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CUPPING ROOM COLLECTION | NICARAGUA NUEVA SEGOVIA

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Nicaragua is making a bold comeback in the coffee industry - after the devastation of Civil War and Hurricane Mitch in 1998, coffees from this region have been dominating Cup of Excellence competitions. In 2018, the top 5 winning coffees were produced in Nueva Segovia. The lush Nueva Segovia region boasts near perfect growing conditions - shade, fertile volcanic soil, high elevations, and organized producers who pay careful attention to cultivation and processing. In fact, most coffee in Nicaragua is shade grown. Most of the coffee from this region is produced by small family farms averaging just three hectares (about...

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Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee with Chemex

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Chemex is an artisanal, manual pour over method known for brewing an exceptionally clean and delicate cup. In this brew method, the filter sits flush against the glass walls of the server and slows down the brew time. Chemex paper filters are designed to prevent sediment and other “undesirable compounds” from entering the extracted coffee.  Chemex Fun Facts: Invented in 1941 and is manufactured by the Chemex Corporation in Massachusetts, which has been family owned and operated since 1980. Chemex is a flawless blend of design and function. A testament to this fact it's part of several permanent museum collections...

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