American coffee history: from cowboy coffee to premium coffee
After nineteenth Century, coffee became important American goods import, hoard goods GUC heard.
When the coffee consumption is great, but the weight is not heavy, as long as the caffeine is good, was ridiculed as “ cowboy coffee ” (cowboy coffee). The cowboy only a fire in the wild, the pot boil after adding coffee powder, then boil away coffee pot, wait for a few minutes, you can drink coffee grounds for precipitation. Not only does the cowboy coffee boil and not filter, the flavor is not good, is not accidental.
Until 1966, Holland born Peter (Alfred Peet) opened a Peet's coffee in California Berkeley (Peet' s Coffee and Tea), at the depth of baking he 7, let the Americans for severe throat sweet roasted coffee with a new experience. Who says that heavy coffee has a bitter taste? The question is whether or not you will execute correctly. Peet's coffee consumers are huge infatuation with “ Peetniks” well, is a cultural phenomenon is very interesting, but also ignited the flames of fine coffee.
The 197 years later, Starbucks, and George Howell (George Howell), and Mo Nang Hunan opened in Chicago in five years of the bright younger generation “ intellectuals join the coffee &rdquo. Driven by them, boutique coffee in the United States took root, has become a global boutique coffee base, swept away the notoriety of the old cowboy coffee, coffee history can also be regarded as another romantic legend.