Espresso is, without a doubt, the strongest form of coffee there is. Its super concentrated brewing process and extremely bold taste deter all but the bravest of coffee aficionados from drinking it straight. For the rest of us mere mortals, there have been several espresso and milk combinations created. In today’s espresso addicted world, two beverages have become … [Read more...] about Battle of Espresso Drinks – Macchiato vs. Latte
For your average coffee drinker, choosing a coffee is simply comparing prices and brands at a supermarket. At this store, brand after brand of pre-ground coffee fills the shelves of Wal-Mart, Publix, and other big name stores. But for someone who craves more from their coffee than just a caffeine fix, is there something more? As it turns out, there is. The alternative to … [Read more...] about Fresh Ground Coffee vs. Pre-Ground Coffee – Which is Better?
Making coffee without the use of technology is an extremely enjoyable task. While some prefer to use a machine with more buttons than a mixing board, others take a more hands-on approach. The French press coffee maker is one such hands-on gadget. Since it’s inception in the 1920s, the French press has delighted coffee lovers with its delicious, low-tech coffee. How Does a … [Read more...] about 5 Best French Press Coffee Makers – Review and Top Picks 2018
Ever since coffee was invented, there has been a myriad of inventions geared towards producing the perfect cup of joe. With all of these gadgets, The core method of brewing coffee has stayed the same. You grind up coffee beans, pour hot water into them, and drink the extract. The machines invented to make coffee have ranged in complexity from a mesh filter to an all-in-one … [Read more...] about French Press & Drip Brew – High Tech vs. Low Tech
The feeling of making something with your own hands is almost indescribable. From doing an oil change to grilling steak, that sense of accomplishment is truly intoxicating. However, in many areas, our society has lost that sense. So many things are automated and electronic that we barely know what it feels like to do something by hand. The world of coffee is no different. In … [Read more...] about Hand-made Lusciousness – French Press Coffee