the most part they've resolved themselves pretty well. I'll keep the unresolved ones to myself for now. The conversation I've been having with myself is about whether to switch…

Why I Drink Black Coffee

I haven't always drank black coffee. Then again, I haven't always been old enough to vote either. Since I started drinking coffee before entering junior high, I thought taking a beautiful cup of black coffee and contaminating it with milk and sugar was normal. Although I had never actually tasted…