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End of the Pour-Over?
End of the Pour-Over?

Pour-over. For more than a few years now, the pour-over has been king of specialty coffee shops and home brewing connoisseurs, while batch-brewed coffee makers have been overlooked or even completely forgotten. However, it now seems that the new trend for 2018 is a comeback for the lowly coffee maker. Read on to learn more.

Goodbye Ceramic. Hello Coffee Waste Cup
Goodbye Ceramic. Hello Coffee Waste Cup

Everyone in the coffee industry, including us over at Bristol Coffee are quick to tell you all about the benefits of coffee, but the negatives are very rarely discussed. We’re referring to coffee waste, and for this blog, specifically that caused by coffee cups. Although most coffee shops now carry recyclable to-go cups, studies show that only 1 in every 400 cups gets recycled. It’s not all bleak, however. HuskeeCup, a Sydney based company is working to make a positive change and essentially reuse and reduce coffee waste. Read on to find out more.

 

Study suggests drinking coffee may prevent liver cancer
Study suggests drinking coffee may prevent liver cancer

Aside from its well-known powers to combat drowsiness due to its caffeine content, coffee consumption has been demonstrated in numerous medical studies as providing positive health benefits - for example, it reduces the risk of developing both Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, and also lowers the risk of colorectal cancer. Coffee has also previously been demonstrated to reduce the risk of poor liver health (particularly cirrhosis); however, a new study from Edinburgh and Southampton universities has found that coffee consumption is linked to a reduction in the risk of liver cancer. Read on to know more.

Bristol Recipes- Coffee Jelly
Bristol Recipes- Coffee Jelly

The Bristol team recently spent some time in Thailand and we could not get the wonderful grass jelly you find there out of our mind. In Thailand and many parts of Asia, you’ll often find iced coffee or tea served with grass jelly. To get our jelly fix we decided to make coffee jelly using our Bristol specialty medium roast arabica coffee. Keep reading our blog to get the recipe for Coffee Jelly with sweetened cream.

Who’s drinking all the coffee? Millennials, that's who.
Who’s drinking all the coffee? Millennials, that's who.

Have you ever asked yourself who consumes the most coffee? By ‘who’, we’re not referring to the country (although that is the United States in case you were wondering); rather, the ‘who’ we’re referring to is which age group. The answer years ago might have been the 40-60 age bracket, but stats show that has rapidly changed - in fact, this age group is drinking so much coffee that they are putting a strain on the already-precarious coffee supply. Keep reading this week's Bristol blog if you’d like to know more.