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Technivorm Moccamaster SCAA Certified Brewers

Considered by many to be the top of the line in drip coffee makers, Technivorm Moccamaster Coffee Makers are made by hand in the Netherlands and certified by the Specialty Coffee Associations of America and Europe. When you see a Technivorm Moccamaster in someone’s home, you know...

Behmor Brazen Plus Coffeemaker

In our sales office we drink a lot of coffee, and lately we've been brewing the Behmor's Brazen Plus. Having spent quite a bit of time with this capable coffeemaker, I wanted to take some time to talk about some of the features that make it one of my favorite drip machines we...

In Depth look at the Saeco Minuto Class

Today we’re taking a look at the Saeco Minuto Class. It’s a machine that’s worth a look for someone who’s considering a capsule machine for the convenience of a quick cup of coffee, but also wants the ability to make espresso, cappuccinos and lattes.   This...

By Hannah
The Many Ways of Making Coffee and Espresso

Attention caffeine cowboys!  Are you ready to get adventurous? Get ready to become a coffee connoisseur 'cause there’s more than one way to get your go-juice! So if you’re ready to really taste coffee - to experience it more like a fine wine with subtle flavor variations...

By Tracys
French Presses: A Deeper Look at a Deeper Coffee

Un Petit Morceau D’histoire (A Little History) French presses, or press pots, are normally thought of as one of the oldest ways to prepare coffee, however, this is somewhat of a myth. The French press had been conceptualized in the 1800’s, but a fully functional model was not...

By Tracys
Just Brew It: Vietnamese Coffee For the Impending Zombie Apocalypse

If you like your coffee sweet and are afraid of the caffeine deprivation sure to accompany the zombie apocalypse, Vietnamese style coffee is the way to brew. So break into that pantry you stocked up for that whole Y2K thing, and grab some sweetened condensed milk, ice from the freezer that...

By Hannah
How to Brew with the AeroPress

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love show you how to make luxuriously rich, smooth coffee with the Aerobie AeroPress. An alternative to French Press brewing, the AeroPress is fast, inexpensive and also perfect for travel. Available here:...

Keurig Recall: Mini Plus K10 & B31 Models

Contact Keurig if your machine has been recalled at www.miniplusbrewer.com or call toll free at (844) 255-7886

Quick Tip: How Does Your Drip Coffee Measure Up?

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love break down how much ground coffee to use when making drip coffee. Their recommendation comes from the Specialty Coffee Association of America. Bonavita Exceptional Brew: http://www.wholelattelove.com/brands/bonavita Technivorm Moccamaster:...

Just Brew It: French [Fry] Press!

A French Press by any other name--press pot, coffee press, coffee plunger, cafetiere--would taste as sweet… the first models were manufactured in a French Clarinet factory (so you know they’re good!) until the design was picked up by the name synonymous with French Press...

By Hannah
Just Brew It: Handpress[t]o!

Are you a coffee fiend who ventures far from their precious home espresso machine? Do you often stay in motels where coffee is more easily likened to dirty water, and half-way decent espresso is at least three towns away? Or maybe you like to camp, in which case you may be in for a long, hilly...

By Hannah
Just Brew It: J Martinez & the Ibrik

If you read my blog about the history of coffee, you know according to legend coffee was first discovered by a goat herder in the hills of Ethiopia. It spread throughout the region, reaching Turkey, where they developed one of the oldest brewing methods still in use today: the ibrk. I first tried...

By Hannah
Just Brew It: The Aeropress Upright & Inverted

The Aeropress gets a lot of odd remarks. Although it looks like it would be better suited for use on the set of Breaking Bad or Grey’s Anatomy and was developed by a sport toy company, don’t let that confuse you out of trying it. This brewer is adored by the coffee community, and for...

By Hannah
Just Brew It: Pour Over Demystified

I hear this question a lot: what’s so different about pour over, anyway? It seems like an awful lot of work for your coffee. Well, I can see how it would seem intimidating, and I can certainly relate to feeling impatient when it comes to my morning coffee--but pour over brewing does have a...

By Hannah
Coffee in the Office - Part 4

In our last blog we looked at some great brewing methods to make exceptional coffee for one. This time around let’s take a look at brewing for a few. We are talking about options for brewing coffee for a small office, let’s say about 10 people . There are many factors that go into...

New SCAA Certified Brewer: Behmor Brazen Plus

Behmor’s Brazen Plus is one of an elite few home coffeemakers to possess a coveted SCAA (Specialty Coffee Association of America) certification. Utilizing technologies often exclusive to commercial brewers, the Brazen allows users to program the brew temperature between 190-210°F for optimal...

Technivorm Moccamaster: Exceptional Drip Coffee

Each machine is handmade by Technivorm engineers in the Netherlands, and built with two separate heating elements to monitor both the brewing temperature and the temperature of the heating plate. These elements ensure a brew temperature between 198-205°F and a holding temperature between...

Cozy And Warm With A Technivorm

I'm serious when I say I love drip coffee. One of these days I'll be sure to review a semi-automatic or super-automatic, but with the coming of Autumn, I'm perfectly content having a machine like the Technivorm Moccamaster to make me coffee. Yet, this isn't a normal drip coffee....