Category Archives: Specialty

A Visit to Hawaii – Drinking Gourmet Kona Beans Every Morning

I recently spent a week in Hawaii on the beautiful island of Maui enjoying the sandy beaches, snorkeling in the sparkling blue waters and of course … drinking fresh Maui and Kona grown coffee beans. What a delight to have such easy access to Hawaii’s world renowned coffee – some of the most sought after […]

What do you mean “Acidic Coffee”?

Have you ever wondered what people mean when they say that coffee is acidic or high in acidity? Perhaps you have experienced heart burn after drinking a cup of coffee and know first hand that certain coffees can be acidic. Coffee Cupping Characteristics Just like wine tasting, coffees can be tested and described using a […]

Quality High Altitude Coffee Beans

Any coffee beans grown at altitudes above 3,900 feet and up to 5,200 feet are considered ‘high altitude’ coffee beans. The high altitudes provide ideal growing conditions with the perfect combinations of temperature, light and lower oxygen levels. The specific combination causes the coffee plant and its cherries to ripen much slower than coffee plants […]

Kona Coffee: A Coffee Lover’s Holy Grail

Kona coffee is grown in the Kona Coffee Belt, located in Hawaii along the slopes of Hualalai and Mauna Loa volcanoes. The volcanic soil provides a gloriously fertile area roughly one mile wide and thirty miles long. The climate and land in this specific place is highly ideal for growing gourmet coffee. The low elevation […]

Grinding Coffee Beans

How to Grind Whole Bean Coffee Creating the perfect cup of brewed coffee depends on several factors including the type of coffee used, the type of coffee brewing equipment used and of course the type of grind used. The following is an overview of how to grind whole bean coffee for proper coffee preparation. Types […]

Specialty Coffees

Coffee is a part of everyday life for many all over the world and is second only to tea as a beverage of choice. Man has been consuming coffee for the best part of recorded history and has experimented to create a variety of coffee specialty drinks to enhance the flavors of the brew. Coffee […]

Guide To Choosing Gourmet Specialty Coffee

An increasing number of people prefer gourmet specialty coffee these days. Selective coffee drinkers are on the rise and this has directly resulted in the increased interest in gourmet specialty coffee. These sophisticated coffee beans are tickling a rising number of taste buds and are in great demand throughout the world. What makes the gourmet […]

Gourmet Coffee Company

The online gourmet coffee company, That’s Coffee, features premium quality specialty coffee beans from around the world. Its wide selection of fine gourmet and specialty coffee products makes it a force to reckon with in the online coffee industry. With the popularity of specialty coffee growing each year and with so many blends to choose […]

Kenya AA Beans

Buy Kenya Beans Online – Gourmet Kenya AA Kenya Coffee History Although a rather small country it is estimated that nearly one-fifth of Kenya’s 32 million people earn their living directly or indirectly through the Kenyan coffee industry. This is a staggering number when you consider that Kenya coffee beans, some of the most widely […]

Coffee Specialties

Coffee specialties can be considered “specialties” based on where they are grown, how they are grown, how they are roasted, and if they are bought and sold using fair trade practices. Gourmet specialty coffee beans are grown in numerous places around the world, including Hawaii, Cuba, Ethiopia, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Guatemala, Indonesia, Brazil, Kenya, Colombia, […]