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Posted on Jun 21, 2017

Do You Actually Know Anything About Coffee Or Are You A Fake Fan?

Sorry, no more Starbucks if you fail.

  1. Where was coffee first discovered?

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    The coffee plant is first recorded as being discovered in Ethiopia.

  2. Which of these are the names of the most common types of coffee bean?

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    Arabica makes up about 70% of the world coffee bean market, robusta makes up about 27%.

  3. How do coffee beans grow?

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    Coffee beans grow on bushes. They appear a bright red colour when they are ripe.

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  4. Which of these illustrates the contents of a flat white?

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    A flat white is traditionally just espresso topped with steamed milk.

  5. What type of coffee maker is this?

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    The picture is of a moka pot, a stove-top electric coffee maker that passes boiling water pressurized by steam through ground coffee.

  6. How large is a shot of espresso?

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    One shot of espresso is 30ml.

  7. What is the ideal brewing time for a French press?

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    The ideal brewing time for a French press is approximately 4 minutes.

  8. How do you make an affogato?

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    An affogato is made by pouring espresso over ice cream.

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  9. What type of coffee is equal parts espresso, steamed milk, and foam?

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    A cappuccino is comprised of 1/3 espresso, 1/3 steamed milk, and 1/3 foam.

  10. A cappuccino is called a cappuccino because its colour resembles...

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    When the cappuccino was first introduced in Italy, the colour of espresso mixed with frothed milk resembled that of the Capuchin robe, so it was named accordingly.

  11. What percentage of the contents of a cup of black coffee is water?

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    About 98% of a cup of black coffee is just water.

  12. Which country consumes the most coffee per capita?

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    Finland consumes 12kg per capita per year!

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