Help and advice on how to make gourmet coffee at home.

gourmet coffee makers and coffee grinders


At Coffee Detective we take a common sense approach to helping you make the best gourmet coffee.

We give you the straight facts...so you can explore, taste and enjoy some wonderful coffees...and brew them at home to get the best from their unique flavors.

Browse through these pages for help in choosing some wonderful gourmet specialty coffee beans, plus advice on buying the best coffee makers, single serve brewers and coffee grinders.


Find the best home coffee maker.

The coffee gear I would buy a friend for the Holidays.

How to choose the best coffee maker.

An overview of single serve coffee makers.

Our review of the Bonavita BV1800 coffee maker.

Our review of the Tassimo T55 Single Cup Home Brewing System.


Top how-to tips for making great coffee. 

How to measure coffee to make the perfect brew.

What is the correct water temperature for brewing coffee?

What is the correct temperature for serving coffee?

Choosing between dark and medium roast coffees.






Coffee topics our readers are asking about the most.

Can I still get one of the original Keurig brewers, like the B40 Elite?

How can I descale my Keurig Brewer?

Has Maxwell House coffee gone bad?

Drip or percolated coffee - Which is best?

How many times can I use the same K-Cup?


coffee videos

Watch our coffee videos

best coffee makers

Find the best coffee makers

single cup brewers

Look for single-serve brewers

health benefits of coffee

This 9-page report tells you about some of the surprising, and important health benefits of drinking coffee.

 

This report is yours FREE when you sign up for the Coffee Detective Newsletter

"The Health Benefits of
Drinking Coffee"

Sign up below and we'll provide a link where you can download your report immediately.

Email

Name

Then

Your e-mail address is totally secure, and will be used only to send you The Coffee Detective Newsletter.





Follow me on Google+


Follow Me on Pinterest





What's new...

  1. It seems people will love you forever if you give them a coffee maker.

    Yes, people are passionate about coffee and coffee makers. And it seems people are super-grateful when someone actually gives them one as a gift. They

    Read More

  2. Which breakfast goes best with coffee?

    If you are reading this, I assume you always have a coffee with your breakfast. The question is, what kind of breakfast do you like with your coffee?

    Read More

  3. Static shock "killed" my Keurig!

    QUESTION: I have a K65 Special Edition, which has been working flawlessly. Last night, I came in, pulled off my jacket and reached over to the Keurig

    Read More

  4. Sometimes it isn't the coffee maker that's broken. It's you.

    For many of us, coffee is an essential part of waking up in the morning. Without it, we can get really grumpy. As you can see from a previous coffee buzz

    Read More

  5. Choosing an Online Coffee Store

    You may already have a favorite online coffee store you buy from. If not, or if you want to try a different store, here are some pointers to help you choose.

    Read More