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Coffee Nerd by Ruth Brown details the history behind the beans and helps navigate us through the exciting, and sometimes intimidating, new wave of coffee. From finding obscure Japanese brewing equipment to recipes and techniques for brewing amazing coffee at home, readers will discover a whole new world of coffee possibilities.
Whether you like coffee or not, ‘Coffee Nerd’, by Ruth Brown is a fast, interesting history of coffee, its origins, and the various methods used to roast and brew this elixir.
The book is written in a simple, fast-read style and is filled with a frank discussion of coffee and its implicit coolness.
The book gives an in-depth history of coffee and how it’s been brewed and enjoyed for a thousand years. It touches on the big chain coffee houses and gives the reader tips on how to buy, roast, and brew beans at home.
Sometimes the book gets a little bogged down, but not very often, and when it does the book quickly picks up the pace and takes the reader along on an interesting journey.
This is a must-read book for anyone with an appreciation for coffee.
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