You’ve got to learn how to walk before you can jump. Wanna learn how to pour unicorns and seahorses in your latte art? Make sure you’ve nailed these 4 basic latte art patterns first!
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Who Am I?
Sean is the founder and author behind The Hearty Brew. Long story short, he is a specialty coffee barista and latte artist in-training. He’s been in the coffee industry across two countries, and is always seeking new ways to improve his craft.
His mission here? To make coffee as simple and as fun as possible to learn. He aims to take in all he’s learnt in the industry, and share it with home brewers on how to improve their daily brew. The goal is so that everyone can enjoy the fullest flavours of coffee right from home.
Latest Coffee Guides and Articles
Check back on this section regularly to read the latest coffee brew guides and tutorials. This is The Hearty Brew’s treasure trove of valuable coffee info written for you, so that you can learn how to be a master brewer at home.
A new word that seems to be cropping up more and more in the specialty espresso world is “pre-infusion”. What exactly is it, and why should you care?
When tasting espresso, it takes time and patience to develop and refine your palate to enjoy the multitude of flavours hiding within. Learn the secrets that 3 baristas have to share with you!
In single dosing, you first weigh out the coffee beans you need for the brew you’re doing. But why bother? Learn the top 3 benefits and top 2 things to watch out for.
Having an espresso machine and a grinder isn’t quite enough. You need several small yet essential espresso tools to ensure quality in your workflow.
Learning how to keep coffee beans fresh is an easy thing to do – yet so overlooked. Learn start to finish how to pick, buy and store beans, based off proper industry practices.
The piccolo latte and the cortado – two teeny tiny espresso milk coffees. What are they? Find out today.
Who is this drink for? Who isn’t it for? What recipe should you use? Learn all about this delicious chocolatey coffee here.
Oiliness in your brew? Rancid taste? Chunky grounds coming out? These are just some signs that it’s time to treat your coffee grinder to a good clean.
Your one-stop guide to everything you ever wanted to learn about how to use a Moccamaster drip coffee maker.
Decaf? How on earth do you decaf a bean? This is a complicated topic, so I’ve broken it down and explain it in plain English (and memes). Read on for some fun and seriously wacky stories!
Want to know how baristas make such amazing milk coffees? Learn the basics of how to steam milk that’s silky and velvety smooth. Discover how to position your milk jug and steam wand for the best results.