Category Archives: Education

Historical or scientific stuff goes here.  Everyday is a school day at Long & Short.

Coffee and why cup size matters

After recently being flogged a latte in a cup worthy of a dolls house (slight[...]


The coffee taster’s flavour wheel of fortune

Over the past 2 decades the coffee tasting wheel has become the global standard for[...]

A guide to Coffee Bean Processing

Have you ever wondered what the flamboyant use of natural, washed, honey and so on[...]

Memoirs of a Geisha – The Ultimate Coffee

For those in search of the perfect coffee it comes as no surprise when Gesha[...]

Man vs. Machine – Volumetrics

Skillful baristas will always reign supreme and the purist of them will rely on their[...]

The Coffee Killer – Coffee Rust

For the regular coffee drinker little is known of coffees’ arch nemesis Coffee Rust (or[...]

Kalita Wave vs. Hario V60 – a scientific perspective

We’re big fans of all brew methods, including these two. The Kalita Wave — a[...]