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Best Commercial Espresso Machines 2019 [Buying Guide]

Best Commercial Espresso Machine For Your Coffee Shop You need a commercial espresso machine for your business. To be perform under the pressure of a working environment an espresso machine needs to fulfil speed and capacity requirements that are significantly higher than what you would need at home.When it comes to your business it isn’t worth compromising […]

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The HandGround Coffee Grinder Review

The HandGround Coffee Grinder ReviewGood things take time. Would you agree? Both you and I enjoy the ritual of grinding coffee with a hand grinder. It’s part of the process of making good coffee. Hand grinding coffee is a form of meditation. And somehow, hand ground coffee tastes better. I’ve experimented with hand grinders for years. While most […]

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The Beehouse Coffee Dripper Review

The Beehouse Coffee Dripper ReviewAs the name suggests, pour over coffee is all about the pour. With some brewers you can get everything else right, but none of that matters if you screw up that first step. It is so meticulous that sometimes it’s downright depressing. But before you switch to Prozac to console yourself over another […]

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Hario V60 Review: Our In-Depth Review + Buying Tips

Hario V60 Review – The Best Pour Over Contraption Ever Invented?Perfection doesn’t always come in a shiny electronic gadget. Sometimes the simplest tools are better than the most complex machines. If you are a do-it-yourselfer (like me), then manual coffee holds a special place in your heart. And if you love manual coffee then you should become […]

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Breville Coffee Grinder Reviews – The Top 3

Breville Coffee Grinder Reviews – The Top 3Just as Coca-Cola dominates soft drinks, Breville dominates kitchen appliances. As a one-stop-shop for kitchen gadgets, the brand has expanded its umbrella of awesomeness to include coffee grinders. Great coffee grinders. Breville has created many coffee grinders over the years. It’s three most recent creations, however, are undoubtedly its best. Today we […]

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Kalita Wave Review – Why We’re Smiling

Kalita Wave Dripper Review – Why We’re SmilingLike an unstoppable wave, pour over is taking the coffee world by storm. Yet, between the overly difficult and the wannabes, it’s hard to find a manual dripper for the casual coffee connoisseur. Luckily we have the Kalita coffee dripper, a happy marriage between high-quality craft brewing and approachability. Continue on […]

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The Porlex Mini Hand Grinder Review

The Porlex Mini Hand Grinder ReviewThere is nothing quite as wonderful as having a kick-ass coffee maker set up (besides actually drinking kick-ass coffee), but what is one to do when traveling? Find a local coffee shop happy to overcharge you for a cup? What about when you go camping? These are potentially devastating issues that I […]

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Flat vs Conical Burr Grinder: What You Should Know

The Flat vs Conical Burr Grinder – Defining the Differences Work, sports, or eating stuff: we all have our obsessions. Mine is coffee (and eating stuff). To the suburban dwellers ordering a “venti, extra whip, skinny caramel frappuccino” at Starbucks, the nuances of coffee are about as imperceivable as their mounting credit card debt, but for you, […]

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Hario V60 vs Chemex – Manual Drip Coffee Maker Showdown

Chemex vs Hario V60 [Manual Drip Coffee Maker Showdown]Smooth, flavourful, and delicious is how many describe their favourite pour-over brew. This is why it’s no surprise that many are leaving bulky, mechanical Brewers to the coffee shops, and choosing pour-over brewers instead.Where there’s passion, there’s debate, and in the world of meticulous coffee aficionados and […]

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