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October 28, 2021

Sweeteners: How do they affect the flavour of your coffee?

While many of us enjoy drinking our coffee with no milk or sugar, there are plenty of people out there who add something to sweeten their cup. This might be sugar, honey, or artificial sweeteners.  There are so many options for people looking to add sweetness to their cup of coffee. But how exactly do these substances affect cup profile? And how does sugar differ from its alternatives?  To learn… read more

While many of us enjoy drinking our coffee with no milk or sugar, there are plenty of people out there who add something to sweeten their cup. This might be sugar, honey, or artificial sweeteners.  There are so many options… read more

October 12, 2015

5 Steps to Taking Eye-Popping #Coffee Photos

What got you into specialty coffee: the prospect of the most delicious cup you’d ever had or the incredible photos you kept seeing of it?...

October 9, 2015

Vacpot Syphon: The History & Brewing Guide

Total immersion brewing and filter/drip brewing are two worlds that rarely connect. Enter the syphon (also known as a siphon or a vac pot brewer)....

September 8, 2015

What Roast Dates Can Tell You About Your Coffee

Desperate for freshly roasted coffee, but not sure exactly how fresh is best? Its roast date can tell you something, but not everything. Read on,...

August 24, 2015

Arabica And Robusta: What’s The Difference?

Coffee’s has a rich, fascinating history. With third wave coffee, enthusiasts want to know about every step of its creation: the producers that manage the...

August 17, 2015

Kalita Wave: The Story & Brewing Guide

Kalita Who? The Wave is another offering from Kalita Co., the family-owned Japanese company which has been making coffee equipment since the 1950s. The Wave’s...

July 22, 2015

Hario V60: The History & Brewing Guide

They say the soul of the perfect cup of coffee is in the brew, and the V60 dripper really does make a beautiful brew. So what...

May 18, 2015

How Does Coffee Affect Your Brain? Are You Addicted to Caffeine?

Yawns are the body’s silent screams for coffee. *AGREED!* I was curious to find out how little coffee beans that were perfectly picked, roasted and...

January 20, 2015

Why you shouldn’t drink instant coffee

In the US, 7% of people drink instant coffee. In the UK, 77% do. And while I may be a Brit, I’d like to tell...


Which Filter Brew Method Is Best for You?

So, a Popular Question Is; “I Like My Coffee This Way – What Brewing Method Should I Use?” Well, our answer would always be to...