Organic Coffee Brew Methods

We present an overview of the various ways to brew coffee, and which of our coffees we recommend for your preferred method. We have put together a complete guide to coffee brewing methods here. For your convenience, we offer “ground on demand” coffee, where we freshly grind your coffee beans just before shipping to the ground type that matches your brewing method. We want you to enjoy a perfect cup of Café Altura coffee every time.

Best Coffees for the French Press

August 17, 2015

The French press is a very popular option for brewing coffee. The French press consists of a cylindrical carafe and a mesh filter. The coffee brews in the water rather than the water flowing through the grounds. The grounds stay under the filter and the strained coffee goes above the filter. Coffee made in a […]

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Best Coffees for AeroPress

August 18, 2015

If you like to brew a single cup of coffee at a time, then the AeroPress is probably right for you. This device mixes the coffee grounds with hot water. Then, the coffee drinker uses a plunger to push the coffee through a filter. It only takes thirty seconds to brew coffee with this method. […]

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Best Coffees for the Pour-Over Method

January 3, 2015

The pour-over brewing method is growing in popularity for coffee lovers. They enjoy the way this method gives them more control over the brewing process. That extra control allows them to bring out the best flavors and characteristics of their coffee. While you have more control when you use this method, it is still important […]

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Best Coffees For Espresso Machines

January 16, 2015

Espresso is a strong style of coffee. At one time, most people went out to the local coffee shop for a shot of espresso, but now they can make this style of coffee in their own homes with their espresso machines. Espresso machines work by pushing water that is near its boiling point through ground […]

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Best Coffees for the Percolator

February 2, 2015

Coffee percolators were all the rage before automatic drip coffee makers took their place. Still, many coffee aficionados prefer percolators because they brew rich, full-bodied coffee that is full of flavor. People who want to have full control over how long the coffee percolates choose glass stovetop percolators, while those who want to automate the […]

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Best Organic Coffees for Coffee Makers

March 19, 2015

Drip coffee makers use gravity to make coffee. You pour water into the machine and it moves through the coffee grinds. When the water comes into contact with the coffee, it absorbs caffeine, flavors, and oils and then moves through the filter. This is one of the easiest ways to make coffee so it is […]

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Best Organic Coffees for Chemex

April 8, 2015

The Chemex coffeemaker is a pour-over style of coffeemaker. The Chemex is designed to remove the coffee’s oils, creating a taste that you cannot get from other coffeemakers. The process only extracts the desirable part of the bean for brewing, leaving you with a delicious flavor.

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The Clever Coffee Dripper – Full Immersion Method

June 12, 2015

Nowadays there are so many ways to make coffee! It’s difficult to choose. Each and very method has its pros and cons. When making a cup of coffee, there are a number of variables to take into account: time you have available, type of bean, ground size preference, steep time preference… the list goes on. […]

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