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Ditch the Keurig! Why Aeropress is the Single Cup King

By | August 18th, 2017|Categories: Equipment Reviews|Tags: , , , |

why aeropress is the single cup king I used to hate the idea of a single-cup coffee maker. My experience with single-cup brewing came from an old Keurig which made weak and tasteless coffee. If I wanted a weak and tasteless caffeinated beverage, I’d be a tea drinker. Begrudging the lack of good options for [...]

Aeropress vs Pour Over: Which Method Produces the Best Brew?

By | August 9th, 2017|Categories: Equipment Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

Both the Aeropress and Pour Over methods of making coffee have been gaining quite a bit of traction among bean heads. They’re both affordable methods of making good coffee without resorting to the watery nonsense that comes out of your middle-aged neighbor’s drip coffee maker. They’re also greatly varying methods. Whereas the drip method is [...]

Be Your Own Barista! The Best Espresso Machines Under $1,000

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: Coffee Makers, Equipment Reviews|Tags: , , , |

Good morning fellow coffee enthusiast. We know all too well how mornings go. You’re up but not quite ready to start your day. Your hair is standing up in some spots and flattened in others. Plus, your pajamas are just so comfy and warm. Visions of lattes, macchiatos, and double espressos fill your thoughts, but [...]

Put to the Test: The Best Spill-Proof, Leak-Free Travel Coffee Mugs

By | April 19th, 2017|Categories: Equipment Reviews|Tags: , , |

When you’re on the run with coffee in tow, it’s easy to fear reaching your destination only to find your bag—or the front of your favorite shirt— soaked with coffee. You have the best of intentions: trying to keep some extra cash while simultaneously saving the earth from another styrofoam cup. Fear not, dear reader! [...]

Chemex vs. French Press: Who Wins the Best Coffee Battle?

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Chemex, Equipment Reviews, French Press|Tags: , , , , |

If you’ve been contemplating life beyond the drip coffee maker or don’t need to brew for a crowd, a French press and Chemex are both viable solutions. Both rely on simplicity to get the job done and are reasonably priced. While both begin with a medium/course grind, the extraction method is what sets the two [...]

The Best Coffee For Less: 9 of the Best Coffee Makers Under $100

By | February 25th, 2017|Categories: Equipment Reviews|Tags: , |

These days you don’t have to fork over a ton of beans to score a great coffee maker. For less than $100, you can find coffee makers that are highly customizable that brew to your temperature and flavor specifications. Many will brew as little as one cup or as many as 14. If you want to [...]