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Know What You Drink : Basics Of Coffee

DIVYAANSH SETHIA, Brew master, photographer

Know What You Drink : Basics Of Coffee

DIVYAANSH SETHIA, Brew master, photographer

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10 Lessons (14m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. History Of Coffee

    • 3. Beans

    • 4. Bean Variety

    • 5. Caffeine

    • 6. Project And Facts

    • 7. Types And Grades

    • 8. Roast And Grind

    • 9. Brewing

    • 10. Final thoughts

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This class is for people who love drinking Coffee and want to know more about what they drink. this is a short class to teach people about the basics of coffee and make them smart about their favorite Drink. This class will help everyone pave their way towards being a coffee expert

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1. Introduction: coffee is such an important part in our daily lives. Many of us can't start our day without a cup of coffee. And if you're out of coffee, we're screwed. But have you ever questioned What? Coffee? Why Coffee. Hi. My name is David Lynch. I'm a barista, and I'm here to future the basics off coffee and all you need to know about coffee curated in this small, short class here on Scripture. I hope you enjoy the class. And at last we're gonna brew a cup of coffee and I'm gonna give you a project to try out various combinations. Hope you enjoy the class. 2. History Of Coffee: for the first lesson, we're going to take a look at the history off coffee. So coffee dates back to 880 was found in Utopia by a man named So Call the With the Sheep Harder and while herding his sheep one day he was so bored he started playing music in his pipe while the sheep We're hurting and eating grass. After a while, he noticed all the sheep had gone and warned that so out of curiosity and to look for a ship. He went on to look for his sheep. After looking around, he found his sheep. But what he noticed a strange waas. All the sheep were dancing. On further examining, he realized that his sheep were eating a cherry plant. Further looking at the cherry plant, he tried some and suddenly felt a boost of energy and started dancing, too. That was the discovery off coffee 3. Beans: for the second lesson, we're going to look into a major part of coffee, the coffee itself and where the coffee starts. So let's take a look at the coffee beans. Coffee comes out from a cherry plant. Cherry blind generally has two seeds, however. Sometimes there's only one seed, which is known to be called the P Berry. Since there's no scientific proof, however, it's considered that the P very taxing, more flavor The coffee plant. Can we discuss the coffee cherry as a few parts, the stock, the outer skin develop, the par Sherman, the silver skin and the coffee being itself, as you can see on the screen. 4. Bean Variety: looking at the coffee being, they can be classified into two groups. Arabica and robusta Arabica is the high quality coffee bean. It grows at a higher altitude and is used commonly around 75% in the world. The other being is the robusta beans. It is used only 20 to 25% and is a floor quality and grows at a lower altitude. When differentiating the beans, you can differentiate by looking at beans itself. If the being is over, it is in Arabic, a being. And if the being is round, it's a robusta beans. Looking at the being for Oh, you can tell the difference, too. The being for or if the being for up is narrow and crooked. It's an Arabic, a bean. And if being for straight, it's an robusta beans. Coffee beans are traded across the globe, 75% off the coffee bean created is the arabica coffee and 25% off the coffee Is robusta coffee, the reason being arabica coffee as a smoother and a gentle taste, whereas the robusta coffee is bitter and acidic, 5. Caffeine: looking at the caffeine content. Arabica coffee generally has 1.1 to 1.7% caffeine, whereas the robusta coffee has 2 to 4% caffeine. Robusta coffee has more caffeine, and therefore caffeine is known to be a psychoactive drug, which means it has a direct impact on the brain. So a bunch of people these days are shifting towards decaf or quitting coffee. Since quitting coffee is not a great option, let's look at the graph. Decaf Coffee is coffee without caffeine, and let's not get into how it's made, but it's suitable for a bunch of people to be specific. Decaf coffee is great suited to pregnant women, people with high blood pressure and Children. 6. Project And Facts: Let's look at the project for this class and a few fun facts. Coffee is enjoyed with various foods to enhance its taste. For example, cakes and pastries, some cereal cookies or sweets. Cookies. So the project for this class is try out different combinations and let me know what works best in the project column below. Here are a few fun facts about coffee you might want to know so that you can further expand your knowledge. Did you know coffee is grown mostly in Brazil? Another fact. Coffee is consumed most infinite. Coffee dates back to 880 and coffee after crude oil is the second most traded commodity in the world. 