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Espresso vs Coffee: What's the difference?

Cappuccino A cappuccino is a popular coffee drink that’s made by topping a shot of espresso with steamed milk and milk foam. Typically, it contai...

Why do we specify the altitude of coffee for our single origins ?

You might notice that many of our specialty coffees has the altitude specified in the description. This is because the altitude a beans was grown a...

Processing and Drying the Cherries

There are three main methods used to process and dry coffee cherries: the dry process, the wet process, and the semidry process. In the dry proces...

ADVANTAGES OF TERRACAPS CAPSULES USED BY 36TH PARALLEL COFFEE ROASTERS

OXYGEN-TIGHT Terracaps® is developed with an oxygen barrier which offers significant advantages, especially in economic terms. The biocapsules can...

From the Roast Master - learn the basics of coffee roasting

Creating a coffee blend is similar to an artist drawing on blank canvas. There are hundreds of varieties of coffee to provide differing taste prof...

Proudly roasted in Melbourne

36th Parallel Coffee Roasters is an Australian specialty coffee roasting company based in Melbourne, Victoria. We exclusively craft of carefully r...

Hipster coffee speak

LAVA Lava n / An EXTRA EXTRA HOT coffee. ‘Careful, this one’s a lava!’ RIZ Riz n / A ristretto, the strongest and most concentrated espresso dri...

WHAT IS BODY IN COFFEE?

Body is one of the categories used to complete evaluations of coffee, along with other categories such as aroma, sweetness, flavour, acidity, afte...

The Art and Science of Coffee Roasting

Roasting coffee!  Is it art or science?  Some say both, but a basic understanding of the science of roasting is critical if one is to make an art...

Coffee Bean Selection Introduction

Taste and aroma: You’ll be able to taste coffee more knowledgeably if you understand the terms used to describe its flavour and aroma. As you sam...

LIGHT ROAST VS. DARK ROAST COFFEE

Light roast beans have a light brown color, and they'll have no oil on their surface because they haven't roasted long enough for the oils to reach...

Coffee roasting terms

If you get the chance to see us roasting our Java (a secret recipe you know) then you will need to know the Terms Used in green Coffee bean Roast...