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  1. The Best Gifts for Coffee Lovers

    PRE-BLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL: Anyone who places an order for a Coffee & Vinyl Pairings gift subscription between 9 am PST and 12 am PST on Tuesday, November 22nd gets a free 7″ bonus vinyl from our archives. No code necessary! Coffee is obviously one of our favorite things so it’s no surprise that when the Continue…

    For an easy shopping experience, click through the bottom slideshow to take you directly to a few of the products on our wish list.

  2. How To Make Coffee: The Perfect Aeropress Technique

    I love my Aeropress. It’s super easy to use: add coffee, add water, and press. Although that’s a bit of a simplification, it really is hard to go wrong. I’m also a fan of how portable it is. Virtually indestructible, you can cram it into any carry on bag while you’re traveling. I bring one Continue…

  3. The Six Best Ways To Make Pour Over and Immersion Coffee

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    A good pour over can change the way you think about coffee. At least we found that to be true the first time we tried manually brewed pour over coffee. Hand crafted coffee provides you with the ability to control every variable in the brewing process (i.e. dose, grind size, water temperature, pour speed, bloom Continue…

  4. How To Make Coffee: The Perfect French Press Technique

    Honestly, I was a skeptic. For years, I didn’t take french press coffee seriously. Most of the coffee I’d been served from a french press wasn’t very good. It wasn’t bad – certainly better than an automatic drip machine – but also not as good as coffee prepared with a ceramic dripper or in a Continue…

  5. 6 Great Coffee Subscriptions

    There are so many great methods for home brewing delicious coffee. For example, you can use a V60 dripper, a Chemex, a Woodneck Drip Pot, an Ibrik, and so forth. However, the most important step in brewing delicious coffee isn’t the process – it’s the coffee itself. The best coffee is freshly roasted, ground immediately Continue…

  6. How To Make Coffee: Turkish Coffee

    Although Kasey and I both enjoy espresso, we rarely make it at home. When we want a strong and deep bite of coffee at home we brew a pot of Turkish coffee instead. The deep, earthy flavors of Turkish coffee are good anytime, but we particularly enjoy it following a meal. To make Turkish coffee Continue…

  7. How To Make Pour Over Coffee: With a Chemex

    In addition to making food and listening to music, brewing my morning cup of coffee is one of those rituals that I hold most sacred. After all, for me, a good day starts with a mug of perfectly-brewed pour over coffee. Indeed, we’ve previously sung the praises of pour over coffee brewing. Compared to an automatic Continue…

  8. How To Make Coffee: Cold Brew Coffee

    You may have noticed that many boutique coffee shops offer something called cold brew coffee. If you’re not familiar with it, the first thing you need to know is that it’s not the same thing as iced coffee. Iced coffee refers to the process of pouring hot (or once hot) coffee over ice. Cold brew Continue…

  9. How To Make Coffee: Using A Woodneck Drip Pot and Flannel Filter

    We’ve previously examined the benefits of preparing your coffee using the pour over method. If you’ve ordered a cup of coffee from a specialty coffee roaster such as Blue Bottle Coffee, Four Barrel, Stumptown, Sight Glass, etc. then you’ve probably tasted the benefits of pour over coffee. Basically, it just tastes better. That’s because pour over Continue…

  10. How To Make Coffee: Using A Swan-Neck Kettle

    In addition to explaining the process of preparing coffee at home, our latest series will also examine the tools you need for making great coffee at home including grinders, kettles, drip pots, and so forth. To begin with, we’ll take a look at the swan neck kettle. If you’ve begun preparing coffee using the pour Continue…

  11. How To Make Pour Over Coffee

    How To Make Pour Over Coffee

    This is the second installment of our new coffee series. You can also read the first post about the difference between light and dark roast coffee. It’s less convenient and more time consuming. Nonetheless, “pour over coffee” is the growing trend among coffee enthusiasts. What’s so special about pour over coffee? The best way to Continue…

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