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The Science Behind the Perfect Grind Level

The Science Behind the Perfect Grind Level

What sets a great cup of coffee apart from a regular cup can range from the freshness of the beans used, to the methods you choose to brew.

An often overlooked piece of the puzzle is the grind level and consistency of your coffee grounds. Having the perfect coffee grind may seem a little trivial because all you have to do is add water and begin brewing, right?

On the contrary! You'll be shocked to discover just how much the right grind level can influence the quality...


Our Essential List of Coffee Tools

Our Essential List of Coffee Tools

Whether you’re looking for tools to make the best coffee at home or you're looking to start your very own coffee shop, we’ve got you covered.

Here is our list of essential coffee tools to make the best coffee right at home.

Aeropress

Grind Level: Fine or Medium

Flavor: Mostly espresso-based taste

The AeroPress is a home brewing coffee tool that comes in 3 parts. The brew chamber houses a coffee basket where the filter is located, the coffee grounds are added to the brew chamber and hot water is added. A plunger is then pressed down to create...


The Top 5 Single Origin Beans You’ve Never Heard Of

The Top 5 Single Origin Beans You’ve Never Heard Of

The smell and taste of great coffee can be one key ingredient to a productive day. We bet you could never resist the charm of cold brew on a sunny morning.

Without a doubt, the uniqueness of your coffee brew comes down to your choice of beans.

Here’s a fun fact: there are so many options of coffee beans out there, you could probably become spoilt for choice when trying to figure out which you'll...


Picking The Best Beans for Cold Brew Coffee

Picking The Best Beans for Cold Brew Coffee

If you don’t know how to choose the best coffee beans, then you’re missing out of the uninhibited flavors, natural sweetness and lower acidity of cold brew coffee. Cold brew is famous for extracting the best flavor from your coffee beans. It is the quality of your coffee beans that have the most significant effect on the taste of your cold brew coffee. 

 

To be clear...

 

What is cold brew coffee?

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Advanced Tips to Get the Best Out of Your Cold Brewing (Including Recipes from Our Recipe Book!)

Advanced Tips to Get the Best Out of Your Cold Brewing (Including Recipes from Our Recipe Book!)

Cold brewing is an artisanal craft. Getting it right takes patience, attention to detail, and – above all else – a robust love of coffee.

ICOSA Brewhouse was founded because we understand the art of the cold brew and we want to share it with the rest of the world. In that spirit, we’re sharing with you some advanced tips to help you take your cold brewing game to the next level.

1. Brew in bulk

Brewing in advance is a great way to truly...