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Volcanica Coffee Review

Last Updated on April 19th, 2019Who Is Volcanica Coffee?The HistoryVolcanica Coffee is a specialty coffee roaster that started out as a family owned business some 15 years ago. The business started as a small roaster that wanted to bring good coffee in a market overwhelmed by poor quality and over-roasted coffee beans. The first coffees … Read more

How to Make Cold Brew Coffee in a Mason Jar – Infographic

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Learn how to make coffee using a mason jar and a strainer from an infographic.

Cold brew coffee is one of the least expensive coffee preparation methods. You already have the equipment in the kitchen. No need to buy an expensive coffee maker, or a scale, or other fancy utensils, unless you want it.

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Why Do You Need a Ground Coffee Sifter – The Kruve Sieve Set

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Kruve Sifters Set

Do you really need a ground coffee sieve at all? No, you don’t need it if you own a $700 grinder. You also don’t need it if you can’t distinguish an espresso from a drip coffee. However, if you want to improve your coffee taste, and to get consistent results, you need it. I’ll show you in a bit why most grinders on the market are just not good enough. We also have a review of one of the best sifters on the market, the Kruve.

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Best Budget Drip Coffee Makers – Cuisinart vs Kitchenaid vs Hamilton Beach

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Red Drip Coffee Machine

One of the things we love, (or need), in the morning is a freshly brewed cup of coffee. Oftentimes though, we don’t have the time to fix ourselves a natural kick of caffeine. Grinding some coffee beans and boiling water doesn’t seem that complicated. Well, with a busy schedule this is just-another-thing to add to the morning chores. That’s why we have the coffee machine.

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How to Make Coffee with a Manual Dripper – Pour Over Infographic

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If you love drip coffee, but the auto-dripper you are using can’t brew a single cup, pour over coffee is one of the best options. Many people get discouraged by the technical aspect of brewing with a manual dripper. The reality is that it’s not that complicated.

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Home Barista Tools and Accessories – 12 Essential Espresso Tools

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Barista Tools and Accessories
As you start making espresso at home, you will face various tasks that require you to use specific tools. The minimum of barista tools needed depends on the espresso maker you are using, and how perfectionist you are.

If you aim for espresso greatness, you need the right equipment. A variety of espresso brewing tools and accessories can help you in a few ways:

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Can You Make Espresso Using a Keurig [Keurig Rivo Might Be an Answer]

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Can You Make Espresso Using a KeurigWhat is a Keurig and how do you operate one? Everybody knows what a Keurig is. You must have at least heard of it unless you lived in a cage for the last 10 years. It’s the coffee maker that probably revolutionized the home coffee brewing in the last decade. It makes a perfect drip coffee, with a minimum of effort and with consistent results. It’s so easy to use…

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How to Make Espresso with an Espresso Machine – Infographic

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Brewing espresso with a semiautomatic machine is a skill that starts to disappear. The convenience of super automatic machines shifts the buying preferences of the modern coffee lover. There is also the beverage preference that plays a role but is not the subject of our brief guide. This infographic is the shortest guide possible, to get you started. We have the written version after the graphic and is a bit more detailed. However, if you want to perfect your technique, and pull cafe quality shots, check our detailed espresso brewing guide.

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How to Make Coffee with a Moka Pot – Infographic

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We created this infographic for the time-pressed coffee lover that needs a strong coffee and needs to stay on a low budget. Many people call it stovetop espresso maker, because it brews a strong and bold coffee, and it uses pressure during extraction. And we agree with that, moka pot is in many ways very similar to an espresso. Moreover, we can use it to prepare a beautiful latte or a delicious cappuccino, or a flat white. Here is the infographic, and at the end of the graphic, you also have a written version of it. 

