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Best Coffee Accessories: The Kitchen Tools That Are Worth Buying

Making coffee feels like the simplest thing in the world, right? The International Coffee Organization (yep, that's a thing!) estimates that 1.6 billion cups of coffee are drunk worldwide every single day. We should all know how to do it and what we need, right? Well, sort of. We all probably know …

Cold-brewed Coffee Recipe by Jacqui Gabel

<b>This recipe makes a strong concentrate and is meant to be diluted.</b><br>By Jacqui Gabel<p>I’ve been drinking cold-brewed iced coffee all week. I made the …

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Powerful And Creamy Indian Espresso Coffee

<b>Arundhuti Rama brews a powerful but yet creamy cup of prime Indian joe.</b> <i><br>By Arundhuti Rama</i><p>Coffee is India’s favourite beverage. A cup of it over a …

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Testing: The Handpresso

<b>Can you make really good coffee with just the help of your biceps? Kalle Bergman decides to find out, and tests the Handpresso Machine.</b> <i><br>Text By Kalle</i> …

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Cool Beans: 5 Great Cold Brew Coffee Makers

Iced coffee has been a longstanding warm-weather alternative to the hot stuff since forever, but there have always been drawbacks. As you’d expect, …

What's Your Iced Coffee Method?

I don't always agree with IsItIcedCoffeeWeather.com about whether we've hit the frosty-coffee season. As long as the sun is out (even if the wind is brisk), I'm game for a cool afternoon caffeine kick. But these days there's an entire menu of possible iced coffee brewing methods...even if you're …

The Serious Eats Guide to Pourover Coffee

Whether you call it by-the-cup, hand-brewed, or manually brewed coffee, anytime you're creating a fresh, single cup experience by pouring water over coffee into a cone, you're making a "pourover"—a flavorful, clean-tasting way to express the qualities of drip coffee (that can hold myriad subtle and …

How 3 Specialty Coffee Roasters Got Their Start

We all know there's something beyond getting coffee to taste a particular way than just how it's grown, or how we brew it. The way a roaster approaches the practice of roasting—their own unique combination of graphs and data points, training and experimentation, computers and science, feel, smell, …

Behind the Coffee Drink: The Flat White

<i>We've provided a visual glossary to help you know one coffee beverage from another, but aren't some of them just a little more on the confusing side? For those who've lost sleep at night wondering about—or after drinking too many—Flat Whites, we present this first in a series of stories about what</i> …

The A-Z of Single-Origin Coffee

<i>This post originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>Answer by Peter Baskerville, started over 20 cafes</i><p>As espresso coffee connoisseurs continue their quest for a perfect shot, many are led to explore the varietal character of coffee beans that have a single geographical origin and cultivar. In tasting or cupping …

Stimulating Work: 5 Careers in Specialty Coffee

Thinking about breaking into the coffee biz? Here are five gigs that have the potential to become the best part of waking up.<p>Coffee Roaster<p>Turning green beans brown is the ultimate act of coffee alchemy, and it's a job that requires an intimate understanding of coffee chemistry and the …

An Iced Coffee That Outsmarts The Summer Heat

It’s iced-coffee season, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! You see, mastering your morning fix at home is easy, especially with our homemade …

Coffee Varieties: Gesha

Variety isn't just the spice of life: It's also one of the most beautiful and exciting things about coffee. We've been exploring some of the diversity that exists among coffee plants lately, starting with the heirloom coffees of Ethiopia. Today we'll peek at a coffee with an exotic flavor to match …

Best iced coffee recipe: cold brewing with mint is the best method.

Dear readers, I have a confession. I was doing iced coffee wrong. During these asphalt-melting days of summer, the last thing I wanted to do was …

The Espro Press: The Rebirth of the French Press – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

If you’re a fan of the French press, but not the fine particles that cloud your brew, the Espro Press is about to change your morning cup for the …

Hario Sommelier Gives New Shape to the Syphon – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

The syphon (or vacuum coffee maker) is one of those brew methods that truly embodies coffee geekdom. Everything about it feels more like a science …

Dinh’s Win: Story of an AeroPress Champion – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Last month the Swedish AeroPress Championship, one of many national championships taking place around the world, was held at Koppi Coffee in …