Kate Papenberg

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Kate began her professional career in the US Air Force. She rediscovered her calling, however, through freelance consulting, project management, and writing. She is a Lean Six Sigma consultant and has worked for various organizations such as GE and Amazon, solving challenging operational bottlenecks. When she is not doing any of the above, she calls Glasgow home (for now) and continues to investigate the latest and greatest in caffeine throughout the world at CoffeeGrindGuru. Follow her journey online and feel free to drop her a note, question, or suggestion!


Making Coffee With A Percolator

Similar to the Moka Pot, but with just two chambers, this brewing method yields a slightly acrid, burnt tasting cup of coffee versus a condensed espresso-like shot. The Percolator came about around the likes and dislikes of its original inventor, Sir Benjamin Thompson. Thompson hated alcohol as well as tea, which caused him to seek a means […]

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  • Updated November 1, 2019

Latte VS Cappuccino

​Despite humble beginnings dating back nearly as far as those of the equally unassuming wine grape, the coffee bean is quickly developing a similar reputation as pretentious, confusing, and uninviting. This disappointing evolution of a simple seed is especially pronounced when one attempts to further their understanding about what makes one drink a latte and […]

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  • Updated December 6, 2018