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How to Make Espresso without an Espresso Machine – Three Great Tasting Espresso Alternatives

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Espresso CupEspresso is my favorite way of brewing coffee. Everything from the intoxicating aroma and pungently sharp flavor, to the astounding amounts of caffeine per ounce, make it the most desirable coffee cup. I brew a cup every morning, from the comfort of my home. It’s my ritual;

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How to Make Coffee with an AeroPress – Infographic

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Here is a simple step-by-step guide on how to use an AeroPress. Coffee prepared this way is a bold, full-bodied cup. At the same time, the cup is very smooth, without the harsh notes and the bitterness associated with French Press. It is an inexpensive way to make an espresso alternative. Here is the recipe as an infographic, or lower on the page as a text.

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5 Great Cappuccino Cups – How to Buy a Cappuccino Cups Set

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Arte Italica Tuscan Cappuccino Cup and Saucer with SpoonMy wife asked me a couple of days ago to find her the best cappuccino cups set on the market. Kind of a tall order, but hey, I didn’t want to disappoint her. The cappuccino set was going to be a gift for a close friend of her. I knew what I needed to find, so it looked like it was going to be a quick job. Material, size, form, I knew all of that, it just had to match my wife’s taste. You’ll see how a seemingly easy task turned up to be a very difficult one. I’ll tell you the story, and you’ll find out how I picked my cappuccino set, and in the process, you’ll learn what to look for when you are shopping for cappuccino cups.

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DeLonghi Magnifica Espresso Machine – ESAM3300 vs ECAM22110SB

Last Updated on May 13th, 2019 This is a review of the DeLonghi Magnifica espresso machines. We compare ECAM and ESAM series, focusing on ECAM22110 vs ESAM3300. See which one is the best for you. DeLonghi has a great line of automatic espresso machines, probably more than any other manufacturer. Their machines are great, reliable, … Read more

5 Best Espresso Cups – 5 Demitasse Cups

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Choosing the best espresso cup is not as easy as one might think. Yes, we know, you can probably drink your shot from any small cup. Espresso though is more than downing a strong coffee to get you started in the morning. It’s a ritual, and it is as much about the experience as it is about the taste and the jolt of energy you get. I personally think my shot tastes better when I drink it from a nice cup. Even if it’s a disposable cup, it has to be pretty and functional.

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Smokey Barn Review – Coffee Roaster Profile

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Specialty coffees, while not a new trend, are starting to become more and more popular. Coffee lovers nowadays prefer to order their beans online, from trusted sources or satisfy their coffee needs through high-end coffee retailers rather than buying supermarket generic or brand-name beans that oftentimes fail to deliver on their so-called quality guarantees.

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Espresso vs Nespresso vs illy iperEspresso – Capsule Espresso Machines vs Semiautomatics

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Espresso vs Nespresso

You are on the quest to getting the best shot of espresso, and naturally, you need to compare Espresso vs Nespresso. Even the most fervent Nespresso enemies have tasted it, just to have an idea. Whether they like it or not, Nespresso is here to stay, and it will serve millions of happy customers. The question is “Is it good enough for you?”

See the differences between pod and classic espresso machines. Compare Illy vs Nespresso vs Espresso to reveal the best solution for convenience, price & taste.

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Coffee Roasters Profile – Strangers Coffee in Norfolk – UK

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Today we are exploring a European coffee roaster. I came across Strangers coffee roasters during my research for some Africans coffee beans. Someone suggested Strangers Coffee as a source of some great beans. I thought I’d give them a try; my friend offered to carry the beans across the ocean for me. Living in North America makes the logistics a little complicated, but it was well worth. I loved their beans, in fact I liked them so much, I wanted to showcase them on Coffee Brewing Methods.

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The Best Manual Coffee Brewing Method – Pour Over vs French Press vs Aeropress

Last Updated on November 5th, 2018 Manual brewing methods are the newest trend in the coffee world. All respectable coffee shops provide at least one type of manual brewing, be it French press, hand drip, or Aeropress. In some households, the old reliable French pot has never been missing from the morning routine, no matter … Read more