Gasoline for the mind

Coffee, that most important of beverages.

day 133

Sometimes, more often than not, it seems that one is a bit tired and needs something to reinvigorate the mind. Coffee to the rescue that to me is the primary solution.

I do know that coffee only helps for a while but still associated with the fact that it lets the mind relax and gives a bit of energy it helps me to focus.

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Coffee!

Fratello Torrefazione is one of the new breed of proper coffee houses in Helsinki. Located in the renewed New Kluuvi  – shopping centre it is directly beside the main building of the University of Helsinki, and as such the place is a teeming with academics enjoying refreshments.

Fratello features its own baristas who make excellent coffee from fresh ground coffee.

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I usually tend to enjoy the dark roasts that are not exactly the favorite of Finns per se, but I feel the mild coffee does not really taste well. Cappuccino is of course always a safe choice as well as Cafe au Lait.

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A chocolate muffin for a little taste of bakery to go along with the coffee.

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And freshly made Guatemalan blend of coffee, black with no sugar. Suprisingly there is no need to use milk with this coffee, even though I cannot abide most coffee without a bit of milk.

Fratello webpage here.

what coffees do you prefer?