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How to Talk About Coffee like a Connoisseur

Coffee 101 – Part 2

Like tastes in perfume or wine, coffee preference is personal. One person's elixir of life could be another person's overroasted swamp water. Knowing the coffee-specific vocabulary that baristas use to describe drinks can help you find coffees you love without getting hung up in matters of opinion.

How to Buy the Best Coffee Beans for Your Specialty Coffee System

Coffee 101 – Part 1

Using low-quality coffee beans in a premium coffee system is like putting regular gas in a Maserati: it will work, but it would be doing a disservice to the machine. To produce the ideal espresso, Americano, latte or cappuccino, specialty coffee makers need Specialty Coffee beans.