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Brew Guide: Steaming Milk

The art of steaming milk is tricky, but worth the dedication required to learn. Keep a close eye on all the small details, and with practice you can become a true pro. Steaming milk can be pretty difficult, and takes around 4 minutes. WHAT YOU NEED Milk Espresso Machine with Steamwand Pitcher Cloth   POUR […]

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Brew Guide: Espresso

Espresso was invented as a way to make coffee “expressly”, as people were in a hurry and didn’t have time to wait 10 minutes to brew their morning pot of coffee. However, over the years, espresso has become more about the taste then the speed. The rich, strong flavor is something that coffee drinkers around […]

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Brew Guide: Pour-Over

Over the past few centuries, many different inventors and coffee companies have developed their own unique method to Pour-Over coffee. By changing the size of the hole and the pattern of the interior ridges, companies have developed different pour-over models that all produce their own unique cup of coffee. For this brew, we used a […]

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Brew Guide: Turkish

Coffee is a huge part of Turkish culture. In fact, traditional houses include special “coffee rooms” specifically for brewing and drinking coffee. In the 17th century, the Turks were spending more time drinking coffee then going to the mosques to pray, so the government made coffee illegal. This, however, didn’t stop the Turks from drinking […]

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Brew Guide: Woodneck

Woodneck brewing originated in Japan in the early 1900s. It’s unique flavor comes from the use of a cloth filter and the slow brewing process. We recommend the Woodneck to those who are truly dedicated to the craft of home brew – it requires patience and precision to get the bold, sweet cup it’s known […]

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Brew Guide: Keurig

The Keurig is one of America’s new favorite ways to brew single-serve coffee. It’s fast and easy, but all those disposable K-cups can be harmful to the environment and your wallet.  How can you avoid these problems? By using a refillable filter like the Solofill, you can save money and save the environment. Using a […]

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Brew Guide: Aeropress

Aerobie, the company that invented the Aeropress, is not a coffee company by origin. Their first product was actually the Aerobie Pro – A flying disk. Alan Adler, the founder of the company, had invented many disk-like toys before he invented the Aeropress. Today, Aeropress is Aerobie’s #1 product and an extremely popular method of one […]

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Moka Pot

Brew Guide: Moka Pot

  Moka Pot was invented in 1933 when Italy’s economy wasn’t doing so swell. It was marketed as an affordable way to enjoy daily espresso at home, and thereby avoiding cafe prices. Today, many people still use the Moka Pot, and it’s known as one of the best ways to get “Stovetop Espresso”. Moka pot […]

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Iced Chemex

Brew Guide: Iced Chemex

There are a lot of ways to make iced coffee, but the Japanese Iced Coffee method is our favorite. It’s quick, and easy. And, for cold-brewing it gives you the brightest, fullest flavor possible. The full flavor is possible because brewing with hot water extracts maximum flavor while cooling instantly protects the flavor from acquiring […]

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Brew Guide: Syphon

The history of Syphon began with a french woman in the mid 1800s, who designed a beautiful coffee brewer that was intended to be displayed at dinner parties during the brew. Over the years, companies across the globe have designed and sold their own versions of the Syphon. The stovetop and burner versions, both of […]

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Brew Guide: Chemex

The Chemex was invented in 1941 by German scientist Dr. Peter Schlumbohm. What began as an experiment with basic laboratory tools came to be one of the most classic brew vessels in history. In fact, the Smithsonian, the Museum of Modern Art, and many other museums have the Chemex on permanent display because of it’s […]

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