Is Nitrogen Flushed Coffee Safe?

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Coffee is best served as fresh as possible. While there’s always the coffee shop downtown to serve you a fresh cup, when making coffee at home you will have to rely on bags of coffee beans that have already been roasted. The caveat to that is that after the producers/growers roast the beans they will […]

How Long Does Ground Coffee Last?

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Nothing beats a cup of coffee in the morning. Some people like to grind their own beans, but others understandably don’t always have the luxury of time to make fresh ground coffee. Instead, they reach for some pre-ground coffee to brew. Whichever side of the fence you stand on, it’s important to make sure your […]

Is Coffee Good for Gamers?

Is Coffee Good for Gamers

As most avid video game players know, time almost always seems to fly by. A mere hour-long session in your head is actually four, five, six hours, and over that in reality. There’s a good chance that you often feel how really draining long sessions can be. Over time, you will find how your energy […]

Why is Coffee called Joe or Java?

Why is Coffee called Joe or Java

There are around a hundred species of coffee in the world and nearly countless styles of coffee drinks. Ranging from a shot (or several shots,) of Expresso, to a cup Americano, Cappuccino, or plain Black. Coffee goes by many names in different places and regions in the world. But a couple of the most universal […]

Does Light Roast Coffee have Less Caffeine?

Light Roast Coffee

There are countless ways to make your coffee, french press, percolator, instant, and so on. Just as there are ways to brew it, there are thousands, perhaps even more ways to have it, drink it black, have it iced, mocha, latte, or come up with a unique artisan hybrid drink. But many folks just want […]

Which Type of Espresso Machine Should I Buy?

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If you’ve already started your espresso machine search, then you know that there are a ton of espresso machines out there. In fact, there are so many out on the market today that it can be difficult to determine which one is best for your particular espresso wants and needs. The most popular types of […]

Is Robusta Coffee Healthy?

Is Robusta Coffee Healthy

Whether or not you’re a casual coffee lover or a bonafide bean-head, you’ve likely heard a Robusta coffee in one form or another. The Robusta beans make a highly-acidic and notoriously bold and cup of joe. But these bitter beans can have some surprising benefits for your health. So, is Robusta Coffee healthy? Research shows […]

What Espresso Machine does Starbucks Use?

What Espresso Machine does Starbucks Use

If you’re like most people you won’t be able to start your day without your morning cup. Starbucks, in particular, has cashed into this need with an array of different coffee drinks using state-of-the-art technology to brew great-tasting beverages. Tell me a little bit about Starbucks. Originally founded in 1971 by a few friends, the […]

Can you use Normal Coffee in an Espresso Machine?

Can you use Normal Coffee in an Espresso Machine

To understand whether or not it is wise to put coffee in an espresso machine, we first have to differentiate between coffee and espresso. The two types of highly caffeinated beverages have distinct differences, not only in the way they are made, prepared, and served, but in the way they taste and the ingredients used […]

Best Pressure for an Espresso Machine and Why Does It Matter?

Best Pressure for an Espresso Machine

Many of us love enjoying a good cup of espresso in the morning, as a decadent dessert, or just as a special treat to let ourselves know we did a good job today. Luckily to be a coffee enthusiast you don’t have to know all the ins-and-outs of how these espresso machines work, because as […]