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French Press Brewing Guide

The French press is both a device and method for brewing coffee. The device itself is simply a container with a plunger attached to a metal filter, which separates the grounds from the brewed coffee. A major advantage of this brew method is the precision afforded the brewer, given the control over the grind size, water temperature and steeping time. As with any brew method, adjusting any of these elements allows you to personalize what ends up in your cup.

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AeroPress Brewing Guide

The AeroPress gets a lot of odd remarks. Although it looks 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 good reason: at just under thirty bucks it’s extremely affordable, plus it’s quick and easy to use.

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Office Coffee for Millennials

So the workforce is changing. Turns out guys like me born at the tail end of the baby boom, well our days are numbered. Also numbered are the days of the office coffee pot. As a new generation is taking over the workforce their expectations for office coffee are changing.

So some stats from National Coffee Association, for older millennials, those aged 25 to 39, gourmet coffee consumption has doubled in the past 8 years and 50 percent of those older millennials consumed an espresso based beverage within the past week.

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Espresso for Beginners: History and Common Misconceptions

So there are many different ways to make a coffee and In many parts of the world when you order a coffee what you’ll get is espresso. It’s also the coffee part of drinks like the cappuccino, flat white, latte and other drinks collectively referred to as milk-based espresso beverages

Today an up close look at espresso, what it is, and some common misconceptions.

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Espresso Machines for Beginners

So, maybe you love lattes, crave cappuccinos or just really enjoy espresso. And, you’ve decided it’s time to have the ability to make your favorite whenever you want at home or in the office.

In this article I’ll cover the basic types of machines to help you decide which is best for your situation. You will learn the pros and cons of each type. And be sure to stick around for the end of the video. I’ll give you specific suggestions in each category. My “can’t go wrong” picks of machines that have excellent reviews, proven track records and represent good values.

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