Archive for July, 2002

Fun without the Buzz: Decaffeination Processes and Issues

Fun without the Buzz: Decaffeination Processes and Issues

Coffee is decaffeinated in its green state, before the delicate oils are developed through roasting. Hundreds of patents exist for decaffeination processes, but only a few are actually used. The trick, of course, is how to take out the caffeine without also removing the various components that give coffee its very complex flavor. Traditional or […]

By July 16, 2002 Read Article
Decaffeinated Coffees

Decaffeinated Coffees

The fact that I asked over fifteen roasters to send me decaffeinated coffees for review and only a handful actually did is one indication of how little interest roastmasters and coffee managers take in decaffeinated coffees. But it seems to me that the drinker of decaffeinated coffee deserves an even better cup than those of […]