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

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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.

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Find the coffee maker that's best for you

single cup brewers

Choose the right single-serve brewer

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Reviews of the top home coffee makers.

The iCoffee Opus single serve K-Cup brewer.

The Breville Duo-Temp Pro home espresso machine.

The Bonavita BV1800 coffee maker.

The Tassimo T55 Single Cup Home Brewing System.

The Chemex pour-over brewer.


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?


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