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Questions tagged [coffee-culture]

Use this tag when the question is not related to coffee fruit, beans, roasting, grinding, brewing or respective equipment, but when the question is related to the culture and traditions related to coffee.

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What coffees can I make with a briki?

I have a briki at home and was wondering what types of coffee can I make with it apart from Greek coffee, yack. Anything like cappuccino/latte/americano?
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Whats the main difference between the coffees named “Kopi O Kosong”, “Kopi” and “Kopi Peng”?

How we will differentiate between the coffee that either is it Kopi O Kosong, Kopi or Kopi Peng as all are a form of black coffee?
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Adding vanilla extract to coffee?

To sweeten coffee, instead of using sugar, I am putting a few drops of vanilla extract to coffee.What other substitutes can i add in coffee for a different taste. can I add almond extract? Can I use ...
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Why they collect coffee beans that are eaten by wild civets? Why don't they use fresh coffee beans instead of collecting these unhygienic beans.

How is this possible to collect coffee beans that were eaten by wild civets in forest? Is it hygienic? Why so expensive?
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What are some proven effective ways to set up a subscription program for one's coffee business?

My wife and I own a coffee roasting company and we would like to up our coffee sales game by promoting a subscription program, whereby our customers would sign up to receive coffee from us on a ...
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What is Navy coffee?

My interest has led me to discover 'Navy coffee'. I would like to learn more since I do not know if this refers to a specific technique of coffee making or to a blend that is considered exclusive or ...
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Book recommendation: a guide about coffee to a beginner?

I really want to learn more about coffee, but I think the web is too large and therefore confusing. So I have decided to start with a good book. Which books (preferably below 20 USD) can you recommend?...
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Coffee mixes eggs

IF you have heard the expression Many Roads to Rome, the same expression applies to enjoying coffee. Yes, there are many ways to enjoy a cup of fragrant and delicious coffee. Especially for the ...
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Is there really a NATO standard cup of coffee?

Standards bodies do tend to occupy themselves with making standards for things, but is it just a joke? What next, ISO standard cup of tea?
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What is the history of coffee?

I'm a coffee addict and curious about coffee. My question is as follows: The word coffee comes from? When was coffee discovered? Who have discovered the coffee? Who are the figures and from which ...
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Coffe Aceh Coffee lovers must know Aceh coffee originating from the Gayo highlands

Coffee lovers must know Aceh coffee originating from the Gayo highlands, Central Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia. The question of Aceh's sense of coffee and the price of Acehnese coffee in your country,
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Why are Robusta beans considered 'low brow'?

I read that Robusta production is increasing in many 'only aribica' countries. Is it 'low brow' because of lower profit margins or it is so lousy I should never let a sip cross my lips? Latin ...
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Coffee consuming amount

What's the amount of coffee per day do we need to drink? I study whole day so I feel coffee addicted while studying so can any one answer me?
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What is Pablo coffee?

It's mentioned in a book called Jasper Jones by the Australian author Craig Silvey. There's a child, a teenager I think, that's given it by their parent. I've never heard of it before. Does anyone ...
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Are there places in Belgium or netherlands where you can buy coffee green beans for agricultural reasons?

I want to grow my own coffee tree from the seed in my home in Belgium but I can't find living coffee beans. I went to a local coffee enterprise(Miko Turnhout) to ask for unburned seeds (green beans). ...
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Why did espresso never catch on as a mainstream drink in the US?

I live in the US. During a recent trip to France, I was struck by the fact that espresso is the default coffee configuration there (i.e., if you order "coffee" in a restaurant without specifying ...
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What is the history and significance of the “Anthora” coffee cup?

Five years ago, my cousin brought back a souvenir porcelain "Anthora" coffee cup which is apparently a cultural icon of New York City. What is its history and significance; and is it still widely used ...
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Indians understanding coffee

Disclaimer: this question is not about brewing. I am from India. Every time I go to a coffee shop and order an espresso or Americano, knowing fully well what they are, I get a prompt ‘there’s no ...
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Where can I buy ground coffee in Beijing?

I recently moved to Beijing and now realized coffee is not so popular here as it is in America. There is a Walmart supermarket near to where I live but guess it, there is no ground coffee there. ...
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Does drinking coffee immediately after lunch or dinner impact health?

Does drinking coffee immediately after breakfast or lunch or dinner impact health?
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Is there a group identity for coffee drinkers who care, but compromise?

On the surface, it seems that you can divide coffee drinkers into---very broadly---two groups. Artisan coffee drinkers. You make pour-over coffee with a gooseneck kettle, you hot-rod your espresso ...
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Is it safe to give decaf coffee to a child?

I heard from a friend that there's a new trend happening. People are bringing their kids to Starbucks and buying them a so-called "baby-cino", i.e. decaf coffee with lots of cream and sugar. Is this ...
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Is there any coffee candy that actually has a similar effect to drinking coffee?

