Siphon Coffee

The art, the craft & the flavor

Siphon coffee is among the most artistic and most scientific ways to brew, and it happens to make great-tasting coffee too. For those who love the visual appeal of a Chemex or French press, siphon brewing is also worth exploring.

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Doppio Espresso

What is a Doppio? How to Order, Make & Drink Double Espresso

The double espresso has become a cafe standard. Almost everyone who’s ordered at a cafe has enjoyed a doppio, whether alone or in a larger beverage. From how to order one to how to drink it, here’s all you need to know about a doppio espresso.

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Pour Over Coffee

Pour-Over Coffee: Coffee Brewed By Hand

The manual pour over was once the most common coffee maker, but it fell out of favor as more convenient brew methods emerged. The pour over is seeing a resurgence among specialty coffee drinkers, however, as aficionados look for a brew method that allows for lots of control over brewing variables. With experienced hands, the brew method makes great-tasting coffee.

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The Best Gifts for Coffee Snobs

Anyone who is passionate and knowledgeable about any topic can be intimidating to buy for. This guide will help you navigate the pitfalls of buying for a self-described coffee snob. These products are of the highest quality and come recommended, not only by us, but by other coffee experts as well. Organized by budget, you will find a variety of gifts that you can be proud to present to the coffee snob in your life!

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Cascara – coffee cherry tea

Cascara sits at the intersection of coffee and tea, coming from the coffee plant but brewing (and looking) much more like tea. The beverage has been enjoyed for centuries in coffee-growing regions and is now becoming more common in coffee-drinking countries.

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Nel Drip Coffee

Nel Drip Coffee: Coffee Brewed Like Tea

Nel drip coffee is a historic pour-over technique that’s unlike any other brew method, and embracing the drip coffee requires forgetting virtually everything known about modern brewing. Because of its unique technique, the method produces a distinctive profile that’s garnered a local following even today.

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Moka Pot Coffee

The Moka Pot is a stovetop coffee maker that brews espresso-like coffee, but is less expensive and easier to use than a full-fledged espresso machine. While common throughout Southern Europe, Latin America and Australia, the coffee maker isn’t as widely used in the United States (see below for why). If you’re less familiar with the Moka Pot, here’s a guide to what it is, what it brews and how to use one.

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Bonavita Variable Temperature Kettle

The Bonavita 1.0L Variable Temperature Electric Kettle affords some of the greatest control over heating water, but it’s debatable whether such control is needed for brewing coffee. I’d purchase the kettle again based on my 2 years of ownership — but for tea and not coffee.

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A Guide To The History Of Coffee

A Guide To The History Of Coffee

We are living in a coffee crazy world. This well known drink can be found all over the world. It has many looks, can be used in many ways, and its smell is instantly recognizable! Although we have heard of coffee, very few of us understand the complex history that comes with it.  Trends have …

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