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10 Best Sumatra Coffee: Unusual Beans with Extraordinary Flavor

10 Best Sumatra Coffee: Unusual Beans with Extraordinary Flavor

Ever wonder what makes Starbucks coffee unusually delicious? It's all in the choice of coffee beans! As a matter of fact, Starbucks uses Sumatra coffee beans in some of its coffee blends to balance the taste of its roast. That's why Starbucks is one of the primary...

What’s the Best Coffee for Cold Brew?

What’s the Best Coffee for Cold Brew?

We’ve chosen nine great coffees to try for your next cold brewing session at home. It's hard to drink hot coffee when it’s hot outside. So, to please my cold beverage craving I thought I’d give cold brew coffee a shot. It’s very popular lately so we've spent hours...

Top 10 Best Light Roast Coffee Options

Top 10 Best Light Roast Coffee Options

Light roast coffee is not for everyone. It has different flavors than dark roast because it is more vibrant and has less oil but it can also seem watery or more sour to some. Big Cup of Coffee has made a list of the top 10 light roast coffee options worth brewing. Our...

25 Best Coffee Subscriptions for 2020

25 Best Coffee Subscriptions for 2020

What do you do if you're missing your favorite joe while in self-quarantine? Do you order online from coffee shops like Scooter's and Starbucks just to satisfy those coffee cravings? Do you regularly check Amazon.com in hopes for a restock on your favorite Blend?...

Best Coffee Maker with a Grinder 2020

Best Coffee Maker with a Grinder 2020

Long ago, having a coffee maker at home was a luxury. Today, it’s a necessity. Many people have found the convenience of owning a coffee maker at home. Not only does it allow you to get unlimited refills of coffee but you get to LOVE what you brew and drink because...

Best Espresso Machine Under $200

Best Espresso Machine Under $200

After tasting a “proper” espresso from your favorite coffee shop you’re probably thinking of brewing your own coffee at home. Unfortunately, owning an espresso machine that most professional baristas use can be a bit painful to our pockets. Don’t get worked up! We’ve...

Best Dark Roast Coffees for 2020

Best Dark Roast Coffees for 2020

What's the difference between dark roast coffee and all the others? Is there more caffiene in dark roast? Is it stronger? We'll help you find your favorite dark roasts, learn all you need to know about the roasting process, the flavors, how much caffiene, and where to...

Best Coffee Grinders 2020

Best Coffee Grinders 2020

At a Glance: The Best Coffee Grinders for 2020 BEST OVERALL GRINDER : OXO Brew Conical Burr BEST CONICAL BURR GRINDER: Baratza Encore BEST BLADE GRINDER: Quiseen One-TouchBEST MANUAL GRINDER: RetroBEST CAMPING GRINDER: Java Presse Learn what are the best coffee...

Best Coffee Makers 2020

Best Coffee Makers 2020

At a Glance: Best Coffee Makers 2020 We've selected and categorized by the best coffee makers of 2020 for you to add to your counter-top, your drawer, or your daily routine. Whether you're out in the woods or in charge of the morning routine, you need a coffee maker...

Best Coffee Beans of 2020

Best Coffee Beans of 2020

This is a list of the best coffee beans of 2020 available online. They represent what's available across the globe from the top ten producing countries. Use this guide to get started finding your favorite coffee beans and where they come from. We've provided different...

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The quality of your coffee beans can make a huge difference in the flavor and aroma of your morning cup. But how do you figure out which beans are the best?

We have a list of best coffee beans for you to try, but before we get there, let’s talk about the fundamentals of beans and how they’re measured, ranked and categorized.

OUR FAVORITE COFFEE MAKERS

The only thing worse than starting your day without a warm cup of coffee? Starting it with a bitter mouthful of burnt-tasting java. Ugh.

Some coffee makers seem to be a safe ticket to over-extraction land, but some others are guaranteed to provide you with a barista-worthy black coffee. So how do you avoid buying the first type?

OUR FAVORITE COFFEE grinders

You’ve got your bean and coffee maker picked out. Now, how do you plan on grinding those beans for a fresh brew?

