Pumpkin spice coffee

It’s Time to Explore “Pumpkin Spice” Alternatives — Here’s Why

Each season brings its own unique weather, holidays, and seasonal goods. Within the coffee community, "pumpkin spice" beverages tend to fly off the shelves throughout fall. Although this trendy beverage has become somewhat of a fall tradition, there's another side to this popular "flavor" -- one that's anything but healthy or desirable. What Is "Pumpkin … Continue reading It’s Time to Explore “Pumpkin Spice” Alternatives — Here’s Why

Specialty Coffee

The Wide World of Specialty Coffee: Different Tastes for Different Cultures

Specialty Coffee Around the World Specialty coffee means different things to different people. For some Americans, it's nothing more than a quick gulp of liquid caffeine. Other individuals are genuine aficionados who love exploring barrel aged coffee, geisha coffee, and any other great single origin coffee beans they can get their hands on. Different brewing … Continue reading The Wide World of Specialty Coffee: Different Tastes for Different Cultures

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5 Ways Cold Brew Is Superior to Iced Coffee

5 Ways Cold Brew Is Superior to Iced Coffee Cold brew is all the rage in hipster coffee shops around the world right now. And slowly but surely, it is becoming the cold coffee drink of choice among casual drinkers. But it’s important to make the distinction between cold brew and iced coffee, as they’re very … Continue reading 5 Ways Cold Brew Is Superior to Iced Coffee

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Discovering the World of Decaf Coffee

If you're so passionate about your decaf coffee that you hold a craft coffee subscription so you can have regular access to the nicest single origin coffee beans on Earth, you're probably a purist in the best sense of the word. But do you find yourself scanning right past the decaffeinated options among the specialty … Continue reading Discovering the World of Decaf Coffee

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Comparing Home Coffee Brewing Methods

Today's coffee drinker can choose, not only from many types of specialty coffee beans, but also from many popular brewing methods. Let's examine how to brew coffee at home by comparing some of the most common coffee making devices and techniques. Drip Coffee Makers Drip coffee makers offer convenient, automated performance, often including programmable brewing … Continue reading Comparing Home Coffee Brewing Methods