The ritual of brewing coffee is one of life’s most enjoyable small luxuries. From the aroma of the freshly ground, freshly roasted coffee, the whistle of the kettle, the effervescent bloom as the first water hits the grinds, to the ultimately satisfying first sip, great coffee engages and satisfies all of the senses.
The best coffees in the world are like great novels that deserve to be read over and over again, discovering nuances and previously unnoticed details as they are savored with patience and precise attention. And like great writers, coffee origins have wildly different styles, tastes, and aromas evoking fleeting memories of a taste sometime in the past, a smell you know but cannot place, a moment in time captured in a cup.
Red Rooster has compiled a list of our recommendations for brewing coffee at home. We hope these will help you discover the many shades of possibility in each cup of coffee. And remember, we always recommend grinding your own beans just before brewing.