Here is a list of the best Coffee books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- The Daily Grind: How to open & run a coffee shop that makes money (2015)
- Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World (2019)
- I Know Coffee: Harvesting, Blending, Roasting, Brewing, Grinding & Tasting Coffee (2017)
- Modulating the Flavor Profile of Coffee (2015)
- Coffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage, and the Industry (2017)
- The Coffee Trader: A Novel (Ballantine Reader’s Circle) (2004)
- Coffee: Growing, Processing, Sustainable Production (2012)
- Coffee with Mom: Caring for a Parent with Dementia (2019)
- The Design of Coffee: An Engineering Approach (2016)
- Coffee Culture (Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology) (2017)
- Grounded: The Fundamentals for Brewing a Delicious Cup of Coffee (2017)
- Exstresso: Taking a Coffee Break with God (2017)
- The Coffee Break Screenwriter: Writing Your Script Ten Minutes at a Time – 2nd Edition (2016)
- COFFEE: AN ADULT COLORING BOOK: A Coffee Coloring Book For Adults (2019)
A practical guide to opening and running a successful Independent Coffee Shop, essential reading for all Entrepreneurs. This is a highly practical book with very sound advice. Andrew & Claire are hugely experienced in the industry, and more importantly over several locations. So make sure you read it with a marker pen in your hand.
Uncommon Grounds tells the story of coffee from its discovery on a hill in ancient Abyssinia to the advent of Starbucks. Mark Pendergrast reviews the dramatic changes in coffee culture over the past decade, from the disastrous “Coffee Crisis” that caused global prices to plummet to the rise of the Fair Trade movement and the “third-wave” of quality-obsessed coffee connoisseurs.
This book is designed to walk you through everything you need to know about coffee from the seed to the cup.This book includes books 1,2,3,4 and 7 from the “I Know Coffee” series.Terrific, up-to-date overview. One of the best coffee books available now.
In my time roasting for companies on the West Coast and the Midwest, I have had the opportunity to roast coffee on an assortment of different machines. I have roasted a variety of single origins and blends, and I’ve experimented with roast profiles while taking meticulous notes, both during roasting and later at the cupping table.
Coffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage, and the Industry offers a definitive guide to the many rich dimensions of the bean and the beverage around the world. Leading experts from business and academia consider coffee’s history, global spread, cultivation, preparation, marketing, and the environmental and social issues surrounding it today.
The Coffee Trader: A Novel (Ballantine Reader’s Circle) (2004)
Amsterdam, 1659: On the world’s first commodities exchange, fortunes are won and lost in an instant. Miguel Lienzo, a sharp-witted trader in the city’s close-knit community of Portuguese Jews, knows this only too well. Once among the city’s most envied merchants, Miguel has suddenly lost everything.
An outstanding and currently the only comprehensive handbook for the coffee-professional. 40 authors from the leading coffee-growing countries present the most recent technologies applied to coffee husbandry. The book features 900 carefully selected illustrations, 300 of these in full color, which substantiate the written text.
Sometimes, life takes you places you don’t want to go. Dementia and Alzheimer’s is a journey no one wants to take, yet life doesn’t give us a choice. Author Mike Glenn's mom didn’t want to be sick, and while she couldn’t overcome the devastation of disease, she wasn’t going down without a fight. She fought the illness, denying its presence.
The Design of Coffee provides a non-mathematical introduction to chemical engineering, as illustrated by the roasting and brewing of coffee. Hands-on coffee experiments demonstrate key engineering principles, including material balances, chemical kinetics, mass transfer, fluid mechanics, conservation of energy, and colloidal phenomena.
Coffee Culture (Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology) (2017)
Coffee Culture: Local experiences, Global Connections explores coffee as (1) a major commodity that shapes the lives of millions of people; (2) a product with a dramatic history; (3) a beverage with multiple meanings and uses (energizer, comfort food, addiction, flavouring, and confection); (4) an inspiration for humor and cultural critique; (5) a crop that can help protect biodiversity yet also threaten the environment; (6) a health risk and a Author(s): Catherine M. Tucker
Grounded is a cookbook for home brewing coffee. It teaches recipes and theory for the French Press, Mizudashi, Clever, Aeropress, Chemex, V60, and Wave. “Great coffee is grown carefully. It is processed intentionally. It is exported expediently. It is stored cautiously. It is roasted flavorfully. It is packaged intelligently. It is brewed At every level of coffee production, great care is taken to ensure that crop quality doesn’t diminish before reaching the consumer.
Have you ever felt stressed out? Tired? Weary? We all have. Where do we turn when we are stressed, or better yet, WHO do we turn to? In Exstresso: Taking a Coffee Break with God, you will find six weeks of short devotions filled with personal stories of inspiration and encouragement to help you slow down and stir in a little time with Jesus every day. Find a few minutes each morning to sit at your coffee table, trust God no matter what you are facing, and take a coffee break with God.
The writer receives guidance and tips at every stage of the often intimidating writing process with a relaxed, “ten minutes at a time” method that focuses the writer and pushes him or her forward. At each step, writers are encouraged to “Take Ten” and tackle an element of their script using the templates and tools provided. “What You’ve Accomplished” sections help writers review their progress.
COFFEE: AN ADULT COLORING BOOK: A Coffee Coloring Book For Adults (2019)
COFFEE: AN ADULT COLORING BOOK: A Coffee Coloring Book For Adults*An awesome collection of Coffee coloring patterns*Perfect for relaxation and stress relief*2 copies of each image, for two chances to color!*Rad original designs, from Scribble Press!
Best Coffee Books Worth Your Attention
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Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World
Author(s): Mark Pendergrast
ID: 2392179, Publisher: Basic Books, Year: 9 July 2019, Size: 30 Mb, Format: epub
The Coffee Bean: A Simple Lesson to Create Positive Change
Author(s): Jon Gordon, Damon West
ID: 2388427, Publisher: Wiley, Year: 26 Jun 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub
Quality Determinants In Coffee Production
Author(s): Lucas Louzada Pereira; Taís Rizzo Moreira
ID: 2866256, Publisher: Springer, Year: 2021, Size: 22 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Washington Post, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.