The Great Coffee Grinder Showdown: Burr vs Blade Grinders Compared

The Great Coffee Grinder Showdown: Burr vs Blade Grinders Compared

If you want to make café quality coffee at home, you need to grind your beans fresh for each cup of coffee. Why? There are 3 reasons: Coffee beans start to lose their flavor as soon as they’re ground up, so you’ll get tastier coffee if you grind your beans right before brewing. Pre-ground coffee…

Manual vs Electric Coffee Grinder Comparison – Who should use which?

Manual vs Electric Coffee Grinder Comparison – Who should use which?

Coffee lovers know that a good cup of coffee starts with freshly ground beans. After all, ground coffee beans already lose 60% of their aroma 15 minutes after grinding. But what’s the best way to grind those beans? Should you go for a manual grinder that requires you to put in some elbow grease or…

Is your coffee too sour? The 7 causes & solutions for a great brew! 

Is your coffee too sour? The 7 causes & solutions for a great brew! 

You are looking forward to your cup of coffee, and then – the coffee tastes sour! What a waste! Here are the reasons why your coffee is too sour and how you can fix it in your next brew. Why can coffee taste too sour? There are specific reasons your cup of coffee might taste…

Are Metal or Paper Aeropress Filters Better? Pro Barista’s Opinion!

Are Metal or Paper Aeropress Filters Better? Pro Barista’s Opinion!

When it comes to making a great cup of coffee with an Aeropress coffee maker, there are a lot of variables to consider. One of the most important choices you’ll make is what type of filter to use. In this article, I’ll compare metal vs. paper Aeropress filters to help you decide which is right…

How is coffee roasted? The complex phases of roasting explained

How is coffee roasted? The complex phases of roasting explained

A raw green coffee bean doesn’t smell or taste anything like what we know as roasted coffee: it smells fresh and grassy. It’s hard to imagine that green beans actually contain around 800 aromatic substances. Sounds like a lot? It is! Wine only has 500 identified aromas, much fewer than coffee. What is coffee roasting,…

Aeropress While Traveling – My Experience, What to Pack, & Recipe

Aeropress While Traveling – My Experience, What to Pack, & Recipe

If you’re a coffee geek and need your fix of caffeine while traveling, you have a problem: You won’t find cafés in the mountains when hiking, the instant coffee on the train’s restaurant wagon is not that great, and the cheap hostel reserved by your friends serves black coffee brewed two days ago. I feel…

7 Key Differences Between Arabica vs. Robusta Coffee

7 Key Differences Between Arabica vs. Robusta Coffee

There are two main types of beans: Arabica and Robusta. While they may look similar, these beans have different flavor profiles and are used differently. There are several key differences between these two types of coffee, with Arabica often considered higher quality. But is it? Let’s have a look at the differences and similarities between…

How to Make Espresso with Aeropress – 5-star Recipe ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

How to Make Espresso with Aeropress – 5-star Recipe ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Have you ever tried making coffee at home using an Aeropress coffee maker? If not, you should try it because it makes a great cup of coffee. You can also use Aeropress to make a decent espresso! Sort of… There are several recipes online, and after experimenting with a few, I think I’ve arrived at…

Using a Nutribullet to Grind Coffee? Read These Tips First!

Using a Nutribullet to Grind Coffee? Read These Tips First!

Like most people, you probably use your Nutribullet to make smoothies and other healthy drinks. But did you know that with the right blade, you can also use it as a blade grinder to grind coffee beans?  Well, sort of… You can definitely grind coffee in a Nutribullet, but the resulting grinds will be different…

How to make flat white coffee at home – A fun and tasty challenge!

How to make flat white coffee at home – A fun and tasty challenge!

Making flat white coffee at home is like having your own personal barista right in your kitchen! There’s nothing quite like the rich, creamy taste of a homemade flat white – and with just two main ingredients, it’s easy to whip up one of these delicious drinks any time you want.  This recipe will teach you…