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Experimental coffees and research

03. Our Research

Experiment #158

Roasting|Oct 13, 2018

Experiment #158: Freezing Gesha Village Coffee For Roasting

Does freezing green coffee impact roasting and it's resulting flavours?We decided to try it for ourselves; with Gesha Village coffee. It might be a bit extreme, but the higher complexity and subtle flavours of this coffee will allow us to better gauge and taste if there is any true impact from the freezing.
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Experiment #156

Roasting|Jun 8, 2018

Experiment #156 : Roasting Finca La Falda

A new coffee has arrived on our shores! This time we have a glorious Colombian coffee from Finca La Falda! The coffee has previously placed 7th in the Colombian Cup of Excellence and we are super excited to taste this coffee!
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Experiment #149

Roasting|Jul 31, 2017

Roasting with Trends: Yosuke Yamane

Yosuke Yamane opened AND COFFEE ROASTERS in 2013, as the very first specialty coffee store in Kumamoto. As part of the Singapore Coffee Festival lineup, we have Master Roaster Yosuke conducting a 2 hour roasting class filled with activities from roasting theory and demonstrations to cupping Japan's coffees and more! Tickets are selling out fast so get yours now!
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Experiment #147

Roasting|Jul 13, 2017

The art of NOT blending coffee

Coffee blends have been around for a very long time and is traditionally the more popular choice among many coffee drinkers compared to single origins. While I believe that blends have their place among the market, Compound Coffee’s own stance is that of NOT blending. Here’s why.
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Experiment #146

Roasting|Jul 6, 2017

How to ensure consistency in coffee roasting

Roasting coffee is just like cooking. You need to follow a recipe if you want any semblance of consistency. If only it were THAT easy. We all know how food can taste totally different even when we follow a recipe to the T (or so we think). So, what is the recipe for coffee roasting and how do we ensure and measure consistency in our roasts?
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Experiment #145

Roasting|Jun 27, 2017

Coffee Roasters: I don't like sour coffee

"My coffee is sour", "I don't like sour coffee". Probably two of the most common comments any specialty coffee roaster treading the lighter roast spectrum would hear. What is the deal with sour coffee and why do so many coffee shops continue to serve them despite resistance from customers?
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