A friend gave me a little coffee-flavored candy yesterday. I don't really know where this comes from, but it's just like a jolly-rancher or butter drop, just coffee flavored. But are there any ...
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Cup full of espresso shots?

Is it considered rude or faux pas to take a full cup of espresso shots at a company break-room? Does it change if it's decaf espresso? I've only really gone for it after a greasy/oily lunch but for ...
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What are good brewing practices? [closed]

I wanted to know how to improve my brewing practices. I make my daily cup out of a drip brew machine, but I find inconsistency in my flavours every time. I get my beans ground from a local shop and ...
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is it true that some coffee types contain elephants dung?

As you can see in this post of the Telegraph In the lush hills of northern Thailand, a herd of 20 elephants is excreting some of the world's most expensive coffee. Trumpeted as earthy in ...
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How to make instant coffee concentrate drinkable [closed]

Me and my friends sometimes make "instant-coffee shots". they're made in the following way: 1.put a tablespoon instant coffee and half a table spoon sugar in a 8 oz cup. 2.add approximately 30-35 ...
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how much time should I wait between drinking coffees?

Whenever I drink the first coffee in the morning, Initally get energized from it. however if I go for a second one right after, or even wait a while,I dont get the same rush. How long should I wait ...
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what makes for the difference in the price for coffee maker?

Like for a good one like Keurig, it cost like 300 dollars, while I also got one for less than 10 dollars. What makes for the difference for the price difference in the coffee makers?
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How to order Caffe Macchiato and be sure you get one?

I think this question pertains mostly to the USA. I travel often and like to stop at local coffee shops. My beverage of choice is a Caffe Macchiato. In the US, there seems to be the issue that a "...
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What is the most expensive coffee in the world?

This may be a weird question, but I would like to know which coffee bean is the most expensive. I have heard Kopi Luwak coffee called the most expensive, but I'm not sure if this is correct.
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What's Kratom, the coffee-like herb? [closed]

So what is this kratom? Saw it on Facebook, something about trump banning it. I looked it up and it is a coffee like herb, possibly with psychedelic effects. Anyhow... Can someone give me some ...
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What's the history and content of Coffee Cantata from Johann Sebastian Bach?

A few days ago, I have seen the title Coffee Cantata from Johann Sebastian Bach will be staged soon in the opera house. I wonder, what is this cantata about?
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Are there any recipes for coffee+whisky?

I suppose that this probably is not very favourite for either of the groups (whisky lovers and coffee lovers). But I am interested in some curious drinks (or even a food) with both coffee and whisky ...
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Is there a universal label for the sustainability impact of a specific coffee product?

I am interested in the environmental impact of coffee and am therefore wondering whether a system exists for labeling the environmental impact of coffee. So not so much brands, such as Fairtrade, but ...
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How would I approach a coffee excursion/tour in Ethiopia?

I am interested in possibly travelling to Ethiopia next spring/summer and am curious about coffee tours or excursions, what that would look like, and if anyone has done this before. Thanks!
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Coffee and health [closed]

Does coffee induce these problems in an individual? 1. Coffee is also one of the cause for premature graying of hairs. 2. Coffee can induce insomnia. 3. Coffee can turn your teeth yellow. Please ...
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What are the different varieties of coffee- understanding the nearest coffee shop menu?

I am unaware of the different varieties of coffee. I have heard names like latte, expresso, etc. but do not know the differences between those and what are some other varieties. Since this is a ...
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Is it common to put honey in coffee?

I heard from people in France and Bulgaria that people sometimes use honey to sweeten coffee (mostly older people). Is it common in some cultures to use honey? Or is it just some individuals doing it?...
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How does coconut milk change the taste of coffee?

My father bought coconut milk several days ago. So, I've been wondering: how does coconut milk change the taste of coffee? Is there a coffee variant which would taste awesome with it?
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Coffee will make you lean?

I'm 25 , Coffee lover, I always start my day with my coffee like many of you. I will have at least 3 cups of coffee a day. I am very lean but not weak. Few people of my circle and some internet ...
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Do we know when the first cappuccino was brewed and how it acquired its name?

Is it possible to know when the first documented case of someone brewing a cappuccino coffee and how this beverage got its name?
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What/when/how do you consider coffee as organic?

Our shop joined this bazaar and we we're selling roasted beans (Brazil Santos) which we get green then roast in our shop. A customer was asking questions about the coffee beans and the only one thing ...
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Best stories of coffee consumption in historical times? [closed]

I'm currently coming up with a coffee article, and suddenly I'm stuck trying to fish my words out of the water -- how has civilization come to appreciate coffee, anyhow? Why did pre-modern societies ...
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Which books do you recommend to read for people who are interested in coffee?

I would like to ask people's advice on books or nice pieces of articles (of quality comparable to a book) to read. I am aware that the literature is so wide and it may be classified into coffee ...
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Is it safe to consume roasted rice as a substitute for coffee beans?

In the Philippines some people roasted their rice to make a substitute for coffee, this rice is uncooked rice. But I doubt if it is safe?