The Story of the Kilcoy Yowie
The Yowie is a mysterious creature believed by many to dwell in the shires rugged northern terrain. It has been legendary throughout the shire for many years with longtime residents, farmers and wood-cutters claiming to have seen it on several occasions. In 1979 after one such sighting, footprints were found and plaster casts taken. It was after the sighting at Sandy Creek 4km from Kilcoy, the Council commissioned a statue made of birch wood. Vandals attacked the statue several times
Ideally for good espresso you need a good espresso blend. The best coffee beans are blended to achieve smoothness, sweetness and aromatics desired in espresso. The blend must be fresh and recommend using within 7 days of roasting. Roasting Roasting coffee too dark will result in a bitter, tasting charcoal brew. Roasting lighter will preserve the aroma and sugars. Grinding To achieve an extraction time of between 25-30seconds the grind must be frequently monitored throughout the day. Changing the pressure
Why Blend To achieve complexity it is necessary to blend for espresso, since a single origin coffee will often lack this quality. The advantage of espresso over other brewing methods is a result of the Crema. Without Crema the espresso is strong and thick. Aromatic compounds are trapped in an emulsified layer of tiny bubbles (Crema), which coat the tongue and break allowing a lingering aftertaste to be enjoyed after consuming. A well prepared espresso is essential for an aromatic
Grinding Coffee Beans
Grinding Coffee Beans It is essential to grind coffee properly for proper extraction, and to achieve a quality cup of coffee it is very important the beans are freshly ground no more than 2 minutes before brewing or oxidation takes place rendering the coffee stale. Coffee Grinders Burr coffee grinders are recommended as they grind evenly and are easier to clean. Burr grinders improve the coffee quality and ease of brewing. Different grind size is required by each brewing method.