Techniques » Coffee Brewing Principles
George Howell of George Howell Coffee gives coffee enthusiasts insight into the science behind achieving ideal extraction and flavor balance. Learn how water-to-coffee ratio differences contribute to a vast variance in coffee strength. George explains other variables that affect the final brew, such as origin and altitude of the beans grown, and the roasting process.
George Howell Coffee is the result of George's devotion to the perfect cup of coffee. From his early days in San Francisco to traveling cross-country headed for the East Coast - with French press, whole-bean coffee and a grinder onboard - George has been a "coffee missionary."
The George Howell Coffee™ company represents identifying, roasting and discovering the highest quality coffees possible. George's Terroir™ line of single-origin coffees is the next step in his unfolding odyssey as he presses to extend the limits of quality coffee standards.