Wanna grind for different methods? Read on. Your grinder will be the most important piece of your coffee equipment, so take the time to consider these features in order to make the best informed choice!

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Tiny Footprint Coffee: A Coffee Roaster with an Environmental Cause

Tiny Footprint Coffee: A Coffee Roaster with an Environmental Cause

The global population today marks 7.8 billion. Many scientists predicted that in 50 years, there's be a population boom to 9.8 billion. Although it will shrink to 8.8 billion by 2100, it's still not good news. That's because the environment would likely suffer from...

10 Best Sumatra Coffee: Unusual Beans with Extraordinary Flavor

10 Best Sumatra Coffee: Unusual Beans with Extraordinary Flavor

Ever wonder what makes Starbucks coffee unusually delicious? It's all in the choice of coffee beans! As a matter of fact, Starbucks uses Sumatra coffee beans in some of its coffee blends to balance the taste of its roast. That's why Starbucks is one of the primary...

What’s the Best Coffee for Cold Brew?

What’s the Best Coffee for Cold Brew?

We’ve chosen nine great coffees to try for your next cold brewing session at home. It's hard to drink hot coffee when it’s hot outside. So, to please my cold beverage craving I thought I’d give cold brew coffee a shot. It’s very popular lately so we've spent hours...

Top 10 Best Light Roast Coffee Options

Top 10 Best Light Roast Coffee Options

Light roast coffee is not for everyone. It has different flavors than dark roast because it is more vibrant and has less oil but it can also seem watery or more sour to some. Big Cup of Coffee has made a list of the top 10 light roast coffee options worth brewing. Our...

Pour Over Vs Drip Coffee: What’s the Difference?

Pour Over Vs Drip Coffee: What’s the Difference?

On a daily basis, Americans drink three cups of coffee on average, but what kind? How do Americans prepare their coffee? In this review, we’ll differentiate between two of the most common and simple brewing methods: pour over vs drip coffee. Find out how you can...

Tandem Coffee: A Taste of Portland, Maine

Tandem Coffee: A Taste of Portland, Maine

Best value is a big, catchy phrase. Whenever people hear or see this in sizeable, bold placards, the first thing they ask is "what will I get?" In this review, we've put everything you don’t know about Tandem Coffee Roasters into full view. We've included detailed...

Kicking Horse Coffee Review: Good from the Ground Up?

Kicking Horse Coffee Review: Good from the Ground Up?

Kicking Horse Coffee is a kickass roaster of specialty coffee that makes choosing an all-time favorite difficult. In this review, we look at the different roasts that horse kick coffee offers. It includes Kickass, Three Sisters, Smart Ass, Hoodoo Jo, Pacific Pipeline,...

Crema Co Coffee – How Subscription Coffee Should Be

Crema Co Coffee – How Subscription Coffee Should Be

Finding the right third-wave artisan coffee is not rocket science. You simply need to navigate yourself to the right coffee marketplace. But what’s the best coffee marketplace to go if you’re too picky about good quality coffee? Here’s our Crema Co coffee subscription...

Pachamama Coffee Review: Redefining Cooperatives in Coffee

Pachamama Coffee Review: Redefining Cooperatives in Coffee

The coffee farmers behind the success of Pachamama are bold and fearless. With the commodity price for coffee recently as low as $0.50 per pound, the third generation of coffee farms is dwindling and specialty coffee cultivation is not presently profitable to small...

Is DeLonghi Magnifica Esam 3300 Worth the Price?

Is DeLonghi Magnifica Esam 3300 Worth the Price?

As you watch the baristas at Starbucks or Scooter’s Coffee press the button to make your favorite espresso, you can’t help wondering whether or not you could bring a super-automatic espresso machine to your home. Would buying one leave you penniless? Stop daydreaming...

Why Happy Cup Coffee Invests in Their Community and You Should Too

Why Happy Cup Coffee Invests in Their Community and You Should Too

This pandemic has taught people to rethink their choices and goals for the future. If you’re starting to write your bucket list of brands to support in a post-coronavirus world, then you may want to consider buying from Happy Cup Coffee, from Portland, Oregon. for...