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Craft Beer 101: Because the PBR Just Doesn't Cut It Anymore

Get ready to trade in your go to can of fizzy golden brew for a bottle of the good stuff. Here's everything you need to know about craft beer.<p>Not all …

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How To Make Your Own Latte Art at Home

You probably think latte art is the exclusive realm of the fedora-topped baristas at your favorite independent coffee shop. But with a little …

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Canadian Whisky Is Way Better Than You Think

Whisky math problem: If 70 percent of Canada’s whisky is exported to the U.S., but historically 90 percent of the good stuff has stayed in Canada, …

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KQED

One of the most influential publications in the coffee industry is located not in a lab, not in a roastery, and not even in San Francisco, but on a …

Grind 101

Aug 11, 2014<p>When people ask us about better brewing tips, getting the grind right is always at the top of our suggestion list. With that, we present …

Defining What is the God Shot

There's a phrase that's been in use only for the past few years, and one that was started in the newsgroup alt.coffee: the God Shot.<p>It's almost …

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This $3,300 refrigerator has a Keurig coffee maker built in

High-end refrigerators have featured ice-makers and cold water taps for years. But GE thinks what's missing from your fridge is hot coffee.<p>The $3,300 GE Café series refrigerator features a Keurig (GMCR) K-Cup brewer that uses the fridge's filtered water to make a single cup of joe.<p>To make a cup of …

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Coffee and Espresso Drink Glossary

Reading a coffee house menu can sometimes feel like reading Greek, although more correctly, it is deciphering Italian. The following coffee and …

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Prosecco on tap? Assolutamente no! Italian producers in dismay over British pubs serving their fizz like warm beer

It’s been described as flowery, fruity and alluring – and at less than half the price of a bottle of Champagne, Prosecco has found favour among …

10 things every coffee shop owner needs to know

If you're planning to open a coffee shop, odds are you probably love coffee, have a strong belief in community spaces, and are a real dummy. You …

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Adorable & Stylish At-Home Coffee Stations

<b>A cup of coffee in the morning</b> before work or one on a Sunday evening hanging out with your gal pals, if you’re a lover of coffee then the set-up …

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The Beginner's Guide to Buying a Burr Grinder

When it comes to coffee brewing, switching from pre-ground to fresh ground is one of the most striking changes you can make at home. Coffee stales …

Starbucks Releases New Drink Called The Flat White... WTF Is It?

Starbucks kicked off 2015 with a jolt of caffeine, thanks to a new drink unveiled Tuesday morning. We wouldn't have it any other way, of course, but we feel an explainer is in order.<p>The new drink is called a "Flat White," and it's a kind of espresso beverage that originated in Australia in the …

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How The Perfect Cup Of Coffee Boils Down To Four Factors

Welcome to the second instalment in our series Chemistry of Coffee, where we unravel the delicious secrets of one of the most widely consumed drinks …

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Coffee house culture in Vienna: where to get your caffeine hit

Swing open the heavy wooden door, enter one of Vienna's 'living rooms' and it's as though the clocks stopped in 1910. The waiters are just as aloof, the menu still baffles experienced baristas and newspapers outnumber smartphones. Outside life rushes ahead, but the coffee house is a world unto …

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Coffee Grinder Compare: Rancilio KRYO 65 vs. Mazzer Super Jolly

If espresso prep is a primary element of your business, then choosing the right coffee grinder for the job is essential. In fact, you may recall us …

2013 Sexiest Coffee Grinder Alive

<i>This week, People Magazine will name its annual Sexiest Man Alive, and all signs point to Maroon 5 front-man and manscaping coverboy Adam Levine</i> …

The State of the Art: What's New in Coffee Equipment

2014 is almost upon us, and the evolution of the coffee craft marches on. In my opinion, there's a lot of stuff out there right now that falls in the "new hotness" category that history will remember as passing fads. Others are incremental improvements to the collective arsenal of coffee tools. …

Meet 5 Real-Life Milanese Baristi

Fast. Well-dressed. Polite. These are the baristas of Milano, working at the espresso bar in classic destination cafes across the city like Caffe …

Watch a Pulled Espresso Shot Extract in Slow-Motion

A barista at Minneapolis' <b>Spyhouse Coffee</b> filmed his coffeeshop's <b>La Marzocco FB80</b> in slow-motion, capturing the birth of an espresso shot at the <b>leisurely pace of 120 frames per second</b>. The usually 25-second process is stretched to nearly two minutes, and the videographer even offers his own viewing …