Does Grinding Frozen Coffee Beans Impact Brewing & Taste?

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A number of baristas in the recent World Barista Championship have been making use of Christopher Hendon’s research. He found that coffee beans frozen to -79C and below reacted differently to the grinding process, concluding that grinding cold results in a narrower particle size distribution, and reduced mean particle size. But how does that impact the taste in the final cup?

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You can read Christopher Hendon’s research on the effect of bean origin and temperature on grinding roasted coffee at :

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