The more prestigeous coffee competition the last years is undoubtebly The World Championship 'Brewers Cup', where coffee is brewed by hand only, and the competitor defines his parametres in choice of method, choice of coffee, grind, water (softness and temperature), all supported with a thorough presentation to showcase deep knowledge in Coffee. This year, 27 countries participated in Rimini, Italy, and the winner was Greece: We'll come back with a detailed report on rankings, this year's preferences in coffee and brew devises and all that jazz :)
Our small, and cosy coffeebar awaits you! Our guests appeciate not only out great coffees, but also the relaxing atmosphere and the great view to the river Salzach and the hills of Salzburg. Visit us and get the alchemy experience of great coffee!
Speciality Coffee differs from the Commodity Coffees in Supermarket shelfs just like excellent wines should not be compared to mass produced blended wines. Speciality Coffee Houses can offer Single Origin coffees: this is today defined as coffee from a specific Farms or Cooperative offering a specific quality; usually a specific variety of Coffea arabica and a specific processing of these. (more…)
Speciality coffee does not need fancy and expensive equipment! A good manual grinder (in picture: Hario Skerton), an AeroPress (see picture) and cold, fresh water does the job excellently! By the way, coffee geeks gather yearly at the AeroPress championships! John Arild, chief coffee alchemist, ranked as number 5 in 2011!
The Coffee Alchemy offers regularily home barista courses and coffee tastings. It is no witchcraft to make good coffee at home! Every relevant aspect will be discussed. Coffee tastings with John Arild, who is active as international coffee judge, for example at the Cup of Excellence, might open the gates for a new universe of flavors for you (course language is English or German).
We always aim to give you a perfect cup of coffee! Irrespective of as AeroPress, hand filter, pure Espresso, Cappuccino, Melange, Caffè Latte or iced coffee. Enjoyed black our single origins reveal their individual taste and flavour best, fresh milk or cream might nevertheless add another interesting aroma! Try it!
Just give me the coffee and noone gets hurt!