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What is the Best Coffee Grinder for French Press Coffee Maker

Coffee making, regardless of the brewing method require a good grinder. French press is no different and picking up a grinder that does the job properly but doesn’t break the bank our subject today. You probably know you need a really good grinder for French press brewing since you are reading this page. Otherwise, you … Read more

5 Health Benefits of Cold Brew Coffee – Why Is Cold Brew Better than Drip Coffee

Cold brew, drip, or espresso, any sort of brewed coffee is good for us in moderation. There are numerous health benefits from drinking coffee. Coffee can boost athletic performance, reduce the risk of diabetes, colon cancer, gallstones, and Parkinson’s disease, as well as improve liver health.Cold brew, however, is particularly beneficial to our health, while … Read more

The Best Home Cappuccino Maker – How to Choose a Cappuccino Machine

Learn how to choose your home cappuccino maker. We review the best home cappuccino machines, De’Longhi, Mr Coffee, Nespresso and Breville from all price ranges. What is the best home cappuccino maker? This has been a question that I have been asked a lot recently. Not an easy way to answer that question. It is … Read more

Coffee Poster – Cappuccino vs Latte vs Mocha

This infographic was created initially to show in a nice graphical way what are the differences between the most popular espresso-based beverages. We got a few compliments, and we thought we should turn it into a poster. It was a great idea because people absolutely love this poster. To be honest, I never expected this poster to be so popular. Our designer also made a mouse pad version, slightly different. You can find that at the bottom of the page.

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The Best Beans for Espresso – Six Amazing Espresso Coffees

Espresso shotWhat if I told you I found the best beans for espresso? Would you believe me? Don’t believe me and don’t believe anybody for that matter. Not that I can’t recommend you some fantastic espresso blends. But when you have a few great choices, you can’t choose one blend over the other. All are great in their way, and you will probably like them all. Coffee taste, like wine, is subjective. It depends on the person who drinks it and their mood at that time.

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What The Heck Is A Bone Dry Cappuccino?

bone dry cappuccino

There are serious coffee drinkers everywhere that don’t mind standing in line to get their favorite brew. Some will even tell you to not attempt to talk to them until they have had their morning cup of Joe. Then there are those few customers that always want their coffee drink a little different, crazy almost.
Today we have a look at one of those uncommon orders: the Bone Dry Cappuccino!

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Breville BES980XL Oracle – Espresso Machine Review

Breville Bes980xl Oracle Review

Breville Oracle is Not a Super-Automatic

The price tag of the Breville BES980XL Oracle is within the range of super-automatic espresso machines, yet the Oracle is just a semiautomatic machine. Well, not exactly a semiautomatic either, but this is where it got me. You’ll see why in a bit.

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Kopi Luwak Is the Most Expensive Coffee – Is Civet Coffee Worth the Price?

Civet coffee or kopi luwak is the most expensive coffee in the world. Why is it so expensive, many people ask? Is it all the same no matter where you buy it? The short answer is: Genuine kopi luwak is rare. There is a limited amount of genuine kopi luwak, and that drives the price up. Unscrupulous entrepreneurs though have found ways to produce more civet coffee. We will show you how to minimize the risk of getting fake kopi luwak, and get the best quality beans. Foraging for civet coffee

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Peaberry Coffee – Is It Really Worth the Price?

Peaberry Coffee - Kona If you have heard of peaberry coffee, you may have wondered what it is and why it is so expensive. Peaberries have a rather interesting origin and a complicated harvesting method.

Can you bake a pie with peaberries? No, but the coffee brewed with peaberry coffee beans is delicious. Want to learn more? Read on.

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Dutch Cold Brew Coffee – What Is it and How to Make it?

Dutch Cold Brew Coffee on the street in Taiwan

Thanks to the innovations of baristas, the world of coffee is ever-evolving. We are always trying to find the best way to preserve and enhance the delicate flavors of coffee beans to create the perfect brew—but this isn’t new. Centuries before Starbucks, about three hundred years ago, the Dutch discovered a way to brew coffee that creates quite possibly the finest coffee taste to date, and it’s making a quick comeback. The Dutch might have forgotten the method, but the Japanese and the Koreans developed the method and transformed it into art.

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The Combination Coffee Espresso Machine – A Guide and Reviews

The combination coffee espresso machine saves space and makes great coffee drinks. Drip Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino or Latte Macchiato from one machine. Our review shows how to buy one and which ones are the best.The new hype in the home coffee brewing is the combination coffee espresso machine. If you’ve ever been mesmerized by the … Read more

Single Origin Coffee Beans – Why Are they Better?

You may have heard the term “single origin” being used by your favorite barista while they’re whipping up your creamy cappuccino, and you might not have paid much mind to it. But what does it mean? And should you care? The coffee industry has become increasingly complex as more and more baristas are taking their … Read more

Best Coffee for Cold Brew – How To Choose the Best Coffee Beans for Cold Brew

Toddy Cold Brew Coffee SystemI just roasted a batch of what I like to call “the best beans for cold brew”. I like to roast my own beans, but I rarely have enough time for this. I usually find what I need at the local roasters around the home, or on the Internet. This time, however, I wanted something special, so I took the time to roast myself. Total success. I am not going to discuss roasting here, I will only show you how to pick a great coffee for your cold brew, and I’ll do a couple short reviews for beans that I tried before.

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Coffee Hurts My Stomach – How to Deal with Stomach Pain from Coffee

Coffee Hurts my StomachMany people get stomach pain from drinking coffee, and they think there is nothing to be done. Some stop drinking coffee completely, some lower the consumption, and some will just suffer in silence. The reality is that you don’t have to suffer; there are a few ways to minimize the impact of caffeine on your stomach.

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SCAA Certified Coffee Makers – The best Tasting coffee Makers

SCAA Certified Coffee Machines

There is a price to get one of the 7 SCAA certified coffee makers, but if you are a perfectionist, and your coffee means for you more than the daily fix of caffeine, the price is worth it. Making a great cup of coffee requires precision. Drip coffee can taste great even if it’s made at home. You just need to have the right coffee brewer.

This is a comparison review of the SCAA certified coffee machines: Bonavita, Technivorm, Oxo, Breville. Learn which SCAA coffee maker is the best.

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Coffee: From Seed To Cup

World Coffee Consumption InfographicAs a commodity, coffee is bought, traded and consumed all over the world. In fact, it is the second most traded commodity in the world after oil. The process of producing coffee is quite complex which results in the coffee production being one of the most labor-intensive industries in the world. Each coffee harvest changes from year to year. It is safe to say that the journey of the coffee bean is a long and adventurous one! From growing to harvesting, processing to roasting right down to brewing, each step of the process is highly variable and differs hugely from country to country.

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