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 the athletic performance, reduce the risk of diabetes, colon cancer, gallstones, and Parkinson’s disease, as well as improve the liver health. Cold brew, however, is particularly beneficial to … Read more

What The Heck Is A Bone Dry Cappuccino?

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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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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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Blue Ridge Coffee Crafters – Artisan, on Demand Roaster

I met Chris Curtis online on Twitter, where he was promoting his coffee roasting business. He said that his company roasts on demand, because they want to ensure the best and the freshest coffee on the market. I got some coffee beans from him, and I absolutely loved them. Chris’s company, Blue Ridge Coffee Crafters … Read more

How to Roast Coffee Beans at Home, and Why Do It

I love home coffee roasting, and I’d do it on a regular basis, if I had the time. But time for me is the most expensive commodity, so I need to manage it carefully. Because of that, I have to rely on coffee roasters for my brewing needs. Anyway, I needed some specially roasted beans … Read more

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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Funny Coffee Mugs – The Best Humorous Coffee Mugs

Looking for funny coffee mugs? We have a pretty decent collection. You can even buy them online, if you want one for yourself or to give it to someone dear.Yeah, that morning cup of coffee is best when sipped slowly with the loved ones, from a funny coffee mug. The funny mug that you give … Read more

Coffee Culture From Around the World – The Must-Visit Cities for Coffee Lovers

 

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For centuries people have been drinking coffee. It’s a global phenomenon. In its simplicity in its raw state to its ubiquity in almost every culture, coffee has a huge range of forms throughout the world. Caffeine was first found in Ethiopia in the 17th Century and has spread around the globe since then. From the simple Italian espresso shot to traditional Turkish coffee ceremonies, coffee culture is huge and diverse. In fact, the first coffee shop was opened in Istanbul, Turkey and came to Europe not long after.

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Coffee Gift Ideas – Practical Gift Ideas for Coffee Lovers

Coffee Themed Gift Ideas – Gift Guide We created this list of gift ideas for coffee lovers with the practical side in mind. Sure we saw on Internet some cool looking gifts, (yeah, we read everything coffee related.)  This list, however, is not about cool gadgets, is more about giving a useful gift. Any of … Read more

Beko – Electric Turkish Coffee Maker

My wife asked one morning, wouldn’t be great if we had an electric Turkish coffee maker, as we have for drip coffee, or espresso or the old and faithful percolator? Her question took me by surprise, and I couldn’t believe I didn’t know any electric coffee machines specially designed for this brew. I love Turkish coffee, … Read more

Cappuccino vs Latte vs Mocha, What Are the Differences?

There are a lot of different espresso-based drinks, sometimes this much variety can be confusing. I have a friend who admitted that she didn’t like to go to a coffee shop. She couldn’t choose between macchiato, latte, cappuccino, mocha, and many others because she didn’t know what they were. She was embarrassed to ask the barista what … Read more