Students from the University of Pittsburgh

We had a visit this year of 20 students from the Engineering Faculty of the University of Pittsburgh and staff. They drove up into the mountains, stopping at Newcastle in St Andrew, formerly a military hill station for the British Army it is now a training centre for the JamaicaDefence Force then at Holywell, the Centre for the Blue and John Crow Mountain National Park which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.Read More →

Unlike the first test, there was a noticeable lack of steeping and of convection above the lower edge of the steeper. This didn’t seem to have any lasting effect on the brew but it was an interesting difference, which we think shows that the wet grounds absorb more heat than the empty water below…Read More →