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    Preground vs Grind Fresh

    Updated: April 8, 2018 I make a lot of assumptions. I assume that the train at that platform over there is going to leave any second – it’s usually not. I also assume that…

    September 23, 2017
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    Immersion vs Percolation vs Espresso

    Updated: April 12, 2018 Coffee is a drink. The drink is made from ground coffee beans. The ground coffee needs to interact with hot water so that the soluble coffee compounds dissolve. That’s about…

    September 23, 2017
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    Where to Buy Fantastic Coffee in your Hometown

    Sit yourself down, pick up a notebook and a pencil and pretend it’s 1997, cause you’re back in school! If you can put down your pogs and your Tamagotchis for just a second, I’m…

    September 23, 2017
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    Just what the hell is… Dry and Wet Processing?

    When talking about coffee, processing is the first stage in how coffee beans are made. It involves taking the coffee cherries from the tree and turning then into green, unroasted beans that can be…

    September 23, 2017
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    The Top 4 Most Forgiving Methods to Brew Coffee

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    September 22, 2017
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    Just what the hell is… Crema?

    What crema is Crema, or espresso crema, as defined by the foremost encyclopedic oracle of our times (…Google): Crema is the thin layer of brown foam that sits at the top of freshly made…

    September 22, 2017
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    Arabica vs Robusta

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    September 22, 2017
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    Best Cold Brew Coffee Maker 2017

    If you’ve been anywhere near a happening Third Wave coffee shop in the last 5 years you will not have missed the phenomenon that is Cold Brew coffee. It seems like every independent coffee…

    September 22, 2017