Barista

Barista, noun: Italian for bartender, often used in English to refer to an “artist” with an espresso machine that can…


Bean

Bean, noun (also coffee bean): Strictly speaking, coffee beans are not beans, but rather the seed or seeds of the coffee…


Biodynamic

Biodynamic, adj. (also referred to as biodynamic cultivation or Demeter): Strictest form of organic cultivation. Based on…


Biokreis

Biokreis, noun: Farmers association with strict organic standards. www.biokreis.de


Bioland

Bioland, noun: Farmers association 
of organic farmers and processors with standards that are significantly more stringent…


Biopark

Biopark, noun: Another farmers association with strict organic standards. www.biopark.de


Blend

Blend, noun: The mixture of two or more green coffees in order to achieve a very specific well-rounded taste. This may…


Brazilian naturals

Brazilian naturals, noun: Green coffee type. Indicates the half-dry prepared Arabicas from Brazil that are cultivated below…


Brew Bar

Brew Bar, noun: New trend for cafés: Very good (pure) filter coffee is prepared with a lot of effort regarding the selection…


Brewing temperature

Brewing temperature, noun: Ideal for filter coffee: 96.2°C / 205°F. For espresso 89-95°C /192.2-203°F is recommended. Note:…