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Coffee Basics

Coffee beans, water, and milk. Put them together and you have the latte, the cappuccino, the flat white, the macchiato, the cortado/gibraltar… I could …

It used to be that the Arabica vs Robusta debate was simple: Arabica good, Robusta bad. But now and then, you’ll hear someone make the case …

Honey, dry, washed, pulped natural… do you ever look at your coffee packaging and wonder what on earth these mean? Or, perhaps more importantly, …

Ever wondered how your coffee grows? It may be called a “bean” but, actually, it’s a seed – and it grows inside a coffee …

Have you ever had a coffee that was roasted poorly? You know what I’m talking about – it has that bitter, smoky, and just …

“Mm, cranberries, with a distinctly orangey acidity… mm… and red wine,” said the barista to my right, furiously jotting this down on his little …

It’s mysterious, hip, and what everybody seems to want. It can cause consternation for baristas who don’t actually know how to make it. It’s …

Total immersion brewing and filter/drip brewing are two worlds that rarely connect. Enter the syphon (also known as a siphon or a vac pot …

Desperate for freshly roasted coffee, but not sure exactly how fresh is best? Read on, we’ve got all the answers you need—and some of …

Coffee’s rich history has fascinated many. With third wave coffee, enthusiasts want to know about every step of its creation: the farmers that manage …