7. Types And Grades: Now let's look at a few types in grades of coffee. Kopi Luwak is the world's most expensive coffee. Kopi Luwak is obtained by feeding civet cats, which are, by the way in danger coffee beans and after the poop, the beans out. The coffee is made out using the being and therefore is the world's most expensive coffee. Now let's look at instant coffee before looking into instant coffee. Let's first know why instant coffee came into existence when the British soldiers went into war carrying coffee, beans and coffee grounds to what was pretty difficult and was really heavy. So they figured out an easier way, which was instant coffee, which they just had to stir in the water or milk to obtain coffee. Let's classify instant coffee in to do points. One would be cheap instant coffee, and the other one would be good quality. Instant coffee. Cheap instant coffee is produced from robusta coffee, and the quality instant coffee is produced by Arabic. A beans coming on do how instant coffee is made. Coffee is extracted from the beans and dried and stored away in a container so that it can be further used to make coffee while extracting instant coffee. The DDS, or the total dissolved substance in the coffee liquid, is very high looking at coffee. Great, they can majorly be classified into three groups. Agreed Coffee. Be great coffee in secret coffee Now Generally the egret coffee is exported as people are ready to pay higher prices for a great foreign coffee. Be great. Coffee is generally used in coffee shops, where the breeze that uses the beans in its raw form to make coffee and bring a maximum flavor from it. Now see great coffee is generally used toe. Extract the liquid out off and convert in tow instant coffee, which is delivered to our homes. 8. Roast And Grind: Now let's take a look at the roast in the grand size off coffee. Roasting coffee can be very diverse and have different variations towards it in simple terms, let's say coffee is roasted into light, medium and dark as we progress, from light coffee to medium coffee towards dark coffee, the flavor turns from sweet, acidic toe, better looking at the grind sides off coffee. Coffee is grounded into three major parts, which is course ideal and fine Course. Coffee is generally used for manual brewing cold brewing etcetera, in which the grind size is very large. Ideal coffee is the coffee, which sits between really fine coffee and course coffee, and it is used for manual brewing grip systems. French presses, except for at last find coffee, is generally used for espresso machines, coffee machines and for moka pots. 9. Brewing: coming towards the last part off a class. Let's look at brewing. Bring can be done by two major processes. One is using a machine and the other one is using manual techniques. The machines are generally classified into automatic machines or espresso machines. Wending machines are machines, too, but let's not consider it into coffee machines as just fuses instant coffee to make coffee . And we're not talking about instant coffee today. On the other side, we can use manual message to brew coffee, which is generally popular in houses as bringing machines. It is not that feasible. A few manual brewing techniques are using a French press, a grip system, a mocha part. Except we will be looking at two other manual bring techniques, which is using a French press and the Mocha Port. Now we're going to take a look how to brew coffee using a French press. Here I have ideally ground coffee beans. As you can see, the grounded coffee is ideal and can be used in a French breath. Now I'm gonna take a tablespoon, and I'm gonna put in three tablespoons off coffee. There's no particular rule I used to put three days disclose. It depends upon your particular recipe, but generally it's around 2 to 3 tablespoons. Now I'm going to give it a shake to balance out the coffee. Now I'm gonna take hot water in a beaker at that 90 and you should take a beaker which has a spot like this one so that it is easy toe poor and you can control the hot water. Better Now you want to board the water in the French press in a swirling motion so that all the coffee grounds get wet and no coffee grounds is left. Try to get the maximum out of their extraction. Need to boil water gently. I support only a little bit off water because I like to have my so only a little bit off extracted coffee is needed. Now I'm gonna take a spoon and use it to stirred the coffee in the French press to remove all the excess gases which are humble, like CEO do and may hamper the taste of coffee. Make sure you just slowly I'm going to cover the French breast so that no escape now you must leave their French press untouched for around five minutes. It's been five minutes and I have one milk here because I like to have my coffee. Now. What do you want to do is generally plunge the French breath so that the coffee grounds are separated from the coffee. Extract him. You want a plunge very gently and put no excess force. Now I'm gonna grab a cup and four in the coffee. As you can see, it only fills half a cup. I've left the other half for milk. Now I'll pour in the milk, pour gently so that you can see the color changes. And there you have it. A perfectly brewed cup, which is not instant coffee and is fresh with milk made using a French breath. 10. Final thoughts: final thoughts. With this, we've come to an end to our class. Hope you enjoy listening to the class and will be applying all your knowledge and sharing it amongst your friends and family. If you enjoyed this class, please let me know in the review column so that I can get more into coffee about espresso. How coffee comes from plans to your cup except cliche your project down in the project. But thank you for listening to this class. Hope you enjoyed it.