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Unusual Coffee Flavours You Have Probably Never Heard Of

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People have unique tastes. And to cater to their individual palate preferences, the world of F&B has several unusual items to offer. 

When we say unusual, we don’t just mean coffees like kopi luwak, which certainly has an interesting processing method. We’re talking about aromas and ingredients that you would never have imagined to find in your cup of joe!

Once you read about these 5 unusual coffee flavours, you’ll truly begin to wonder how they were even invented in the first place.

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Blue Batak: What Placed Indonesia on the Global Coffee Map?

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That Java Chip Frappuccino from Starbucks that everyone seems to like? Where do you think the term Java comes from?

When commercialization of coffee surged in different parts of the world, an Indonesian island called Java was amongst the first to fuel the momentum of coffee production in the country.

And it is said that till today, the term Java has become akin to that of coffee. Sure, the Java Chip in the drink may be a substitute for chocolate chips, but that is the power of Indonesian coffees.

Knowing more about the land that birthed some of the best coffees in the world would surely give you better insight into what it means to be consuming Indonesian coffee. 

So, keep reading to know all about how Indonesia made it to the global coffee map, ranking in the top 5 countries producing coffee in the world. 

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Mistakes You Could Be Making When Brewing Pour-Over Coffee

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You don’t have to get it perfect, you just have to get it going.” 

This quote by Jack Canfield holds true for many things in life as it does for learning the art to brew a solid cup of coffee.

One of our previous blog posts delved into the ins and outs of pour-over coffee. If you’ve read that and begun making pour-over coffee at home, you’re well on your way to perfecting the practice.

With every successive brew, it is likely you may unintentionally make some mistakes that could be holding you back. But, know that this is only normal and with time (and tips from this post), those errors will be a thing of the past.

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Which Milk Alternative is Best For Your Coffee?

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There’s something so hearty about a cup of strong coffee enhanced with milk.

While we understand (and love) what an Iced Americano brings to the table, it’s hard not to miss the smoothness of a rich latte or mocha.

Whether you are vegan, lactose intolerant or choose not to consume dairy milk, there’s no reason that you can’t enjoy a good milk coffee. So we’ve picked out some milk alternatives for you that’d go great with coffee.

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Latte Art Pouring Tips and Tricks

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Drinking coffee is more than just about the taste; it’s an experience to be cherished with all your senses.

Why else do you think something as simple as latte art has people crowding around in coffee shops, relishing a mug of coffee for hours, and snapping Instagram-able shots of these relentlessly.

On days when you don’t feel like dragging yourself to a café or if you’d rather put your creativity to the test, a little latte DIY project can be quite fulfilling.

If you weren’t already familiar with the term, latte art is created when steamed milk is added to a mug of coffee (typically an espresso), that is then woven into unique patterns resting on the coffee surface.

Here are some tips to make beautiful latte art at home.

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