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Mar 13, 2022

Supporting charitable causes with every bag of coffee sold.

Some coffee roasting companies do more than roast amazing, gourmet coffee beans. Some of them also donate a proportion of their profits to a charitable cause.

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Mar 13, 2022

Coffee Reviews in plain English

Reviews of coffees sent to us by coffee roasters and producers from around the world. Always written in plain, non-technical English.

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Mar 13, 2022

Coffee Review: Hugo Breakfast Blend Coffee in support of dog rescue

Hugo Breakfast Blend Coffee is sweet, nutty, and just bold enough to wake you up in the morning. Every purchase supports dog recue centers.

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Mar 13, 2022

Coffee Review: Arbor Day Coffee Blend

Try this Arbor Day coffee blend, grown organically under natural shade in Chiapas, Mexico.

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Nov 23, 2021

Coffee Gear Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season

This year there are numerous gourmet coffee gifts to choose from for the coffee lover in your life.

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Mar 23, 2021

What is mushroom coffee, and should I try it?

QUESTION: Hi, I like to take care of my health and take a few supplements each day. Recently I heard about ‘mushroom coffee’ for the first time. First,

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Feb 24, 2021

How to measure coffee and make a perfect cup of coffee.

Instructions on how to measure coffee and get the right proportion of ground coffee to water. (Hint: Use a standard coffee scoop.)

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Feb 21, 2021

Our demo of the Breville Dose-Control Pro conical burr grinder.

The Breville Dose-Control Pro conical burr coffee grinder helps you get the coarseness of the grind and the weight of ground coffee right every time.

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Feb 11, 2021

A Burr Coffee Grinder? Or a Blade Grinder?

Before you brew your coffee, you need to grind the beans...with a burr coffee grinder or a blade grinder. And your best choice is...

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Feb 10, 2021

Our review of the VSSL JAVA Coffee Grinder

The VSSL JAVA is the perfect hand coffee grinder for coffee lovers who also enjoy the great outdoors.

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