How to Make Cold Brew Coffee in Your French Press

Learning how to make French press cold brew will not only result in creating a delicious and refreshing cup, but it will also help you cut back on excessive trips to your favorite coffee shop. No matter your reasons, learning to how to make cold brew coffee from the comfort of your home just makes sense. We’ll teach you a simple way to make French press cold brew. You only need a few tools. You do not have to be an experienced coffee barista to make this successfully. So give it a try. It’s easy, we promise! Cold Brew, Iced Coffee, What’s the Difference? First, we want to clear up some of the confusion around how cold brew is different from iced coffee. Are they both cold? Yes. Are they prepared similarly? No. They are two completely different drinks. If you’re not familiar with the difference between cold brew and…

Coffee Education / May 24, 2018

Espresso Vs. Coffee: What is Espresso?

Have you ever been at a coffee shop, went up to the counter, and instead of ordering something different — you opted for the same drink because you didn’t know what to get? Maybe if you knew how all those drinks were made you’d have a better idea about to get the next time. Let’s start with this: While all those drinks are unique, they all start out as one thing: espresso. But don’t confuse espresso with coffee. They are not the same. Espresso isn’t just a simple cup of black coffee. Espresso takes a lot of work to make. Read on to find out more about what espresso is, the difference between espresso and coffee, and what the difference between coffee and espresso is — that way — you’ll be more confident about what to order the next time you visit your local coffee shop. A Brief History of…

Coffee Education / May 24, 2018

3 Ways to Make Espresso Without an Espresso Machine

Once you’ve tried espresso, it’s hard to go back to regular coffee. But most people think that an espresso drink is only available at a coffee shop, with barista training, or by buying an expensive espresso machine. We are going to let you in on a little secret: You can make espresso without an espresso machine at home. In fact there are several ways to accomplish this, and without the need to use a fancy machine. How To Make Espresso Without an Espresso Machine Let us show you three ways you can make espresso from home with just a few simple supplies. Supplies: AeroPress A Burr grinder Espresso beans Thermometer Tamp Scale Kettle (or regular stove pot) for boiling water Make Espresso with an AeroPress An AeroPress is a plastic, easily portable device used for coffee and espresso making. It’s a manual device that uses air pressure to push the…

Coffee Education / March 23, 2018

Types of Coffee: A Caffeine-Fueled Battle Guide

Are you always making or ordering the same coffee drink? Perhaps you’d like to try different types of coffee, but you don’t know where to start. That’s why we’ve compiled a coffee guide with all the types of coffee drinks — some a bit more rare than others,  but others that may be available at your local coffee shop. Here is Every Type of Coffee That Exists on the Planet. Ever. (Okay, not EVERY type of coffee that exists, but it’s a lot of them). But, before jumping in, let’s first look at a brief description of the different varieties of coffee beans out there so that the next time you take a sip of java, you’ll have a newfound appreciation. Types of Coffee Beans There are four main coffee beans in the world, but only two of them – Arabica and Robusta are consumed in coffee shops everywhere. The…

Coffee Education, New Product, On Trend,  / March 22, 2018