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featuring the world's best coffees, coffee gear, and brew tips.

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The Emperor's New Beans: The Buzz on Specialty Coffee

How to choose the best coffee beans, and how to avoid stale coffee and overblown coffee marketing. Support your local coffee roaster community.

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Single Origin Coffee Versus Blends

Learn the difference between single origin coffees and coffee blends to discover which type is best for your palate.

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5 Coffee Myths Debunked

Learn about the most common coffee myths about beans, brewing, caffeine and whether sobering up with a cup of joe actually works.

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4 Easy Ways to Brew Coffee Outdoors or Camping

If you're the outdoorsy type, you know there's nothing quite like enjoying a freshly-brewed cup of coffee after you climb out of your sleeping

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Brazilian Coffee: A Chocolaty Coffee History

Learn the story of seduction behind Brazil's first coffee plant and how the Brazilian coffee industry continues to boom today.

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All About Yirgacheffe Coffees from Ethiopia

Learn about natural processed Ethiopian Coffees from the Yirgacheffe region, one of the world's most prized sources of single origin coffee.

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Iced Coffee 101: All Aboard the Polar Express

A simple how-to on iced coffee: the best beans, two great recipes, and our recommendations for easy, delicious cold brewed coffee.

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Why Coffee Bean Freshness Matters

How to get the best flavor from your coffee. Why coffee bean freshness matters, and how to keep your beans as fresh as possible.

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Everything You Need to Know About Grinding Coffee

Grinding your coffee is an important variable in making the best cup possible. Here is everything you should know about grinding coffee.

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Espresso Beans - Mythical Beast like the Hydra

Espresso is a way of making coffee under pressure, and not a bean type, bean origin, or any special kind of coffee bean, despite