Coffee 101

Everything you've ever wanted to know about coffee. From beans and roasting to brewing and drinking.

Gravity Brewing

Brewing 101

Covering the basics of brewing and ratios to what you need to know about the most popular brewing methods.

Types of beans

Beans 101

Explaining the difference between the five most common types of beans and their characteristics.

Special roasts

Roasting 101

The type of roast has the greatest effect on flavor and body. We explain what to expect from light to dark roasts.

FRENCH PRESS COFFEE

French Press 101

French press coffee is the most popular method of brewing full flavored coffee. Here's everything you need to know about this method. From history to brewing. 

Best French Press Coffee Makers

We've rounded up 20 of the top selling French press coffee makers to bring you our top 10 favorites. 

Best Travel French Presses

Featuring our favorite French presses for the person on the go. We consider the ideal products for camping and everyday office use.

Whether you’re camping in Yosemite, the Ozarks, or the Adirondacks, coffee is a must! ...

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Product Reviews

Here are the best of coffee related products. From grinders, brewing devices to coffee related accessories. We've tested 100s of kitchen related products to bring you the best of our results.

BREWING

Best French Press Coffee Makers

We've rounded up 20 of the top selling French press coffee makers to bring you our top 10 favorites. 

Top Brewing Methods 

These are the most popular methods to brewing coffee. From AreoPress, to an insanely tasty ice coffee known as New Orleans Iced style. We also feature our favorite product for each brewing method. 

GRINDING

Capresso Burr Grinder: Best for the Money

The Capresso is a mid-priced burr grinder designed to provide a fairly constant grind. We own one mostly because it's hard to walk away from value. 

MAKERS

What You Need to Know at a Glance The Gaggia Brera Super espresso machine ...

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French Presses are all the rage these days. You’ve probably bought one before, or ...

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